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Researching Your Thesis: Finding Sample Theses

Useful resources to help you conduct research for your thesis

IT Carlow Institutional Repository & Research@THEA

The IT Carlow Institutional Repository ( is an online, open access collection of research output by academic staff, researchers and students of IT Carlow. The Repository includes:

  • PhD Theses
  • Research Master Theses.

The IT Carlow Institutional Repository is part of Research@THEA which also includes PhD, research Masters and taught Masters theses from:

  • Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Technology, Sligo
  • Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

Other Resources to Find Sample Theses


RIAN ( is a a portal which provides Open Access to publications from research institutions throughout Ireland. You can search for theses by using the filters in the advanced search



Examples of research projects and dissertations from undergraduate and taught postgraduate students at the University of Leeds can be found at


OpenAire is an online portal of European research publications where you can filter by different types of theses including undergraduate:


Other portals to search for theses are: