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Referencing

General referencing guidance for University of Exeter students

Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Department / Programme Referencing Style 
Archaeology

Harvard

Art History & Visual Culture

Chicago or MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

Classics & Ancient History   Author /  Date
Drama

Harvard

English 

English (Penryn) 

MLA

MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

Film Studies

MLA

History *

History (Penryn) 

Chicago  (notes and bibliography style)

MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

Liberal Arts

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

Modern Languages & Cultures

MHRA - Modern Humanities Research Association

Theology & Religion

Harvard

Anthropology Harvard
Education APA
IAIS

Chicago or Harvard 

Check your module handbook to confirm which style you should follow

Law (Streatham & Penryn)  OSCOLA
Philosophy Harvard

Politics

 

Politics (Penryn) 

Chicago or Harvard

Check your module handbook to confirm which style you should follow

Harvard

Sociology Harvard

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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