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Biological science: from genes to species

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  • Points: 60
  • Code: S317
  • Level: 3

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Module satisfaction survey

The figures below are taken from a survey of students who sat the exam/completed the end-of-module assessment for the October 2016 presentation of S317. The survey was carried out in 2017.

62 students (a response rate of 32%) responded to the survey covering what they thought of 10 aspects of the module.

Please note that if the percentage of students who responded to this module survey is below 30% and/or the number of responses is below 23 it means that only a small proportion of students provided feedback and their views as shown here may not be fully representative of all students who studied the module.

See this page for the full text of questions and more information about the survey.

% Count
Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of this module 83.9 52
Overall, I am satisfied with my study experience 77.4 48
The module provided good value for money 62.7 37
I was satisfied with the support provided by my tutor/study adviser on this module 88.5 54
Overall, I was satisfied with the teaching materials provided on this module 68.9 42
The learning outcomes of the module were clearly stated 91.8 56
I would recommend this module to other students 77 47
The module met my expectations 79 49
I enjoyed studying this module 83.9 52
Overall, I was able to keep up with the workload on this module 51.6 32
Faculty comment: "The module team is grateful for the valuable feedback from our students. The survey results show that the module was very well received in terms of quality, support, study experience and enjoyment and met the expectations of the large majority of respondents. As a 60-credit OU level 3 module, incorporating practical and other research skills alongside a broad coverage of biological science, this module is inevitably demanding, and this is reflected in student feedback about workload. This module was designed to be studied online, but the module team appreciate that many students take advantage of print versions of the online materials (including print-on-demand) and, where possible, the content of interactive elements is provided in a printable form on the website."
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