University of Bath

Finding dissertations and theses

How to find University of Bath dissertations and theses in the library and online or search other libraries for theses and dissertations.

Undergraduate dissertations and project reports

Undergraduate dissertations and project reports are not provided by the Library in either online or printed format.

Masters dissertations

A sample of dissertations submitted for taught Masters degree courses are kept for five years and made available online to members of the University of Bath only.  You may also like to ask your academic department whether they can provide access to any additional dissertations.

Theses (University of Bath)

How to submit your thesis to the Library: instructional guide

How to search for a University of Bath thesis: the Library holds copies of all theses submitted to the University of Bath. You can access them via the following options:

  • Online: theses submitted since 1967 are available through the Research Portal - you can filter theses by department. Links to all of our digitised theses can also be found in the Library Catalogue.

  • Print copies of theses are available for reading in the Library only. Search for a title using the Library Catalogue. Request a thesis at the Issue Desk on Level 2. Please note: theses submitted in the past 13 years are available immediately but theses submitted more than 13 years ago will not be available until the next working day.

Theses listed by department (print and online): some recent theses will not appear in these lists. To view online copies only, click a link below and then click the 'full text online' option in the right-hand column.

Theses and dissertations from other institutions

  • EThOS: the UK’s national thesis service
  • PQDT Open: provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge
  • EBSCO Open Dissertations: provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge
  • NDLTD: Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations
  • OATD: Open Access Theses and Dissertations
  • DART-Europe
  • Theses Canada
  • Trove: theses & other content from the National Library of Australia