Deposit your thesis



Sensitivity and commercial value

If your thesis contains material that is sensitive or confidential or has commercial value you may need to restrict access to it with an embargo or redact parts of it.

Sensitive or confidential information

This may be:

  • information likely to pose a security threat
  • information that could lead to the identification (and possible targeting) of individuals or communities
  • information, data or statistics to which you've been given privileged access
  • libellous content, or material which is likely to bring the University into disrepute, or incur liability.

Commercial value

This could apply if your findings have resulted in:

  • a commercially applicable service or product
  • a patentable idea or product.

What you should do

Take expert advice from your supervisor to help you decide if you need to:



Last Updated: 03/07/2018