Poole | South West England
Ucas code: B50
What students say about this university1167 comments (289 students)
There isn't a lot of time spent in uni as you are expected to do most of the work outside of uni. In terms of the business...
There isn't a lot of time spent in uni as you are expected to do most of the work outside of uni. In terms of the business course it is highly geared up for group work and shared responsibility of essays etc. The response for work is good and is broken down into separate sections with comments on each area of the assessment where you did good/bad etc. The facilities for business are good, lots of books in the library, nice lecture hall.×
The arts uni next door is usually where most of the creativity occurs which is not attached to Bournemouth UniReport
In term one I felt that there was a sufficient amount of teaching however this significantly dropped during term two but...
In term one I felt that there was a sufficient amount of teaching however this significantly dropped during term two but nevertheless during assignment time lecturers were more than happy to answer to emails if a student has any problems. The content of the course is very interesting as there is a wide range of modules throughout the programme. There are are some topics which are more challenging than others but if a student puts the work in the results will show. Law students are required to answer essay and problem questions for assignments throughout the terms and then sit an exam for each topic at the end of the term. Feedback on assignments from tutors comes in the form of comments written on the front of your assignment and a percentage out of one hundred. Some tutors will give a more detailed analysis of your work and some will just make a general comment, however most tutors will be more than happy to discuss at depth if you contact them. Law students have a separate floor on the library which is silent and contains many books for the course, the floor also has computers lined around the edge of the floor.×
The academic experience of my course is free, flexible and you get as much out of it as you put in. Our tutelage mainly...
The academic experience of my course is free, flexible and you get as much out of it as you put in. Our tutelage mainly consists of analysis of existing products and practical workshops as well as occasional theoretical lectures and seminars. While the amount of teaching hours is fairly low compared to other courses, students need to put major effort in away from class to achieve the best results on their final product. This independence and expectation to work to a professional standard makes it a very challenging but rewarding experience. My course has a 70% focus on practical work and I've made more films than I have essays. That said, being able to prove you know what you're talking about in writing helps with your grade just as much as a good practical output does. Feedback is sometimes disheartening but detailed. We screen all our projects to the entire class and our tutors pick out the good and bad bits and you really do learn as you go along. Criteria breakdowns are also used for your final grades. In terms of facilities it's easy to think that the Film department looks a bit old and nasty, but a) it teaches you to think creatively about using your environment effectively and b) We rarely use these facilities to actually make our projects, we're out on location. While the building we work in is fairly old and unsightly, the actual equipment we use is getting better each year and is to a professional standard.×
Good amount of teaching however very sporadic timetable semester one making work difficult. Course content varied and...
Good amount of teaching however very sporadic timetable semester one making work difficult. Course content varied and interesting Work for most units excellent and geared towards development Feedback with the exception of one module well structured and useful×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction81%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students19,045
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate80%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time24%
of students are part-time
Male / Female58%
of students are female
Young / Mature24%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK14%
of students here are from outside the UK
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