Students in the School of Human Sciences have access to an impressive range of specialist facilities as well as support from experienced, highly qualified and enthusiastic academics.
Date: 23 July 2020
London Met’s School of Human Sciences has achieved impressive results in the latest National Survey, with the quality of teaching and academic support highlighted as being particularly strong. The results also demonstrated the quality resources on offer such as our £30 million Science Centre, which features a superlab with more than 280 workstations and is one of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe.
Students in the School of Human Sciences have access to an impressive range of specialist facilities as well as support from experienced, highly qualified and enthusiastic academics. Two courses in the School – Pharmaceutical Science and Human Nutrition – achieved a 100% student satisfaction rate, while Dietetics and Nutrition came close with 95% satisfaction, Sports Therapy 96% and Biomedical Science 83%. Overall, London Met ranked second in the UK for Overall Satisfaction for Nutrition and Dietetics.
In addition, 100% of students on Physical Sciences courses agreed that their courses were intellectually stimulating, and provides opportunities to apply what they have learnt. When it came to the overall teaching of the courses, 92% of students agreed that they were satisfied, with 94% saying that staff are good at explaining things and make the course interesting.
When it came to support and resources, 100% also agreed that they were able to contact staff when they needed to; while 94% agreed that they received sufficient advice and guidance related to their course, and good advice was available for making study choices; and 93% agreed that they had access to course specific resources, such as facilities, software and equipment, when needed.
Dr Elizabeth Opara, who is joining the School as its Head, said: "My ambition for the School is for it to be the embodiment of the University’s vision using education to empower and transform both its students and staff. With its high-quality courses, world-class facilities, and hardworking staff who are clearly committed to their university and students, the School is already positioned to rise head and shoulders above its competitors.
"I have nothing but praise for staff for achieving these results, and would also like to acknowledge the contribution and hard work of the School’s students and graduates. The School’s success is a result of staff and students working in partnership, and is very impressive when one considers the exceptional and difficult times in which they, the staff and students, had to work. Well done to the School of Human Sciences!"