National Student Survey journalism course winners and losers revealed - Press Gazette

National Student Survey journalism course winners and losers revealed

The 2010 National Student Survey is now out revealing how students rate their journalism degree courses.

It is also reveals what percentage of undergraduates have made it into a job.

When it comes to undergraduate journalism courses, here are the top ten as ranked by student satisfaction:

1 University of Sheffield – 95 per cent

2 University of Central Lancashire – 94 per cent

3 Bournemouth University – 91 per cent

4 Liverpool John Moores University – 91 per cent

5 City University – 88 per cent

6 Kingston University – 88 per cent

7 University of Stirling – 86 per cent

8 De Montfort University – 85 per cent

9 Cardiff University – 81 per cent

10 Middlesex University – 80 per cent

Those at the bottom of the list for student satisfaction on undergraduate journalism courses include: the University of the Arts in London (50 per cent); Coventry University (50 per cent); University of Salford (50 per cent); Sheffield Hallam University (39 per cent) and the University of Strathclyde (36 per cent).

In terms of the proportion of those undergraduate journalism students getting a graduate job, Cardiff is top on 96 per cent, followed by City with 93 per cent, University of the Arts on 85 per cent and the University of Central Lancashire on 85 per cent.

To browse the figures yourself have a look at the Unistats website.

The Unistats site also reveals the employment figures for some post-graduate journalism courses, which look surprisingly good considering the harsh economic climate.

The University of the Arts in London reveals that 85 per cent of its journalism post-graduates have made it into graduate jobs, for Cardiff University the figure is 96 per cent, the University of Central Lancashire figure is 85 per cent and City University, in London, is 93 per cent. At the University of Sheffield, the post-graduate employment figure is 90 per cent.



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