Deposit your thesis

Use the instructions to deposit your thesis in the LJMU E-Theses Collection

The guidance on this page about depositing your thesis applies to all postgraduate research students (including staff) completing one of the following research degree awards:

  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) including PhD by Published Work

The University’s Research Degree Regulations require that on successful completion of a research degree award, all candidates must lodge an electronic copy of the final, approved version of their thesis in the LJMU E-Theses Collection.  Research degree certificates will not be released until this has been done.

There are two steps to depositing your thesis in LJMU E-Thesis Collection:

  • Complete the E-thesis Access Declaration and Deposit Agreement Form
    If you have access to eDoc, this form can be completed there, otherwise please contact: to request the form.

  • Deposit your thesis

Deposit Guide

Read your Deposit Guide to find out how to deposit your thesis to LJMU E-Thesis Collection using Symplectic - LJMU's research publications system.

E-Thesis Deposit Guide

Faq Items

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