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Introduction

This system is designed to allow academic staff to search for information on the structure of programmes and the modules that comprise them.

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How to Search

To retrieve information on programme structures, you can search using the following parameters:

When searching for modules, you may use a combination of code and title. For example, you may search for all English modules (EN%) containing the word 'Medieval' in the title (%MEDIEVAL%). Only modules matching both conditions will be listed.

Note: Module and Instance searches are mutually exclusive for this particular system. If you select or enter a course instance then any values in the module fields will be cleared. Similarly, setting a value in any of the module fields will cause the course instance selection to be cleared (i.e., set to 'All'). The result pages for modules and course instances are quite different, but it is easy to switch between the two views using links on the result pages.

The filter allows you to exclude modules from any list where there are no registered candidates taking that module. The filter 'follows' you on all list and result screens as you jump from link to link, but you can change it at any time.

This diagram summarises the types of searches that you can make:

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What Information is displayed

Module List
This screen shows all modules that match a
module-based search. Information is shown in
copmpressed form - click on any module code
for full information on that module, including
the various course instances where it is taken.

The B indicator next to a paper means
that the paper is bonded to a paper of
another module for exam timetabling purposes.

The first department link show which department
is assigned the module for marks collection (White
sheet
) purposes. The department information
screen includes names and email links for all
white sheet contact staff in a department.

It is important to note that a module may not
actually have any white sheets for some or
all of the course instances where it occurs. This
information is shown on the module detail and
course instance detail screens.


Detailed Module Information
This screen shows detailed information for a given
module. If a paper of a module is bonded to paper(s)
of other modules, then this will be shown here.

The course instances where the module is available
are shown here. Key information about the module
type (e.g., obligatory or optional), and return method
(marks or grades) are also shown here. Each
occurence of the module is highlighted in green or red
to indicate if a white sheet is to be produced or not
for the module in that course instance.


Detailed Course Instance Information

Module v. Course Instance Screens

On course instance information screens, all module entries at all levels are highlighted according to whether or not marks or grades are returned for them. Green = Yes, Red = No. On information screens dealing with a specific module, only the module in question is highlighted.

On course instance information screens, the number of registered candidates is displayed for every module shown. On information screens dealing with a specific module, Candidate numbers are shown only for the module in question.

Module Type Codes

Code Description Note
C CORE An obligatory module. In a multi-level structure, the module may be an obligatory part of a higher-level module.
O OPTIONAL An optional module. In a multi-level structure, the module may be an optional part of a higher-level module.
R REPEAT_ONLY Only available to students repeating the year - not part of the regular curriculum.
S STREAM Part of a defined set of module choices, usually consisting of groups of valid modules.
N/A Not Available xxx

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Module Return Codes

Code Description Note
M Mark A % mark is returned for the module.
G Grade A letter grade is returned for the module. The exact grade scheme (set of grades) may differ from one instance to another.
N/A Not applicable No mark or grade is returned

Pop-up Descriptions

Holding your mouse over many links and text fields should also show a pop-up description, which will also be displayed in the status bar at the bottom of your browser window. Here are a few sample screenshots:






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