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Finding past dissertations

The Library has some past undergraduate and taught postgraduate dissertations, but not in every subject. They are all listed in LibrarySearch. To find dissertations for a particular degree:

  1. Do a keyword search for your degree programme, e.g. ba politics, msc public relations. Make sure you Search Everything.
  2. Click on the Dissertations filter on the right hand side.
  3. You may wish to sort your results so that the most recent are at the top of the list. Sort by Date-newest.
  4. Some dissertations are available online. When prompted, enter your university username and password to get access.
  5. Dissertations in print format have a Thesis Number. You can request these from store.

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