Answered By: Thesis Team
Last Updated: 25 Sep, 2018     Views: 1386

Following award, the University requires all doctorate and MPhil graduates to deposit the final corrected thesis in the Library, for archiving in BURA, the University's repository of staff and student research.

As a unique contribution to the body of research in your discipline, your thesis will also automatically be deposited in the British Library collection of UK theses, eThOS. 

For information on plagiarism detection checks and your thesis carried out before your Viva examination, contact the postgraduate administration team in your College.

Depositing your final, corrected thesis in the Library

Following award, successful theses are then submitted to the Library for deposit in BURA, the University's open access research archive, as required under University regulations. This must be done to receive confirmation of your award.

Please supply the Library with:

  • A CD/DVD containing the final, corrected version of your thesis as a single unsecured file in PDF or Word format; including appendices;
  • A copy of your award letter from Registry
  • A completed Thesis Deposit Licence Form

To submit your thesis for archiving, in order to receive confirmation of award, please go to the Library Help Desk with all of the above, or send to:

Thesis Submission
Library Services, Bannerman Centre
Brunel University London
Uxbridge, UB8 3PH
United Kingdom

Links to further information and the Thesis Deposit Licence form are available below and from the Submitting your thesis page on our website.