Apply for an extension

You may apply to extend your candidature once you have completed full-time study for the duration listed against your degree in the Handbook.

  1. You apply to extend your candidature as part of your progress review meeting with your supervisors and advisory committee. Use the Progress Review Form sent to you by your Graduate School.
  2. Complete the form with your advisory committee and return it to your graduate research administrator.

Apply for an extension


  • Extensions are usually for 6 months full-time or 12 months part-time.
  • If you apply for an extension after the maximum course duration, the decision will be made at the discretion of your department and fees may apply.

International students

Check requirements regarding renewing your student visa before you apply.

Extra information

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