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Theses and dissertations

Resources for finding and writing theses and dissertations

Find dissertations and theses in the CityU LibraryFind

Search the CityU LibraryFind to find theses/dissertations on your topic from:

  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong universities
  • Universities worldwide

To locate theses/dissertations, you may use Advanced Search in CityU LibraryFind. Enter keywords from your topic and choose Resource Type - Dissertations.

Tip: To find electronic only, refine your results by choosing Availability – Available Online.

Theses and dissertations completed @ CityU.

Covers CityU theses & taught postgraduate dissertations. Browse by degree, department and title.

Browse the list of titles available in CityU LibraryFind.


- To browse the list of titles by CityU Department/Degree, refine the results by CityU Department Unit or CityU Degree.

- To find print copies, refine the results by choosing Availability – Available in Library.

-To find a comprehensive list of theses, enter “City University of Hong Kong” OR “City Polytechnic of Hong Kong” in the search box

Note: “City Polytechnic of Hong Kong” was the former name of CityU until 1994. Using the former name to search allows CityU LibraryFind to retrieve older dissertations.


*Access to the full text of many CityU online theses and dissertations is restricted to CityU staff & students.


Where are printed CityU theses kept in the Library?

Printed copies of theses and dissertations completed at CityU are located in the CityU Dissertations in the Library.

They are not available for loan.