DHLE 2014 and NSS 2015 results show high employability and satisfaction in subject areas

18 August 2015

Thorough analysis of JACS data from the Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey (DHLE) shows that 100% of SMB graduates who studied Accounting and Finance, Economics, Business and Management, Marketing  and Tourism Management entered employment and/or further study within 6 months of graduating, reflecting the effort the school invests in the employability skills of its students.

The National Student Satisfaction (NSS) Survey 2015 also shows that some SMB subject areas have scored above national average for teaching quality and feedback.

In particularthe NSS survey showed that students valued study support given by the Economics subject team, which was scored at 5% above national average.

Other highlights included Tourism, Transport and Travel, where the quality of teaching was rated at 5% above the national sector average, course organisation is 11 points above national average and 96% of students believed their communication skills have improved, 10 points above sector average.

At departmental level the effectiveness of lecturers at explaining subject matter clearly was rated highly at 84%, while satisfaction with feedback was also above the national average. Satisfaction with resources available to students also scored highly.