Maximum Period of study


Maximum Period of Study

2-year full-time MPhil programme

3 years

3-year full-time PhD programme

5 years

4-year full-time PhD programme

6 years

4-year part-time MPhil programme

5 years

6-year part-time PhD programme

7 years

8-year part-time PhD programme

9 years

For Collaborative PhD and Dual PhD students, please refer to Appendix 1 for the maximum period of study.

Extension of the maximum period of study shall not be permitted. The student shall be de-registered from the programme if he/she fails to submit the thesis to the office concerned upon the expiry of the maximum period of study.