NSS Questions 2005-2016

These are the main set of questions used in the NSS from its inception in 2005 until 2016.

The teaching on my course
Staff are good at explaining things
Staff have made the subject interesting
Staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching
The course is intellectually stimulating

Assessment and Feedback
The criteria used in marking have been made clear in advance
Assessment arrangements and marking have been fair
Feedback on my work has been prompt
I have received detailed comments on my work
Feedback on my work has helped me clarify things I did not understand

Academic support
I have received sufficient advice and support with my studies
I have been able to contact staff when I needed to
Good advice was available when I needed to make study choices

Organisation & Management
The timetable works effectively as far as my activities are concerned
Any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
The course is well organised and is running smoothly

Learning Resources
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to
I have been able to access specialised equipment, facilities, or rooms when I needed to

Personal development
The course has helped me to present myself with confidence
My communication skills have improved
As a result of the course, I feel confident in tackling unfamiliar problems

Overall satisfaction
Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

Students can answer with the following choices:
N/A etc Not applicable and other
1. Definitely disagree
2. Mostly disagree
3. Neither agree nor disagree
4. Mostly agree
5. Definitely agree