Find out about the different types of modules and how to select the modules that will make up your programme of study.
Your degree course will be made up of compulsory, optional and discovery modules, all of which have a credit value which you need to earn to progress on to your next year.
Preparing for module enrolment
Planning for module enrolment can make the process smoother and help you get the modules you want for next year. Follow our steps to help you prepare.
How to enrol on your modules
If you are studying on a programme which requires you to choose optional or discovery modules, you will complete this first-come, first-served process online through Student Services.
When to enrol on your modules
Module enrolment takes place in May for returning students and prior to the start of term for new students. When you enrol on a module it is automatically downloaded to Minerva and your timetable overnight.
Modules and programmes explained
Every programme of study is made up of modules which can be either compulsory, optional or discovery modules. All modules have a credit value and you will need to complete sufficient credits to progress through your programme.
As well as the compulsory and optional modules that make up your programme of study, you can choose something different to your main subject as a Discovery Module.
Contact your school during Module Enrolment
If you need to contact your School during module module enrolment, find their details in the list below. Remember to include your student ID number in all correspondence.
Change of module
Once you have started your studies, you may decide you wish to change one or more of the modules you've registered for and there is a process to do this.
Module enrolment for postgraduate researchers
As a postgraduate researcher, you can study taught modules in addition to your research if they are useful for your training and are approved by your supervisor.