Research Postgraduate Student Handbook (2021/22)
 
 
 
Deadline for Confirmation of Registration

 

An RPg student is required to have his/her registration confirmed according to the deadline as stipulated below. Under the implementation of equal semester/term from 2021/22, a holistic view of different milestones of studies can be found here.

Study Mode Programme Normal Period of Study (years) Deadlines for Confirmation of Registration
For RPg students admitted from the 2017/18 cohort For RPg students admitted in or before the 2016/17 cohort
FT PhD 4 At the end of the first 6 semesters/terms At the end of the first 24 months
3 At the end of the first 5 semesters/terms At the end of the first 18 months
Collaborative PhD Training Programme See Appendix 1
Joint PhD
MPhil 2 At the end of the first 3 semesters/terms At the end of the first 12 months
PT PhD 8 At the end of the first 12 semesters/terms At the end of the first 48 months
6 At the end of the first 9 semesters/terms At the end of the first 36 months
MPhil 4 At the end of the first 6 semesters/terms At the end of the first 24 months

Remarks:
Some academic departments may set earlier deadlines for Confirmation of Registration for their RPg students. RPg students should check with their D/SGO for details.