Thesis Binding Prices

PLEASE NOTE: Our Printing and Binding services are for University of Aberdeen registered students and staff only.

The Print Shop has now relocated to 23 St. Machar Drive (also known as the Auris Building)

Printing is an additional charge to the prices below, 3p each for black and white pages and 10p each for colour pages

Hard Binding (thesis)

colour options - black, navy, green or wine hard binding

up to 2 copies £30.00 per volume
3 or more copies £27.00 per volume
(based on a maximum of 420 pages. If a thesis has more than 420 pages, this will be bound as 2 volumes)

ready in 1 week (please see service timetable here)

If you require a faster service we also offer a 2 day or 3 day service. This is accepted at the discretion of the bindery and is not always available. The cost for 2 day service is an extra charge of £20.00 per volume and the 3 day service is an extra charge of £12.00 per volume.

Prices based on 4 lines of title lettering (1 line 38 characters) There is an additional charge of £3.50 per line in excess of these 4 lines. 4 working days is the standard time. In exceptional circumstances it may take longer. An additional charge will be made if the thesis does not fall within University Regulations.

University of Aberdeen gold block crest £2.95 per volume

Soft Binding 

All styles and options can be found on our Print Shop pages here

Additional Charges

Price of University Regulation Hard Binding includes the insertion of up to 10 correction pages per volume, when converting from our Card Soft Binding.

  • Pockets: £1.25 for standard plastic pocket
  • Pockets with gusset = £10.50
  • Cover with gusset = £30.50

Prices for other services or special requirements are available on request.

An additional charge will be made should a thesis contain over-sized maps or require legits to be inserted as follows (charges will be made per order not per copy/volume):

  • Legits for 5 - 10 folds = £3.00
  • Legits for 11 - 20 folds = £5.50
  • Legits for 21 - 30 folds = £7.00
  • Legits for 31 - 50 folds = £10.00
  • Over 50 - consult with binder