Here are links to updated key information for the 2017-18 academic year.
We recommend that you familiarise yourself with these documents to help you succeed in your studies.
You can use this Support Flowchart which lists some common queries and where to find help
Includes: semester, module option and exam dates; key contacts; programme leaders; programme and assessment structure; assessment information; exam regulations; Faculty handbooks and form store.
Detailed information including: Key dates; SUSSED – student and staff portal; Faculty intranet; Blackboard; Key staff; Faculty student offices and administration teams; How we keep in touch with you; Council tax exemption; proof of enrollment letters; Supporting you through your studies; Your academic programme; Assessment; Getting your voice heard; Careers and Employability; Health and Safety; Appeals and complaints, dignity at work & study, student discipline.
This sets out expectations, rights and responsibilities all staff and students have as members of the university community. Although not a binding contract, it’s essential reading for everyone at the university.
Use Turnitin similarity reports to Avoid Plagiarism
If you are unfamiliar with Turnitin and/or the similarity report which is generated when you upload work to Turnitin then you will find a short document providing some initial information, suggested support materials/resources and advice on the Southampton Business School SharePoint site which will get you started. You will need to log in using your University ID and password.
Please see these links for standard grade descriptors for all undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels of study. Please note: individual assignments use tailored marking criteria appropriate to the assignment.
Grade Descriptors for Masters Dissertation
These are indicative only: different weighting may be allocated to each criterion depending on your programme and the type of dissertation you produce. Not all criteria may be appropriate to a given type of dissertation and you should check with your supervisor if you have any questions about how your dissertation will be assessed.
Please Note: MSc Human Resource Management use an amended form of these criteria. Students should check with the Programme Leader.