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Modern Languages and Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
LINGUISTICS
81%
of students were satisfied overall
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
77%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
LINGUISTICS
83% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
81% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
81% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
74% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
85% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
73% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
85% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
73% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
LINGUISTICS
62% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
75% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
65% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
77% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
81% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
70% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
LINGUISTICS
83% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
60% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
84% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
77% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
85% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
62% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
72% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
85% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
LINGUISTICS
94% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
78% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
73% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
70% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
62% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
49% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
LINGUISTICS
69% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
71% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
91% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
66% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
66% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
85% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
LINGUISTICS
93% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
89% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
95% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
73% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
77% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
81% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
LINGUISTICS
60% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
87% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
61% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
62% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
LINGUISTICS
84% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
64% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
52% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
64% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests
OTHERS IN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES
61% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
58% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
53% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
62% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics for Linguistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate85%

  • Average Graduate Salary£18000

Statistics for Others In Language And Area Studies

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate90%

  • Average Graduate Salary£18000

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