The Library Services Teaching and Learning Support Team have reached out to each of the Queen Mary Schools and asked for information on the referencing styles they expect their students to use. A summary of their responses has been included below.
Please note: this information is correct as of 5 September 2022.
This list should only be used as a general guide. For detailed information on the specific styles that you are expected to use in specific pieces of work, talk to your tutors.
Your tutors will be able to provide you with information about which referencing style you should use for your programme.
Biological Sciences: Harvard or Vancouver (check with your tutor)
Psychology: APA (American Psychological Association).
Consult your school.
Harvard or Vancouver (check with your tutor).
MHRA (Modern Humanities Research Association).
The undergraduate and postgraduate modules in all SLLF departments use Harvard as their academic referencing system for assessment and assignments.
These departments are Film, Comparative Literature and Culture, Modern Languages and Culture, Linguistics (Linguistics modules may set an alternative system in some cases).
Details can be found in Student handbooks (for example, the UG Student Handbook), and departments/modules will provide more information as appropriate.
OSCOLA (Oxford University standard for the citation of legal authorities).
Harvard or Vancouver
Physics: Harvard or Vancouver (check with your tutor).
Chemistry: Royal Society of Chemistry style.