Keele ranked No. 1 in England for Course Satisfaction


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Posted on 01 June 2017

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Keele University is the number one institution in England for Course Satisfaction, according to the Guardian University Guide 2018.

Course Satisfaction at Keele received a 93.2% score - the percentage of final-year students satisfied with the overall quality of their course.

Keele was also 2nd in England for Satisfaction with Teaching, with 91.8% of final-year students satisfied with the teaching they received.

Keele is also currently ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.

Overall, Keele maintained its national top 40 position in the Guardian guide, and has also seen eight subjects achieve Top 10 status, with one subject topping its subject table:

  • Health Professions (1st)
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology (5th)
  • Medicine (6th)
  • American Studies (8th)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (9th)
  • Nursing and Midwifery (9th)
  • Geography and Environmental Studies (9th)
  • Criminology (10th)

Health Professions at Keele received a 99% score for student satisfaction with course, and 98% for student satisfaction with teaching - putting it first amongst 74 institutions offering Health Professions programmes in the UK.

Professor Trevor McMillan, Vice Chancellor at Keele University, commented:

"To be placed first in England for Course Satisfaction, and to have eight other subjects in the UK top ten, is a fantastic achievement for Keele.

“I’m delighted that the University has again been ranked so highly for student satisfaction with course and teaching quality, which is a reflection of the calibre and dedication of our staff who are committed to providing a high quality research-led education and outstanding experience for all of our students.”

Adam Mawardi, a recent graduate, commented on the quality of the teaching that he received throughout his time at Keele:

“The teaching at Keele is superb. There is tremendous support from both your lecturers and personal tutors, ranging from one-to-one meetings to address gaps in your knowledge and develop exam technique, to providing advice on how to progress to a first class honours standard. Further support is offered through digital technology, such as an online Question Time, where students can directly ask lecturers questions they have on the subject content.”


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