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Transition to Research

Commencing FBE HDR candidates and their supervisors are requested to consider what training is advantageous at this early stage of the PhD. Academic writing and communication skills training and introduction to research design and research methods training is recommended to all new PhD candidates. The university provides many training opportunities for Higher Degree Research and Master of Research students. For more information, go to the Learning Skills Support website

There are many units that HDR candidates may audit on the request of the supervisor. The supervisor will approach the Lecturer in Charge of the unit to ask if the candidate can sit in on the unit. The faculty recommends that the candidate audits at most 2 units in any one session.