How to find theses, write and deposit your thesis.

Depositing Electronic Theses

Please ensure you have read and are familiar with the Research Higher Degree Theses Policy and Procedure and Doctor of Philosophy by Portfolio Course Rules Policy and Procedure before lodging your thesis.

Students are required to submit an electronic copy of their thesis to Research Elements. Please contact the School of Graduate Research for further details. Accompanying research datasets can also be submitted via Research Elements.

Electronic theses will be deposited into aCQUIRe, CQUniversity's Institutional Repository, via Research Elements. They may be searched using aCQUIRe and will be harvested by the Australian discovery service TROVE opens in a new window.

Application for restricted access needs to be made to the Office of Research as outlined in the above procedures and details provided in the Library Declaration component of the Submission of Thesis of Portfolio – Research Higher Degree form.


The OAK Law Copyright Guide for Research Students: What you need to know about copyright before depositing your electronic thesis in an online repository opens in a new window outlines some issues you may need to consider if you have used material from a third party in your thesis.