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History and Welsh History: Theses


Currently Aberystwyth University libraries, the National Library of Wales and the Aberystwyth Research Portal, receive from AU academic departments:

  • All successful research theses

and also stock pre 2013 Taught Master’s:

  • theses on a Welsh subject
  • theses achieving a distinction

Further information visit the Theses webpage. 

Print theses

Print theses

Aberystwyth has a theses collection which can be useful when you come to write your own.

The collection is located on Level F of the Hugh Owen Library. Some theses are located in the External Store and are accessible by placing a request through Primo the Library Catalogue. 

You may use the simple keyword search on Primo to search for any Aberystwyth University thesis: e.g. Irish thesis.

They are available for reference use only (use in the Library only - cannot be borrowed).


Electronic theses at Aberystwyth University

The Aberystwyth Research Portal makes the very best of Aberystwyth University's staff and postgraduate research openly available online, free of charge.

Content in the portal includes published outputs, postgraduate theses, project details, as well as records for other esteem activities.

The portal also includes Personal Profiles of all current staff and research students.

This allows browsers of the Portal to view on one page all related research content linked to that person. Browsing is also possible by department.

Other Electronic Theses

Search over 500,000 doctoral theses using EThOS (this service is temporarily unavailable), the online theses service via the British Library. Download instantly for your research, or order a scanned copy quickly and easily.

National Library of Wales

Other theses from Welsh Universities are deposited at the National Library of Wales.