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TUS: Cite them right: Harvard Guide

Citing Theses

Theses can be in various formats, they can be published, unpublished or retrieved from a database.


Citing Theses: Examples

Material Type

In-Text Citation

Reference List Entry

See Cite Them Right, (2022) G4 p. 60


(Author, Date)
  • Author
  • Year of submission (in round brackets)
  • Title of thesis (in italics)
  • Degree statement
  • Degree awarding body

    If available online

  • Available at: DOI or URL (Accessed: date)
Example 1: Thesis (Werdin, 2011, p. 13) Daly, L. (2022) Performance attenuation and recovery in Gaelic games. PhD thesis. Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands. Available at: (Accessed: 23 August 2023).