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Theses

Select one of the collections below to find theses written by master and doctorate students from Curtin and around the world.

  • Curtin theses (print and digital) in the catalogue
    Theses written by Curtin’s master and doctorate students.
  • espace
    Curtin’s institutional repository espace, is an open access digital collection containing the research output of Curtin staff and students.
  • Trove
    The National Library’s ‘discovery service’ for information, resources and people – including Australian theses in digital and print form.
  • OAIster
    A global catalog of digital resources from open archive repositories – including theses. Search the world for a thesis on your subject using Advanced Search and Content Type “thesis”
  • Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
    International collections of electronic theses and dissertations.
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
    International collections of full text electronic theses and dissertations.
  • WorldCat
    Find items in libraries near you.
  • British Library – EThOS e-theses online service
    A comprehensive listing of UK doctoral research theses with free access to the full text of many electronic and digitised works. Requires free registration to access.

Requests for theses not available through the sources above (staff and HDR students only)

Search the above listed theses databases to see if the thesis you require is freely available online. If you cannot find it, you can request a copy via the Library’s Document Delivery service.

To submit a request, please complete the Document Delivery Request Form or follow the steps described in Requesting Items . You will be notified via email when your request is available. The time taken to receive theses varies considerably, but you are advised to allow at least six weeks.

Some theses may not be supplied due to copyright restrictions or embargoes, or a variety of other reasons given by the supplying institution.

Requests for copies of Curtin Theses by members of the public

Members of the public can request copies of theses held at universities via the National Library Copies Direct service:

  1. Click on describe the item, then under Order form for copies and Reproductions choose Book and click on Select Order form.
  2. The form should then be completed with as many details as possible.
  3. It is important under the additional information section to type Thesis.