Flexible learning at Southampton

About us

Preparing our graduates for their future

Preparing our graduates for their future

Creating personalisation and flexibility in learning

We want to offer our students a distinctive Southampton educational experience, through ambitious, flexible and high quality programmes of study.

Through an innovative approach to our curriculum we are developing opportunities for our students to exercise choice and personalise their learning, if they wish to do so. In February 2011 we introduced a set of new, interdisciplinary modules and enabled more of our students to study a language or take modules from outside of their core disciplines. From September 2013 we are taking this a step further and eligible students in Humanities and single-honours Social Sciences, Geography and Education, will be able to choose a Minor subject to go alongside their main discipline.

If you are a University of Southampton student, select the student section on the left to find out more about the choices available to you and hear from your fellow students about their experiences.

If you are a member of staff at the University, choose the staff section on the left to find out more about the choice we are offering to students and how you can get involved.

Watch the video below to hear Dr Peter Smith, University Director of Education, talk about Minors.