Postgraduate research theses contain ‘a wealth of data… which can shed light on very interesting areas’ (The British Library, 2014).
You can find theses submitted by University of Manchester postgraduate research students from the late 19th Century to the present day using the Library Search box above. Or try the Advanced Search for more options (select 'Theses' from the drop-down list for ‘Material type’).
Follow the links below for more information about accessing theses submitted by Manchester researchers, as well as theses from authors all over the world.
Doctoral theses submitted from 2010 onwards which are currently Open Access are available to view via the University’s Research Explorer.
The Library’s print collection of doctoral theses, submitted prior to electronic submission in 2010, can be found via Library Search.
Search ProQuest for digitised pre-2010 Manchester theses, as well as over four million theses and dissertations from institutions around the world.
Search EThOS for nearly half a million theses from institutions around the UK, including older Manchester doctoral theses.