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EGIS Resource Centre: EGIS Dissertation Database

A guide to services and resources available from the EGIS Resource Centre

EGIS UG & PGT Dissertations

Use the EGIS dissertation search tool to search and download any electronically submitted dissertations. 

For off-campus access see instructions opposite.

Only dissertations awarded an A or B grade are available.  Database last updated 2021.

  • Log in using your Heriot-Watt student username and password (as used for the student portal, email and Canvas). 
  • Search by author surname, any words from title or from the list of keywords.
  • Matching records will display on screen.
  • Click on the relevant hyperlink to download the dissertation.

Please note, IPE and Life Sciences programmes are not part of this database.

Search Tips for the EGIS Dissertation Database:

Off campus access

For off-campus access you must first log-in via Keyserver:

Keyserver requires requires multi-factor authentication (MFA).  See the link below for further instructions (note, you have to have the App for Keyserver to work).

Once you have set up MFA, you can then access Keyserver using the link below:

Note: use your full email address to sign in e.g. []

Once you have logged into an on-campus PC using Keyserver, then you can search EGIS dissertations using the link below: