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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
POLITICS
77%
of students were satisfied overall
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
80%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
POLITICS
86% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
66% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
78% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
75% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
90% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
80% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
82% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
75% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
POLITICS
77% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
87% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
66% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
89% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
86% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
72% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
POLITICS
78% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
87% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
78% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
71% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
73% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
72% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
71% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
72% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
POLITICS
86% 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
77% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
83% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
67% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
58% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
POLITICS
65% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
79% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
89% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
71% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
82% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
73% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
POLITICS
86% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
90% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
88% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
83% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
87% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
82% 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
POLITICS
64% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
92% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
57% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
86% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
POLITICS
88% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
71% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
60% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
55% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
80% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
66% 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
46% 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 Politics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points80

  • Employment Rate80%

  • Average Graduate Salary£18000

Statistics for English Language

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points80

  • Employment Rate86%

  • Average Graduate Salary£22000

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