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Handbooks are in the process of being updated for the new academic year. If you download a handbook and find it is not for the current academic year, please speak to your Student Office, in the first instance, for information on how to locate a current copy of your handbook.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

School of Humanities

General (for all Humanities students)

Humanities Graduate School (for postgraduate research students only)

Humanities Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Faculty and International Centre Programmes

CSC Handbook

MA in ELT: Online





Modern Languages



Pre-sessional Handbook

Winchester School of Art

Faculty of Business, Law and Art student handbook


Faculty of Social Sciences

School of Economic, Social & Political Science

BSc Criminology and Psychology: pre 2016/17 entry

BSc Criminology and Psychology

Economics Postgraduate Taught programmes

Gerontology (Face to Face) Postgraduate Taught programmes

Gerontology (Distance Learning) Postgraduate Taught programmes

Official Statistics Postgraduate Taught programmes

Politics & International Relations Postgraduate Taught programmes

BSc Population and Geography

MSc Data Analytics for Government

MSc Social Research Methods

Social Statistics, Demography and Global Health Postgraduate Taught programmes

Master of Public Administration

Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology Postgraduate taught programmes

Economics Undergraduate Programmes

Politics & International Relations Undergraduate Programmes

Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology Undergraduate Programmes

Southampton Business School

Faculty of Business, Law and Art student handbook

Southampton Education School

BSc Education

MSc Education

BSc Education & Psychology: pre 2016/17 entry

BSc Education & Psychology

PGCE FE Learning and Skills

PGCE Primary

PGCE Secondary

MA (Ed) Dissertation through Flexible Study 

MSc Education (online)

School of Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics undergraduate programmes

MSc Actuarial Science

MSc Operational Research

MSc Operational Research and Statistics

MSc Operational Research and Finance

MSc Statistics with Applications in Medicine

MSc Statistics


Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences

School of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Undergraduate Programmes

Biological Sciences Postgraduate Programmes

MRes Wildlife Conservation

MRes Advanced Biological Sciences

School of Geography & Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences handbook

Environmental Management postgraduate programmes

BSc/MEnvSci Environmental Science

BSc Environmental Management with Business

BSc Environmental Modelling

Mechanical Engineering undergraduate programmes

MSc Applied Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing

BA/BSc Geography programmes

MSc Geographical Information Systems online learning programme

MSc Geo-Information Science for Environmental Modelling & Management

MSc Sustainability

School of Health Sciences

BSc Hons Podiatry

BSc Healthcare Science

BSc Occupational Therapy

BSc Physiotherapy and MSc Physiotherapy

BSc Healthcare Management, Policy and Research

BMid, BSc and MSc (Pre-registration) Midwifery

Bachelor of Nursing

Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Pre-registration)

Continued Professional Development - postgraduates

School of Ocean & Earth Sciences

Ocean and Earth Sciences undergraduate programmes

School of Psychology

MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology

MSc Health Psychology

BSc Psychology: pre 2016/17 entry

BSc Psychology

BSc Psychology and Law (Joint Honours programme). Psychology handbook and Joint Honours information for Law cover this course.

MSc Research Methods in Psychology

Postgraduate programmes in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Postgraduate Research Programmes

Postgraduate Research Handbook

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology academic & research handbook

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology placement handbook

Doctorate in Educational Psychology academic and research handbook

Doctorate in Educational Psychology placement handbook

MPhil/PhD Health Psychology


Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences

School of Engineering

Acoustical Engineering undergraduate programmes

Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science postgraduate taught programmes

Aerospace Engineering undergraduate programmes

Aerospace Engineering postgraduate taught programmes

Audiology undergraduate programmes

Audiology postgraduate taught programmes

BEng/MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil Engineering postgraduate taught programmes

MSc Energy programmes

Mechanical Engineering USMC undergraduate programmes

Ship Science undergraduate programmes

Ship Science postgraduate taught programmes

Sound and Vibration Studies postgraduate taught programmes

School of Chemistry

MChem and BSc Chemistry - Year 1

MChem and BSc Chemistry - Year 2

MChem and BSc Chemistry - Year 3 and year 4

Chemistry Postgraduate Research Student Handbook

Chemistry Postgraduate Taught Student Handbook

School of Physics & Astronomy

Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering Undergraduate Handbook

Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering USMC Handbook

Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering Postgraduate 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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