Course Handbooks

Your course leaders are required to provide accurate, relevant information about your course.
The agreed minimum standard includes the course handbook.

Your handbook provides key information about your course:

  • an introduction to the staff on your course team and how to contact them
  • the aims, outcomes, and content of your course
  • how and where your course will be taught
  • how the course is assessed
  • when and how to submit assessed work
  • details about reporting extenuating circumstances
  • how your progress will be monitored
  • how to offer feedback on your course
  • the employability skills you’ll get from your course
  • required or available materials and equipment
  • timetables

The handbook can be found under 'My Organisations' in Blackboard (UniLearn). Select the name of your course and the handbook will be listed in the left hand menu.

If you are using the Blackboard App you will need to select 'My Organisations', followed by the name of your course and then 'Organisation Content'

If you are unable to locate your course handbook, contact your course leader.

Further details about USW’s minimum requirements standards, course organisations, and other information about your studies can be found via CELT’s Technology Enhanced Learning resources page.