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Thesis Submission

How to prepare and complete submission of your final thesis to Flinders University

Open Access

Unless otherwise approved by the Dean of Graduate Research in accordance with the provisions of clause 11.2 of the HDR Thesis Rules, theses accepted for the award of a degree and uploaded to the University’s digital repository shall be available for open access.

You may request to restrict access to your thesis for a period of up to 36 months at the point of thesis submission.

Retrospective submission of Flinders HDR theses to the digital repository is welcomed, please contact us at eResearch@flinders.edu.au for instructions.

 The advantages of Open Access to your thesis include:

  • The research has a global audience, and students gain world wide exposure and recognition
  • More immediate access to research findings is available 
  • Access is independent of time, place and computer system/platform
  • Theses are protected from physical damage or loss

There are no costs involved in making your thesis available to a global audience.


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