Thank you for agreeing to act as an examiner of a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidate at The University of Queensland.

This guide outlines the examination process and describes your obligations as an examiner. Please use it to acquaint yourself with the process and your role as an external examiner.

Information in this guide is based on the policy document Framework for Best Practice in Doctoral Examination in Australia by the Council of Deans and Directors of Graduate Studies in Australia, and the Australian Qualifications Framework 2011.

The University policies governing the examination of HDR candidates can be found in the UQ Policies and Procedures Library.