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Quality HandbookProgrammes and modules

Programme Framework

In addition to the Framework for taught Programmes, new expectations have been approved for the design of both undergraduate and postgraduate taught provision (including the taught aspects of iPhDs). 

Expectations

Module size
Minors
Option Choices
Programme LengthCore or compulsoryOption or ElectiveInd. ResearchNotes

3 year programmes

      Programmes should also permit increased levels of student choice with progression through the programme



       

Part I Minimum 60 CAT Up to 60 CAT  
Part II Minimum 30 CAT Up to 90 CAT  
Part III     Minimum 30 CAT
4 year programmes      
Part I Minimum 60 CAT Up to 60 CAT      
Part II Minimum 30 CAT Up to 90 CAT  
Part III      
Part IV     Minimum 30 CAT

The suggested expected range of variation (in CATs) for Compulsory (including Core) modules for three year (top) and four year (bottom) programmes leading to classified awards.

Note that, with the exception of S1Y1, this should not be taken to imply anything about the semester in which different types of content could be offered.

Useful Links

Customise your Degree

Progression, Determination and Classification of Results: Undergraduate and Integrated Masters Programmes

Framework for Taught Programmes

University of Southampton Modules (UOSM)

Flexible Learning Subcommittee

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