Degree Level courses exceed national average in student survey

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Bournemouth & Poole College has exceeded the national average in a student survey which invites them to rate the staff, courses and support.

The National Student Survey received an unprecedented response rate from students at the Bournemouth & Poole College who provided their feedback on their lecturers and the many aspects of their experience of studying level four courses and above.

In total, 84-per-cent of Bournemouth & Poole College students responded to the survey, which is above the national average for the sector of 72-per-cent, and it is a four-per-cent increase on the 2018 figures. Of the students who responded, 86-per-cent said that they were satisfied with their chosen course, which was above the national average of 81-per-cent.

Meanwhile, over 90-per-cent of students said that the College’s lecturers and tutors are good at explaining their course content and are available to offer support when needed. Students also agreed that their courses were intellectually stimulating and had challenged them to achieve their best work.

Kate Howes, learning manager of higher education, said: “We are very proud of the quality of our lecturers and the support provided so we are delighted to receive this endorsement that students appreciate our efforts to help them achieve their potential.

“We put skills development and employability at the heart of the student experience with over 90-per-cent of students agreeing that their course has provided the opportunity to apply what they had learned. In today’s competitive job market, this practical experience will give students more opportunities in the pursuit of their career goals.”

Bournemouth & Poole College offers a range of full and part-time courses in a host of subjects, as well as apprenticeships, degree apprenticeships, professional and technical courses. Higher education courses at the College include computing, art and design, business, digital media, engineering and performing arts.

For more information about the range of courses available at Bournemouth & Poole College, go to thecollege.co.uk or call 01202 205205.