If the author wishes to extend the restriction, the author should contact the Scholarly Communications Services team at: Submission of this form with your thesis helps with the planning of degree congregations. If the latter, then your degree certificate will be sent to your home address after the degree congregations. Further information in relation to this is contained on the webpage below. For further information please see:
Where additional examiners have been appointed, extra soft bound copies of your thesis will be required for each examiner. Any requests for the electronic copy of the thesis will be passed on to the author who will have opportunity to give or withhold their consent for a full-text copy to be supplied to a named requester. The calculation of the word length excludes: The maximum period of restriction the library will countenance is years from date of graduation; however such a lengthy restriction is not advised. Alternatively, you can post your thesis to the following address:
Benefits of Option A: You should consult your supervisor if you are unsure about the inclusion of any previously published work in your thesis.
Please note that it you are posting your thesis, it must by received uin Research Student Administration by your submission deadline. You must consider whether your thesis includes any copyright material belonging to someone else.
You should therefore be aware of the maximum word length for your thesis. A long-term Option C restriction will hinder the ability of researchers in the field to access the thesis, especially those based outside Birmingham and overseas.
Your Supervisor or School may also request a copy. If the author wishes to extend the restriction, the author should contact the Scholarly Communications Services team at: Where an author is uncontactable the library reserves the right to seek permission from the head of the school or department where the thesis was completed. Copyright law applies to theses and dissertations written by students as part of their studies in the same way as it applies to other copyright works. Where additional examiners have been appointed, extra soft bound copies of your thesis will be required for each examiner.
You can submit your thesis in person at the Aston Webb Student Hub. The stated maximum number of words excludes tables, diagrams including associated legendsappendices, references, footnotes and endnotes, the bibliography and any bound published material.
Dissertations – University of Birmingham
The electronic copy for the Turnitin check should be submitted at the same time as you submit your paper copies for examination. Make sure that you are familiar with the University guidance on plagiarism and speak to your supervisor. Alternatively, you can post your thesis to the following address: The thesis is made accessible on an all rights reserved basis meaning authors maintain copyright and does not limit what the author can go on to do with the work.
This in turn will likely result in fewer academic citations and a reduced academic impact.
Forms and other thesis enquiries You can find information on submitting your thesis, including forms and queries about content, submission dates, examination and degree-awarding procedures, from Research Student Administration RSA. Shortly before the embargo expires we will contact the author to confirm that the original post embargo choice is still correct.
The maximum number of words in the thesis or report is shown in the table below.
You can find information on submitting your thesis, including forms and queries about content, submission dates, examination and degree-awarding procedures, from Research Student Administration RSA. If any material is included in your thesis which is a result of collaborative working, you must include details of how much of the work is your own and how much is that of other people. Arranging and presenting your thesis Our online courses guide you through the process of arranging and presenting your thesis: However, this guide does not deal with the content and academic standard required of a thesis.
Further information in relation to this is contained on the webpage below. Once an Option D Embargo expires, the thesis will revert to becoming subject to the terms of Option A, B or C depending on the preference indicated by the author.
Declarations form PDF – KB To declare that the work you are submitting is your own to confirm the word length of your thesis, that the examination bbham is an exact copy of the copy submitted to Turnitin and to declare whether you have used a third party editor. Please note, that if you received UKRI funding to support your studies, an option B restriction cannot last for more than 12 months beyond your date of graduation for it to be compliant with the UKRI funder terms.
It arises where work submitted is not the student’s own and has been taken from another source.
Please refer to Regulation 7. Embargoes are adjudicated upon by the library weighing up a variety of competing interests.
Congratulations… You’ve finished your thesis!
A metadata record will exist for the thesis on the eTheses Repository shortly after submission. Please see thesis word limits. Such permission will be granted for sound academic reasons and notified to the Senate or delegated authority at the beginning of the Registered Student’s registration.
An electronic hbam to your School for a Turnitin check. Plagiarism is a form of cheating and is a serious academic offence.