All undergraduate courses (MChiro, BSc Chiropractic) use the Bournemouth University (BU) Harvard Referencing Style: Harvard (BourneU). Further information and guides are available on BU's How to Cite References webpage.
Postgraduate courses (MSc APP) use the APA referencing style. APA is an author-date referencing style developed by the American Psychological Association. Please ensure you are using the 6th edition.
The School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity uses the APA referencing style. APA is an author-date referencing style developed by the American Psychological Association. Please ensure that you are using the 6th edition.
Further information on APA
The American Psychological Association has produced a tutorial on how to use the APA Style.
Basics of APA Tutorial - This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style (approximately 20 minutes).
APA Style Blog - The APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
APA Style.org - The APA Style website includes some useful quick answers for referencing and formatting.
Using referencing software like EndNote Online to manage your references can help you to organise them and cite them consistently in the documents that you write. The Harvard (BourneU) Style and the APA Style are both available in EndNote (in addition to hundreds of other referencing styles), for more information, see our guide to using EndNote. You could also consider completing the online tutorials on the Study Skills pages or booking onto a workshop with Library & Learning Services staff.