This information will help you to find theses, obtain copies and submit your thesis to the UWA Research Repository.
Effective from 16 May 2016, the UWA Library will cease collecting the print copies of UWA Master's and PhD theses. The only official copy of the thesis will be the electronic version which can be accessed via the UWA Research Repository.
Alternatively, browse the UWA Theses collection using Advanced Search Options. Select Doctoral and/or Master's Thesis in the Types field.
Print copies of UWA Master's and PhD theses (submitted prior to mid-2016) are held in Store and can be located by searching in OneSearch.
We do not collect honours dissertations; for access to UWA honours dissertations, please contact the appropriate Faculty/School.
Photocopying specific pages or sections of theses can be done in person in Reid Library.
Theses are supplied in PDF on CD.
Payment must be by credit card. You will be contacted with details of the online payment form once availability of the thesis has been confirmed.
To make a request please complete a Thesis Request form:
Non-UWA theses can be located by searching the following online databases:
UWA staff and postgraduate students can request a copy of a non-UWA thesis through Get It if the full-text is not available through the resources listed above.
Any thesis which meets the definition of "thesis by research" can be submitted to the UWA Research Repository. This includes theses written for the Doctor of Philosophy and some master's by research programs. The only condition is that the thesis must have already met all the conditions for Award.
Students who commenced their candidature after March 2003 are required to lodge their thesis with the Repository, and will have been advised of this requirement by the Graduate Research School.