Thesis submission

When submitting your thesis, you must sign a Copyright and Release of Thesis for Examination form which grants Curtin University the right, following the award of the degree to display or copy any or all of the thesis for use within Curtin University and make available the thesis to other persons or organisations being either educational or industrial, for reference purposes or for other legitimate educational purposes. In addition, this form confirms that the work presented is yours alone and has not been submitted for another academic award. Your must also confirm that you have emailed an Abstract, or short summary of your thesis of not more than 75 words which has been approved by your Supervisor, to the Thesis Examinations Officer for inclusion in the Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement. A Graduate Statement shall be issued to students who have their degree conferred on or after 1 November 2010. Your supervisor, on behalf of the Thesis Committee, will also sign this form confirming submission for examination.

Title page approval

You are required to have your thesis title page approved before submission. Please email your title page to the Thesis Examinations Office. Your title page must be checked to confirm that the title and layout are both correct.
Please note, that if you wish to change your title from that approved at candidacy you must first submit an Application for Variation to Candidacy form. [.pdf – 94kB]

For recipients of scholarships, please contact the Scholarships Manager in the Office of Research & Development. Scholarship recipients may be eligible for reimbursements regarding binding fees. For further information regarding postgraduate research scholarships, visit the Graduate Research School scholarships page.

Digital thesis submission

Once your thesis has been passed, you are also required to submit a digital copy of the final version in a format approved by the University Graduate Studies Committee.

This electronic version will be held in Curtin’s institutional repository eSpace@Curtin, which will allow world-wide access to your work.

For detailed information on how to submit your thesis in a digital format, visit the Submission page on the Curtin University Library website.