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Games Design and Development: Theses

Theses in the Library

There is a selection of Games Design & Development related theses in the library. They are shelved in subject and date order in cabinets in the library. Folders listing titles and authors are held at the Library Desk. Browse through these to find topics of interest to you. Alternatively, follow the guidelines in the video below to search for listings of titles and subject areas on the library catalogue.

Please note: Theses are for library use only.


DART-Europe was founded in 2005 as a partnership of national and university libraries and consortia to improve global access to European research theses. The DART-Europe E-theses Portal is managed by UCL Library Services.

The DART-Europe partners help to provide researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
Free access to 825,310 open access research theses from 619 Universities in 28 European countries.

EthOS - British Library

EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses. It demonstrates the quality of UK research, and supports the UK Government’s open access principle that publications resulting from publicly-funded research should be made freely available for all researchers, providing opportunities for further research.

Research @THEA


Research@THEA is a free electronic resource where you can search the collections of the Technological Universities (TU) research output in a single search. Alternatively you can opt to search the research from a single TU using the individual site details.

Open Access Theses & Dissertations

Open Access Theses and Dissertations aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world

Digital Commons Network

Digital Commons Network

The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.


BASE, one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources, is operated by Bielefeld University Library. BASE provides more than 240 million documents, including dissertations and theses from more than 8,000 content providers. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). 



With PQDT Open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge (primarily North American in content).




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