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Health Sciences: Theses

Guide to resources for assessment tasks in health issues, health education and public health

Thesis preparation

The Monash Institute of Graduate Research (MIGR) website outlines the requirements for thesis preparation.

See also podcasts on topics including:

  • thesis by publications
  • the thesis examination process
  • eThesis - managing copyright
  • building a thesis

Learning Skills Advisers can provide assistance regarding the processes of preparing and writing a thesis. Contact your adviser to make an appointment.

See also the Learning Support for Higher Degree Research Students website to access a wealth of useful online resources, including information to help you write the thesis.

Librarians can help you to create an effective search strategy for researching your topic and advise you on the best techniques for searching online databases and other sources. They can also provide assistance, training and support in the use of EndNote bibliographic software. Get in touch with your contact librarian to make an appointment.

Finding theses held by the Library

The Library receives one copy of each doctoral and masters thesis accepted by Monash University.  Theses are not available for loan, and generally only the microfiche copies are available for consultation.

To search for a specific thesis held by the Library, in Basic search, type your keywords (enclose in quotation marks if it is a phrase) and click Go.  From the results screen refine your results using the Theses limit on the left side of the screen. 

If finding a thesis using Advanced search, enter your keywords and select Theses in the Material type drop-down list.  Click Go.

Use the Limits to further refine your search as needed.

Finding theses online

Obtaining a copy of a thesis

The library website provides information on obtaining theses.