Getting Started

All research postgraduate students are required to deposit one printed copy and one electronic copy of their thesis. This site provides full details of the process. The sections below provide details on what you need to do and the various aspects of the process you need to consider. Please read through each section before following the instructions on Depositing your thesis. If you need help with any aspect of the process please e-mail Please note separate regulations apply to Glasgow School of Art students, who are also required to submit one print and one electronic copy of their thesis to the Glasgow School of Art. Please email for further information.

Including copyright material
Details of what you need to do if you are including 3rd party copyright material in your thesis or if you wish to include work you yourself have published in your thesis, e.g. journal articles.
Restricting Access
Information on the options for restricting access to your thesis for a limited period of time.
Thesis Format
Details of how to convert your thesis to PDF and other information relating to format, including production of the print version of your thesis.
Depositing your thesis
How to deposit your thesis in the online repository.
Getting Help and Advice
Contact details for further information and guidance.
Frequently Asked Questions
A summary of commonly asked questions relating to electronic theses.

For Staff

Graduate School staff
Information on procedures for staff.
Further information for supervisors.