When referencing a thesis or dissertation, include the type and the awarding institution in brackets after the title—e.g., (Master's thesis, The University of Waikato). Give the name of the institution's repository and link directly to the thesis document. For example:
Author, A. (Date). Title of thesis or dissertation: Subtitle in italic sentence case [Type and awarding institution]. Name of institution's repository. URL
Reference list entry
Stewart, A. S. (2017). Critical thinking in nursing: A critical discourse analysis of a perpetual paradox (Doctoral thesis, Auckland University of Technology). Auckland University of Technology Open Theses & Dissertations. https://openrepository.aut.ac.nz/bitstream/handle/10292/10838/StewartA.pdf?sequence=3&isAllowed=y
Stewart (2017) suggests ... (p. 143).
... (Stewart, 2017, p. 143).