Key Information

Here are links to updated key information for the 2016-17 academic year.

PLEASE NOTE: This information will be updated for 2017-18 before the start of the academic year.

We recommend that you familiarise yourself with these documents to help you succeed in your studies.

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You can use this Support Flowchart which lists some common queries and where to find help

Undergraduate Key Information 2016-17

Includes: semester, module option and exam dates; key contacts; programme leaders; programme and assessment structure; assessment information; exam regulations; Faculty handbooks and form store.

Undergraduate induction slides

Undergraduate welcome talk slides;  UG Welcome Talk MASTER 2017

You can find the Education Development Office slides by clicking here; EDO2017

Information on exchange; UG International Exchange

Postgraduate Key Information 2016-17

Includes: semester, module option and exam dates; key contacts; programme leaders; programme and assessment structure; assessment information; exam regulations; Faculty handbooks and form store.

Postgraduate Taught induction slides

You can find the main presentation by clicking here; PG Welcome Talk MASTER 2017

You can find the Education Development Office slides by clicking here; PGEDO2017

Faculty of Business, Law and Art Handbook 2016-17

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.

University of Southampton Student Charter 

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.

Undergraduate Academic Integrity 2016-17

Click here for a copy of the 2016-17 undergraduate induction talk from Dr Stefan Cantore (Undergraduate Academic Integrity Officer).

Postgraduate Academic Integrity 2016-17

Click here for a copy of the 2016-17 postgraduate induction talk from Dr Jonathan Klein (Postgraduate Academic Integrity Officer).

Grade Descriptors

Please see these links for standard grade descriptors for all undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels of study. Please note: individual assignments may use different marking criteria appropriate to the assignment.

Grade Descriptors for Undergraduate Degrees (Levels 4, 5 and 6)

Grade Descriptor for Postgraduate Taught Degrees (Level 7)

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.

Masters Dissertation assessment criteria

Please Note: MSc Human Resource Management use an amended form of these criteria. Students should check with the Programme Leader.

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