It is the general policy that all postgraduate students register for an MSc degree.  Supervisors and thesis committees may approve the transfer of a student from an MSc to a PhD during the second year (typically around 15 months).  This is subject to satisfactory progress and adequate funding being available.  The postgraduate student must apply to transfer – this does not automatically happen and the supervisor cannot apply for the student. Please click form for a link to the Change in Registration form on the UCC Graduate Studies website.

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