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Details of the university's SPSS site licenses.

Subscribing Schools and Units

The following Colleges and Schools are subscribed for our current agreement running from August 2021 to August 2025.  Academic staff and students within these areas are permitted home use installations of SPSS via Software Services Team. 

  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 
  • College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine*
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Geosciences

*Please note that the site licence does NOT cover NHS use within the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

Instructions on how to install software onto University Manged Computers can be found at: 

Software FAQs


Personal Device Installation

Students and Staff in the above Subscribing Schools can also request an installation for use on a Personal Device via our Request Form:

Student SPSS Request Forms Staff SPSS Request Form (secured)
Annual codes will start to show an expiry warning from 1st August annually, codes run out 1st September annually but there is a 1 month grace period up to 1st October for all annual codes. Filling in the above forms will also give you access to newest annual codes for software renewal.


Academic Staff and Students NOT in these schools can purchase licences, please see Purchase SPSS for prices and how to buy.

Non-Academic Staff/Admin Staff even in subscribing schools will also require an SPSS licence to be purchased.

Purchase SPSS

Visitor Staff and Students

Please note that Visiting Staff and Students are not automatically entitled to SPSS under our Licence Agreement. If  are you in a subscribing school and have a Visitor Staff  member needing access to SPSS please contact Software Services Team. We will require a full-time member of staff within that subscribing unit to vouch for any visiting staff using SPSS.

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Purchase SPSS

This page links to information on getting SPSS site license software at the university

SPSS Student Requests

SPSS is activated on personal devices using annual codes.

SPSS Staff Request Form (secured)

Staff Request Form to request an annual authorisation code for SPSS for academic year 2022/23

SPSS FAQs and Resources

SPSS FAQs and Resources