Cover Page  
   
Preface  
   
Contents  
   
1.    Roles of Stakeholders  
       1.1 Stakeholders  
       1.2 Interaction between the student and the supervisor  
       1.3 Graduate Panel  
   
2.    Basic Information on Programmes and Courses  
       2.1 Postgraduate Research Programmes  
       2.2 Types of Research Postgraduate Programmes  
       2.3 Graduate attributes of research postgraduate programmes  
       2.4 Modes of study  
       2.5 Courses  
       2.6 Course code and sequence  
   
3.    Admissions  
       3.1 Admission process  
       3.2 Entrance requirements  
       3.3 Monitoring of entrance quality  
       3.4 Re-instatement and Re-admission  
   
4.    Registration/Residence Requirements/Leaves  
       4.1 Orientation  
       4.2 Student registration  
       4.3 Course selection / withdrawal / additions  
       4.4 Residence requirements  
       4.5 Normative and maximum study periods  
       4.6 Shortening of normative study period  
       4.7 Programme change  
       4.8 Leave of absence and tuition fee transfer  
       4.9 Student visa  
       4.10 Employment  
   
5.    Progress towards Graduation  
       5.1 Graduation requirements  

       5.2 Course requirements

 
       5.3 Postgraduate students taking undergraduate courses and undergraduate students taking postgraduate courses  
       5.4 Research thesis and oral defense  
       5.5 Candidature for doctoral degree  
       5.6 Qualifying Examination for doctoral degree  
       5.7 Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL)  
       5.8 Minimum Cumulative GPA  
       5.9 Other requirements  
       5.10 Course and unit exemptions  
       5.11 Research Progress Report  
       5.12 School/Unit Duties and Teaching Assistant  
       5.13 Language policy  
   
6.    Assessment and Examination for Taught Courses of RPG Programmes  
       6.1 Assessment of academic performance  
       6.2 Course grades  
       6.3 Examination administration  
       6.4 Unsatisfactory performance  
   
7.    Thesis  
       7.1 Preparation for research and thesis writing; language of thesis  
       7.2 Research Ethics  
       7.3 Procedures  
       7.4 Thesis proposal and its defence  
       7.5 Declaration of intention to submit thesis  
       7.6 Submission of thesis  
       7.7 Thesis Assessment Committee  
       7.8 Oral defence  
       7.9 Assessment result of thesis and follow-up actions on different final grades  
       7.10 Re-submission  
       7.11 Deferment of submission of thesis  
       7.12 Submission of final version of thesis  
       7.13 Copyright of RPg theses  
   
8.    Supervisors  
       8.1 Assignment of supervisors  
       8.2 Eligibility requirements of a supervisor  
       8.3 Eligibility of Co-supervisors  
   
9.    Award of Degree  
       9.1 Recommendation for Award of Degree  
       9.2 Degree Certificate  
   
10.  Services and Support for students (To be developed)  
   
11.  Financial Assistance and Fees  
   
12.  Academic Honesty and Disciplinary Action  
       12.1 Academic honesty  
       12.2 Disciplinary Action  
   
13.   Appeals and Complaints  
   
14.   Course Evaluation and Feedback (To be developed)  
   
15.   Credentials  
        15.1 Academic Results  
        15.2 Transcripts  
        15.3 Letter of Certification  
        15.4 Report on Curriculum Details  
        15.5 Degree Certificate  
        15.6 Replacement of Degree Certificate  
        15.7 Certified True Copy of the Graduation Certificate  
   
16.   Transitional Arrangements  
   
         Supplymentary Materials