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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 S283. The survey was carried out in 2017.

55 students (a response rate of 27.2%) 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 85.5 47
Overall, I am satisfied with my study experience 80 44
The module provided good value for money 60.4 32
I was satisfied with the support provided by my tutor/study adviser on this module 75.9 41
Overall, I was satisfied with the teaching materials provided on this module 79.6 43
The learning outcomes of the module were clearly stated 87 47
I would recommend this module to other students 81.5 44
The module met my expectations 78.2 43
I enjoyed studying this module 85.5 47
Overall, I was able to keep up with the workload on this module 80 44
Faculty comment: "This module has a high approval rating and an enthusiastic and appreciative group of respondents, though there has been a deterioration on most measures since the previous year, despite there having been no significant change. We continued the 'Planets and moons chat' webcasts, which may have contributed to the high 'level of support' and 'enjoyment'. The subject matter is equally relevant to a pathway focused on geology or a pathway focussed on astronomy. Being a 30-credit module, it offers respite for students who do not wish to take 60 credits in a year, but can be usefully paired with Astronomy (S282) or The biology of survival (S295) for those who prefer 60 credits per year."
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