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GAP Success in Recent NSS (National Student Survey) Results

The latest NSS survey shows excellent results for GAP in the 2012 census period.

Headline results

  • Archaeology students are 100% satisfied with their course – the best result in the country, making GAP number 1 in this category.
  • Both Geography and Archaeology show GAP better by up to 12% than other UK universities in all categories, and always above the average of all our comparison subjects.
  • When all questions are averaged, Archaeology is the joint top of the subject in the UK.


Scores of 100% were achieved in the following categories:

  • 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
  • I have received sufficient support in my studies
  • Any changes to the course or teaching were communicated effectively

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