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Find Theses and Dissertations

Find theses and dissertations completed by AUT students, students from NZ universities and universities worldwide.

Other NZ theses/dissertations is a central place to locate open access research documents including postgraduate theses produced by New Zealand universities.


Advanced Search option

  • Enter your keyword/s in the search box
  • Select a time period if you wish
  • In the section of Specific Types, select Thesis and click Search
  • On the result page, you can use the Filter by on the right to select a university collection


NZ university library catalogues and repositories 

You can also search for theses/dissertations from an individual university by using their online library catalogue or institutional research repository:

Request print theses from other universities

You may request an interlibrary loan to get a thesis/dissertation that is not available online from other universities.  

Requests for NZ items are generally straightforward. The item will usually be provided for your use in the AUT Library only.

Requests for overseas items can involve significant expense so each request is negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact the Interlibrary Loans team by email or phone (09) 921 9999 ext 8662 to discuss your needs for borrowing theses/dissertations from other universities.