National Student Survey results
Posted on 28/09/2012
Around 287,000 final-year students in the UK took part in the 2012 National Student Survey which examines all aspects of student experience including feedback on teaching, assessment, academic support, course organisation, learning resources and personal development opportunities.
King’s College London has been recognised for the quality of teaching, knowledge of lecturers and the enthusiasm and friendliness of staff. Departments in the School of Arts and Humanities have been rated very highly with some outstanding results for Comparative Literature achieving 94 per cent, French and Film Studies 93 per cent and History 92 per cent in overall satisfaction rating for the quality of course. By contrast, satisfaction levels for French for the Higher Education sector on average is at 85 per cent, a difference of eight per cent, while Film Studies has a sector average of only 77 per cent, a difference of 16 per cent.
Teaching staff in the School of Arts and Humanities have been commended for the quality of their teaching explanations, enthusiasm and their ability to make subjects engaging. Support staff have been widely praised for efficient timetabling, communication and organisation of courses.