School achieves 96% student satisfaction in PTES

Economics at Kent has achieved a 96% student satisfaction rate in the 2015 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES), placing us in the top quarter of the UK Higher Education sector. PTES is a Higher Education Academy initiative and is carried out among 99 institutions across the HE sector.

We achieved excellent satisfaction scores in a number of key categories, which also position us in the top quarter:

  • Quality of teaching and learning (93%)
  • Resources and services (94%)
  • Organisation and management (93%)
  • Assessment and Feedback (89%)
  • Dissertation (83%)

This result, coupled with our strong performance in the national league tables, underlines the strength of Economics at Kent and quality of teaching our postgraduate students receive.

In the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2015 (PRES), the School also scored highly with 89% of respondents expressing satisfaction in the quality of our supervision, and 81% stating that their overall experience either met or exceeded their expectations.

If you are interested in postgraduate study at Kent, take a look at all of our postgraduate programmes here.