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Theses - Research Guide

Murdoch Theses

Find a Thesis on a Topic

Use the Library catalogue keyword search. Include the words Murdoch University theses and a topic keyword.

For example: If you search for Murdoch University theses sustainability, you will find a range of theses on this topic.

Finding PhD, MPhil and Professional Doctorate Theses

To find a list of all PhD, MPhil and Professional doctorate theses:

  • Search the Catalogue by Title
  • Enter Murdoch University theses [Name of award] For example: Murdoch University theses PhD

Second copies of theses submitted prior to 2002 are held in the general collection. These are available for loan.

From 2003 most theses are also available electronically. Digital copies are available via the Murdoch Research Repository:

Finding Honours Theses

To find a list of all Honours theses:

  • Search the Catalogue by Title 
  • Enter Murdoch University theses [Program of Study] For example: Murdoch University theses Biological Sciences honours 

Acessing a Thesis

Most graduate research thesis published prior to 2017 have two entries in the library catalogue, simply click on Murdoch Research Repository to access the online copy:

If there is only one print version of a thesis, please request a thesis from Special Collections and note that theses can only be used in the Library.