This outlines the obligations associated with postgraduate by research at Sunway University, as well as the roles and responsibilities within the framework of postgraduate research. The University is responsible for establishing and maintaining a research culture consistent with the Malaysian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, developing policies and procedures applicable to all postgraduate research students, irrespective of the course in which they are enrolled (Masters or Doctoral).
Postgraduate students are expected to carry out the research with a positive commitment, taking full advantage of available resources and facilities, and presence of the supervisor(s), other academic staff and fellow students. Postgraduate students are responsible for their course of study and conducting, communicating and defending their proposed research plan and outcome. Some of their key responsibilities include:
Postgraduate students will be supported through frequent supervision sessions, and relevant meetings, seminars and lectures. The supervisor will provide guidance in planning the research and in the thesis preparation. Postgraduate students may also be advised on areas where further training is needed.
Below are some of the examples that postgraduate students will expect from the supervisor:
Information regarding Postgraduate Guidelines, Forms, and other Resources can be found here.
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