The basics of a reference list entry for an unpublished thesis:
|Material Type||In-Text Example||Reference List Example|
Suwetwattanakul, C. (2010). Developing a knowledge sharing model for the implementation of the learning organization in Thailand (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
Maddigan, P. (2010). Women and career advancement: a case study in the Australian Federal Police (Unpublished master's thesis). Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
Don't repeat the city of location if it is part of the University's name.
|Thesis: Published||(Binder, 2009)||
Binder, G. (2009). Corporate governance in Arab countries: Development of corporate governance in Arab and MENA countries. Vienna, Austria: University of Vienna.
|Thesis: Institutional Repository||(Barua, 2010)||
Barua, S. (2010). Drought assessment and forecasting using a nonlinear aggregated drought index (Doctoral dissertation, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia). Retrieved from http://vuir.vu.edu.au/1598
Include the university and location for a non-U.S. online thesis.
|Thesis: Commercial database||(McGahuey, 2009)||
McGahuey, C. A. (2009). Psychology as a valid science: An attitudinal survey (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 305152264)
|Thesis: from the Web||(Bruckman, 1997)||
Bruckman, A. (1997). MOOSE Crossing: Construction, community, and learning in a networked virtual world for kids (Doctoral dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Retrieved from http://www-static.cc.gatech.edu/~asb/thesis
Location of the university is not included for a U.S. thesis.