Swansea University

13. Availability of Thesis

This section should be read in conjunction with the University’s Guide to the Submission and Presentation of a Thesis for Research Students and the University's Guide to the Examination of Research Students.

13.1

A thesis submitted for a higher degree of the University shall normally be openly available and subject to no security classification or restriction of access.

13.2

Notwithstanding paragraph 13.1, the University may be permitted, on a special recommendation approved by the Head of College or nominee, to place a bar access to a candidate’s work for a period of up to five years. An application for a bar on access should be made to the Head of College or nominee prior to the examination of the thesis.

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