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Health Sciences - Faculty LibGuide: Theses and Dissertations

Research assistance, subject guides and useful library resources compiled by the Faculty of Health Sciences librarians.

Guidelines for submitting Dissertations and e-Theses

Statistical Consultation Services (STATKON)

Statistical consultation services (STATKON)

Statistical Consultation Services (STATKON) offers support on research design and analysis to UJ academics and postgraduate students. More information about STATKON services: 

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011 559 2851

UJ Theses and Dissertations

National Electronic Thesis and Dissertations

Open Access Repositories

  • Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR)
    The OpenDOAR service provides a quality-assured listing of open access repositories around the world. OpenDOAR is primarily a service to enhance and support the academic and research activities of the global community. OpenDOAR maintains a comprehensive and authoritative list of institutional and subject-based repositories.
  • South African Academic Open Access Repositories (in OpenDOAR)
    Provides a list of links to Institutional repositories of SA universities and research organizations i.e. CSIR.

International Theses and Dissertations

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.

South African (SA) Universities

What is a Dissertation and Thesis

A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.

UJ Thesis and Dissertations