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Swinburne theses submission

Submitting your thesis

Since 1 March 2005, all Swinburne higher degree students are required to submit a digital copy of their thesis to Research Higher Degrees. Swinburne theses are then made available for immediate public access through Swinburne Research Bank.

Restrictions on access

You may request to restrict access to your thesis for an embargo period up to 24 months.


Swinburne Research Bank is open to the public, so it is important that you check your thesis for any material that is subject to copyright, such as tables, graphs, images or photographs.

If you have included copyright material which does not belong to you, you must either obtain permission to include that material or omit it from the digital version of your thesis. Please include a notation where material has been removed. Note that this does not apply to the printed version of your thesis. If you need assistance, contact the Swinburne Copyright Office.

Theses published prior to 2005

Former Swinburne research students are welcome and encouraged to provide a digital copy of their thesis for inclusion in Swinburne Research Bank. For more information on making your thesis available online, email