The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Victoria University is VU's Doctoral Degree (Research) program, and qualifies individuals who acquire and apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge, in one or more fields of investigation or scholarship.  This unit contributes to the research student's progress towards the production of a thesis in an approved thesis format for independent examination by at least two external expert examiners of international standing. In this unit of study the student will be expected to demonstrate progress towards thesis completion as per the Learning Outcomes and procedures outlined as part of the university's Higher Degrees by Research Policy.

Unit details

Study level:
Postgraduate
Credit points:
48
Unit code:
BEC8900

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Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Thesis Research Thesis Pass/Fail
The student will demonstrate substantial progress towards completion of the research thesis through formal meetings with their thesis supervisors, who will provide formative feedback. The unit will be internally assessed by the supervisory team, the College and University through 6- or 12-monthly progress reports. On completion, the thesis will be assessed through independent examination by at least two external expert examiners of international standing.

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