NSS Results 2017

8 August 2017

Healthcare Sciences group
Welsh medium Healthcare Sciences students with lecturer Gaynor Williams

The 2017 National Student Survey results show that our midwifery and physiotherapy students are among the most satisfied in the UK with overall satisfaction rates of 96%, higher than the national average of 84%.

The NSS is an annual survey taken by final year undergraduate students to assess their university experience in areas including teaching, academic support, learning resources and placements. This year 81% of our final year students undertook the survey.

Students studying midwifery showed increased levels of satisfaction according to the survey, with their overall satisfaction rising to 96%. They were particularly happy with teaching on the course, which scored a fantastic 99%.

Several of our subjects rated well in this year’s survey, with physiotherapy also maintaining high satisfaction levels with a scoring of 96%. Radiotherapy students showed a particular increase in overall satisfaction, up to 90% this year.

Other scores to be celebrated include:

  • Occupational therapy students were particularly happy with the School's learning community, which achieved 87%
  • Adult nursing students from our March intake were also particularly satisfied with the teaching on their course, which achieved 89%
  • Diagnostic radiography students also rated the teaching on their course, which achieved 81%

Overall, students in the School were most satisfied with learning resources, which achieved 86%. This is testament to our significant investment in facilities over the last few years.

I’m delighted with this year’s results, which reflect the quality of our midwifery and physiotherapy programmes. We are strongly committed to providing our students with the best possible experience, and ensuring that we are responsive to the feedback we receive via the NSS is crucial to this.

Professor Heather Waterman, Head of School and Dean, Healthcare Sciences

From midwifery to radiotherapy, we pride ourselves on ensuring that you become the best possible healthcare professionals you can be. Take a closer look, and be part of something special.

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