School of English and Drama

Student Feedback

Drama Performance
Photograph © Bobby Whittaker

The Department highly values student feedback and is committed to addressing student concerns.

Students are able to provide feedback in several ways, including through:

  • Module evaluation forms completed at the end of each module studied
  • Direct communication with staff
  • Formal academic committees, most notably the Staff Student Liaison Committee (SSLC) which seeks to enhance the student learning experience
  • The National Student Survey (NSS) which students complete at the end of their final year, reflecting back over their time with us

Our Students Said - We Did

Recent changes in the Department as a response to student feedback include:

  • Our Students Said: They wanted free module packs
    We Did: From September 2012 we introduced free module packs for students
  • Our Students Said: They wanted clearer information on when they’d receive marks and feedback on written assignments
    We Did: Details of when students can expect to receive marks and feedback are now included in every module's QMPlus area
  • Our Students Said: They had too many assessments in the first semester of the first year
    We Did: We simplified the assessments for three, first-year modules
  • Our Students Said: They wanted single e-submission of assignments
    We Did: We introduced single e-submission of assignments
  • Our Students Said: They strongly valued the contribution visiting artists made to their studies
    We Did: We brought in even more visiting artists