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Dec. 23, 2013

Swansea among top 20 UK law schools in student survey

Swansea UniversitySwansea University has been ranked among the top 20 UK law schools in a 2013 student survey. The results of the 2013 National Student Survey are in and Swansea University’s Law School holds a Top 20 position nationally, with a ranking of 16th out of 97 law schools across the UK.

Swansea School of Law also achieved the highest student satisfaction rating in Wales for teaching and feedback, a position it has held three times, with 94% of students doing the LLB degree reporting satisfaction with the quality of the programme. 94% of students said that Swansea Law School faculty are good at explaining course topics, while 91% said that they find their law course intellectually stimulating.

The National Student Survey (NSS) is an anonymous national survey that captures the views of students in institutions across the UK, it is conducted by Ipsos-MORI.

The Director of Undergraduate Studies at Swansea Law School, Ruth Costigan, says, “To be in the Top 20 of all law schools again this year is a tribute to the talent, hard work and dedication of colleagues and students.”

The Law School also recorded high scores in employability, with 94% of its LLB graduates on record as employed or progressed to further study, while 67% of those who were employed were recorded as holding a managerial or professional position six months after graduation.

Ruth Costigan explains, “Our consistently high ranking shows that we are getting it right for our students when they are studying for their degrees and when they enter the job market or continue to post graduate study. We put a lot of care and effort into delivering an outstanding legal education and it’s very pleasing to see the excellence of our student experience recognised again.”

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Content added on 23rd December 2013.

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