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You and your thesis

As a doctoral student, writing up and submitting your thesis is the culmination of several years of work and study. Your thesis is a representation of what you have discovered, and is an important part of your profile as a researcher. 

In this section, you can find out about; things to consider as you write up and prepare to submit your thesis, what happens after the viva and your final submission, what Queen Mary does with your final thesis (and what you can do with it too), and what you need to tell us about your thesis so that we can help you share, or restrict, it.

The Queen Mary thesis collections

Your thesis will become part of the collection of theses held by Queen Mary Libraries, dating from 1910 until the present day.  The collection comprises theses, awarded by Queen Mary University of London and the University of London in the fulfilment of higher degrees studied at: 

  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Queen Mary and Westfield College
  • Queen Mary College
  • Westfield College
  • Barts and the London, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • London Hospital Medical College
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College

To find out more about the collections, go to the Thesis Collection pages.

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