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Homepage / Accessing past Cranfield theses

Accessing past Cranfield theses


You may find it helpful to look at examples of past Cranfield theses when you are writing your own. They may be valuable for reading previous research, and for looking at the structure, style and methodology.

Important note: Please do not use them for referencing advice as we have updated both our Author-Date and Numbered referencing styles in recent years.

Here are the top 3 places to find past Cranfield theses. Please note that some of these are accessible only to specific communities or currently-registered Cranfield staff and students.

1. Masters Theses Archive

The Masters Theses Archive contains online copies of Cranfield Master’s theses since 2006 (but also some older ones).  Search or browse by School, title, author, supervisor or date. The links allow you to download the full-text in PDF. (Access limited to Cranfield staff and students).

2. Shrivenham Repository

Access online theses from Cranfield Defence and Security and the Shrivenham site. (Access limited to CDS staff and students). 

3. CERES, the Cranfield Research Repository

CERES contains the full-text of Cranfield research output, including both DBA and PhD theses. The database is publicly accessible and can either be searched or browsed by community. 

These are only our top three. A full list can be found on the Theses page of our website but, as always, if you have any questions please contact us.

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Karen Stokes

Written By: Karen Stokes

A Business Librarian since 2009, Karen leads support for the Cranfield MBA courses, both full-time and Executive.

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