Before reading the guidelines outlined on this page, ensure you have reviewed all the information about Progress Reviews, including the criteria for each review, and PPL4.60.05 Higher Degree by Research Candidature Progression.

How to organise a Progress Review

The following guidelines outline the management and conduct of HDR Progress Reviews in the School of Music. These guidelines should be used in combination with the policy and procedures documents in PPL4.60.05 Higher Degree by Research Candidature Progression. Further instructions to help you to arrange your upcoming review are available here.

Progress Reviews Snapshot

 

Confirmation of Candidature (R1)

Review 2 (R2)

Review 3 (R3)

Candidature Documents

Project Documents

  • Updated research proposal
  • Statement of progress since commencement
  • Updated research plan
  • iThenticate report
  • Example of written work
  • Example of artistic work (if applicable)
  • Statement of progress since R1
  • Updated research plan
  • iThenticate report
  • Full draft of thesis
  • Full draft of folio of artistic work (if applicable)
  • Statement of progress since R2
  • Updated research plan
  • iThenticate report

Review Meeting

60 minutes

30 minutes

60 minutes

Oral Presentation

Open presentation about research project (20 minutes presentation + 10 minutes questions)

Closed presentation about research project (10 minutes presentation + 20 minutes questions)

Open presentation about final research findings (30 minutes presentation + 10 minutes questions)

Note: Documents should be submitted by the census date in of research quarter in which your review is due.

Panel Composition

Your Progress Review Panel (PRP) in the School of Music will consist of a chair, a reviewer and advisors.