Policies and guidelines for graduate research

  • All researchers, including graduate researchers at La Trobe University are bound by the provisions in the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research.
  • La Trobe policies, procedures and guidelines for graduate researchers and their supervisors are listed below.
  • For updates and FAQs about policies that have changed or are changing see the policy renewal project page.

All policies and procedures are currently hosted in the Policy Library (please see links below to guidelines stored on the Graduate Research School website).

Go to Policy Library

Documents available in the policy library

Admission and support

Candidature

Examination and thesis requirements

This suite of examination policies and procedures was approved by Academic Board at its meeting on 9 September 2015. From 4 January 2016 the new examinations policies and procedures applies to all candidates.

Progress

We are in the process of transitioning to a new progress framework. For further details, please see our new candidature and progress policies information page.

Research misconduct