Research Students

Courses Requirements

School may have additional or other requirements on courses to be taken by research students. Therefore, research students are strongly advised to check with their own School on the courses requirements.

Academic Unit (AU) Requirement

An academic unit (AU) is a measure of student's work load associated with both class attendance and preparation.

In general, a higher degree course is worth 3 AU. One AU is equivalent to 13 teaching hours.

Maximum Number of AU/Courses Allowed To Register Per Term

Master students are allowed to register up to 9 AU (3 courses) per term of study, while Ph.D. students are  allowed to register up to 15 AU (5 courses) per term of study.


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