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A123 MA/MSc Instruction Page (1 year)

For the above:

- JACS code can be found on the 'JACS Subject Coding' printout
- Award = MA or MSc
- Fill in programme name using capitals for each word except "and" "or" "in" etc.

Use either the information on the Humanities discipline sites ( or on the online prospectus (

Use the information on the discipline sites if the information looks substantial- see 'Process for SIA PG Programmes migration.docx' for a list of which programmes these are. We are looking for the most up to date and comprehensive information.

For 'Programme introduction' look for a shortish introductory paragraph.

Introducing your course

This is the course page for MA/MSc Instruction Page at the University of Southampton. Find out everything about Instruction Page and what studying here involves.

In this course page we explain a range of key information about the course. This includes typical entry requirements, modules you can take and how assessment works. We also suggest career opportunities open to you as a University of Southampton graduate of MA/MSc Instruction Page.

If you still have questions, please get in touch and we’ll be happy to answer any enquiries. See our contact us page for our telephone, email and address information.

As above- either use the discipline or online prospectus information. Use the bulk of the content about the course here, apart from information on 'Programme structure'


To Apply

Generic statement for all programmes:

"How to apply for postgraduate study

If you have a question or would like further information, contact our admissions team:
Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 8062


content not needed here

Programme Structure

Use the information on 'Programme structure' either from the online prospectus or from the discipline sites (see 'Process for SIA PG Programmes migration.docx' for a guide to which programmes are best presented on the discipline sites)

(It is possible that you may later need to migrate this content to the 'Modules' tab, if there is no information to put in the compulsory fields there)

Key Facts

Enter information from online prospectus:

Start date
Closing date

Typical entry requirements

Type here: 'Degree'

Use 'Entry requirements' information from online prospectus page, e.g. 'First- or upper second-class honours degree or equivalent'

Selection process

Intake: 123

Average applications per place: 1

'Intake' will be listed on the online prospectus page

For 'Avg. # of applicants per place' use the below, according to the programme discipline:
Archaeology: 3
English: 3
Film: 4
History: 2
Music: 4
Modern Languages: 4
Philosophy: 2

Generic programme information for 'Selection Process':
"University application with transcripts and sample of written work"

This page contains specific entry requirements for this course. Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country.

Typical course content

See if there is additional 'introductory type' information that is applicable across the degree in the modules section of the Humanities database:

If there isn't any information there, use information from the online prospectus under 'Programme structure'. You may have already used this in the 'General' section of this template- if so remove it from the 'General' section and put it here (as 'Programme structure' isn't a required field in the 'General' section)


Year 1

If there is additional Yearly or Semester information on the Humanities database, please add it here

Semester One
Credits are based on the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).

Please note: This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if s/he takes full advantage of the learning opportunities that are provided. More detailed information can be found in the programme handbook (or other appropriate guide or website).

Tuition fees

Fees for postgraduate taught courses vary across the University. All fees are listed for UK, EU and international full-time and part-time students alphabetically by course name.

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Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

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Costs associated with this course

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In some cases you'll be able to choose modules (which may have different costs associated with that module) which will change the overall cost of a programme to you. Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at

Study locations

Avenue campus

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