This Guide covers finding and locating theses and dissertations produced at HKBU, at other Hong Kong universities, and beyond.
How soon will an HKBU thesis/dissertation become available?
The author may request an embargo period of 1 year from the date the Library receives the thesis from the Graduate School.
The HKBU Library provides access to all theses produced by research postgraduate students (i.e. M.Phil. and Ph.D.) at HKBU, plus a selection of dissertations by students enrolled in taught postgraduate programs (MA, MFA, MCM, MSM, MHM, and DBA*).
*MA = Master of Arts; MFA = Master of Fine Arts; MCM= Master of Chinese Medicine 中醫學碩士學位; MSM= Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Chinese Medicine 中藥學碩士學位; MHM= Master of Science in Personal Health Management 中醫健康管理理學碩士; DBA = Doctor of Business Administration
Printed copies are kept on Level 4 of the Library:
-For use within the Library only
-Earliest theses date back to 1991
Electronic versions are available in the . You can browse or :
Full text is available online worldwide for theses and dissertations submitted since Sep 2013
Full text is available online within the HKBU Community only for theses and dissertations submitted between Mar 2004 and Sep 2013
Full text is only available on print for theses and dissertations submitted before Mar 2004; however, abstracts and tables of contents are available online