Maximum Period of study
Programme MPhil PhD Joint PhD
admitted on the basis of an MPhil or equivalent (an RPg degree with a dissertation as an award requirement) conferred by a recognised university admitted on the basis of a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours (or equivalent qualification), conferred by a recognised university, OR a Master’s degree admitted under Collaborative PhD Training Programme
FT 3 years 5 years 6 years See Appendix 1
PT 5 years 7 years 9 years Not applicable

Important Note: Extension of maximum period of study shall not be permitted under normal circumstances.