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Student handbooks

Please note: from 2020-21 your Faculty Student Hub which is accessible via the Blackboard homepage will contain all of the information previously held in the student handbooks.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities


Humanities Undergraduate Handbook

Humanities Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Academic Centre for International Students (ACIS) Programmes

CSC Training Programmes Handbook

MA in English Language Teaching: Online

Archaeology Undergraduate Programmes

English Undergraduate Programmes

Film Undergraduate Programmes

History Undergraduate Programmes

Lifelong Learning

Modern Languages and Linguistics Undergraduate Programmes

Music Undergraduate and MMus Programmes

Philosophy Undergraduate Programmes

Pre-sessional Handbook

Winchester School of Art


Faculty of Social Sciences

Economic, Social & Political Science

Economics Undergraduate Programmes

Economics Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Gerontology Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Gerontology Postgraduate Taught Programmes (Distance Learning)

BSc Politics, BSc International Relations, BSc Politics & International Relations and BSc Politics & Economics

MSc International Politics, MSc International Politics (Research), MSc International Security & Risk, Master of Public Administration and Master of Public Administration (Practice)

BSc Population and Geography

MSc Social Research Methods

MSc Demography, Applied Statistics, Social Research Methods with Applied Statistics and Global Health

MSc Data Analytics for Government & MSc Official Statistics

Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology Undergraduate Programmes

BSc Criminology and Psychology

Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Southampton Law School

All Law Programmes

Southampton Business School

All Business School Programmes 

Southampton Education School

BSc Education

MSc Education

BSc Education & Psychology

BSc Education & Psychology: pre 2016/17 entry

PGCE FE Learning and Skills

PGCE Primary

PGCE Secondary

MA Education (Flexible Study)

MSc Education (online)

Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics Undergraduate Programmes

MSc Actuarial Science

MSc Data & Decision Analytics, MSc Operational Research, MSc, Operational Research & Statistics & MSc Operational Research & Finance

MSc Statistics with Applications in Medicine

MSc Statistics

Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Undergraduate Programmes

Biological Sciences Postgraduate Programmes

MRes Wildlife Conservation

MRes Advanced Biological Sciences

MRes Evolution

MSc Neuroscience

Geography & Environmental Sciences

MSc Sustainability

School of Geography and Environmental Life Sciences UG & PGT

Health Sciences

BSc Podiatry

BSc Occupational Therapy

BSc Physiotherapy

MSc Physiotherapy

BSc Cardiac Physiology (Healthcare Science)

Healthcare Management, Policy and Research (HMPR)

BSc Midwifery & MSc Midwifery (Pre-Registration)

Bachelor of Nursing

Master of Nursing

MSc Nursing

Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing

Postgraduate & Continued Professional Development

Ocean & Earth Science

Natural Sciences

Ocean and Earth Sciences Undergraduate Programmes

Ocean and Earth Sciences Postgraduate Programmes


MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology

MSc Health Psychology

BSc Psychology

BSc Psychology: pre 2016/17 entry

BSc Psychology with Law

MSc Research Methods in Psychology

Postgraduate Programmes in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Placement)

Doctorate in Educational Psychology

Doctorate in Educational Psychology (Placement)

MPhil/PhD Health Psychology


Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Postgraduate Research Handbook


Chemistry Handbook

Chemistry Postgraduate Research Student Handbook

Electronics & Computer Science

Electronics & Computer Science Handbook

MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering UoSM


BEng & MEng Acoustical Engineering and BSc Acoustics with Music

BEng & MEng Aerospace Engineering

MSc Aerospace Engineering Programmes

MSci & BSc Audiology

MSc Audiology

BEng & MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering

MSc Civil Engineering Programmes

BEng & MEng Mechanical Engineering

MSc Mechanical Engineering Programmes

MEng Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics & Astronautics UoSM

MSc Energy & Sustainability

BEng & MEng Ship Science

MSc Ship Science Programmes

MSc Acoustical Engineering

MSc Aeronautics & Astronautics

MSc Biomedical Engineering


Physics & Astronomy

Physics & Astronomy Handbook

Zepler Institute for Photonics & Nanoelectronics

ORC Programmes Handbook


Faculty of Medicine

Faculty Student handbook is available on Blackboard for students on the following programmes:

BM5 – commencing 2013-2014

BM4 – commencing 2014-2015

BM6 – commencing 2013-2014

And on the Faculty of Medicine website for students following:

BM5 - commencing 2012-2013 or before

BM4 – commencing 2013-2014 or before

BM6 – commencing 2012-2013 or before

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