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Communications technology

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  • Points: 30
  • Code: TM355
  • Level: 3

Student reviews

An interesting and varied module that offers useful transferable knowledge and skills. I was pleasantly surprised that the exam questions are based on module activities plus, online activities and quizzes; there are no 'gotchas' to worry about. Hence if a student focuses on these areas they should find the exam quite tame which in turn will help them obtain a good grade.

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: September 2019

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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 TM355. The survey was carried out in 2017.

63 students (a response rate of 24%) 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 80.6 50
Overall, I am satisfied with my study experience 82.3 51
The module provided good value for money 71.7 43
I was satisfied with the support provided by my tutor/study adviser on this module 88.9 56
Overall, I was satisfied with the teaching materials provided on this module 87.1 54
The learning outcomes of the module were clearly stated 90 54
I would recommend this module to other students 70.5 43
The module met my expectations 75.8 47
I enjoyed studying this module 80.6 50
Overall, I was able to keep up with the workload on this module 82 50
Faculty comment: "As usual, respondents are a minority of the cohort, in this case 24%. Therefore, the data must be interpreted cautiously. Nevertheless, it is gratifying that a majority of respondents were positive on all the questions, and quite strongly so on the questions relating directly to the work of the module team. Specifically - on questions about satisfaction, study experience, teaching materials, workload and enjoyment - positive responses were given by over 80% of respondents."
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