July 4th, 2019
The 2019 National Student Survey (NSS) results for the University of Nottingham are now available in the NSS Department Explorer.
Students’ overall satisfaction with their course remains at 84% as in 2018, placing the University 14th within the Russell Group, with a strong performance in teaching and learning.
The strongest performance at an institutional level continues to be teaching on the course (84%), learning opportunities (82%) and learning resources (88%). In addition, the University saw improved results in academic support, organisation and management, student voice and the Students’ Union.
Eight departments achieved an overall satisfaction rating of 90% or higher: Veterinary Medicine and Science (97%), Theology & Religious Studies (94%), Pharmacy (94%), Geography (93%), Mathematical Sciences (92%), Chemical & Environmental Engineering (92%), Classics & Archaeology (91%) Philosophy (91%).
The strongest improvements since 2018 are in Politics & International Relations (74% to 82%), Geography (87% to 93%), Theology & Religious Studies (89% to 94%), Modern Languages & Cultures (77% to 81%) and Mathematical Sciences (87% to 92%).
Further analysis of the data will be undertaken over the next few weeks to help inform actions to continue to maintain and improve the student experience at the University of Nottingham.
About the NSS
The annual survey consists of 27 questions covering course teaching, learning opportunities, assessment and feedback, academic support, organisation and management, learning resources, learning community, student voice and the Students’ Union. At the end of the survey students are asked to give their university an overall satisfaction score.
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