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Faculty of Science

Higher Degree Research (HDR)

HDR Supervision Enhancement Program

The Supervision Enhancement Program is designed to help Supervisors understand HDR supervision as an extension of teaching. The program draws on best practice in learning, teaching, supervising and researching to help you become a better supervisor and researcher.


The program has two components: an orientation program and an annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) update program. 


To learn more, please go to this website


Cotutelle and Joint PhD

Macquarie University has been participating in cotutelle degree programs since 1999. These became a formal component of our research strategy in 2007, and again in 2015. The aim is to establish deep, continuing relations with international research universities international research universities through the joint research candidate supervision.


More useful HDR related links

Faculty of Science Departmental Director HDR (DD HDR) Guideline

Macquarie University Supervisor Register (MQSR)

Macquarie University Code of Conduct

Macquarie University HDR Supervision Website