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General referencing guidance for University of Exeter students


Department / Programme Referencing Style 


Art History & Visual Culture

Chicago or MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

Classics & Ancient History   Author /  Date




Film Studies


History * Chicago  (notes and bibliography style)
Liberal Arts

Harvard for core LIB modules. Check styles for modules in other disciplines

Modern Languages & Cultures

MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

Penryn Humanities

MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

Theology & Religion



General Note: 
Your department prefers you to use the appropriate referencing style listed above. However, in the light of feedback from students on combined programmes, we understand that some CH/FCH/Liberal Arts students may wish to use the style familiar to them from their other department and so, within the College of Humanities, we are happy for such students to use any of these recognised systems of referencing, so long as it is used accurately and consistently.

* For History (Streatham) guidance, please consult your tutor.

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