An above-average proportion of final-year students at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance expressed overall satisfaction with their courses in 2015. Nationwide, 86% of eligible students agreed with the statement that overall I am satisfied with the quality of the course. At Rose Bruford College, the equivalent figure was 89%, meaning that the College is once again rated as one of the top drama schools in the country for student satisfaction.
The College is particularly pleased that 93% of students were satisfied with the teaching on their course – compared to a national average of 87%. Personal development was also seen as a strength of the College’s programmes with 93% of the College’s students expressing satisfaction in this area, compared to 83% nationally.
A particular effort was made by the College to encourage all eligible students to take part in this important survey. Across the country, 71% of eligible students responded; at Rose Bruford Colege 92% of students participated in the survey, one of the highest response rates across the country.
The College’s Principal and Chief Executive, Professor Michael Earley commented that the high response rate was ‘a great credit to the students concerned and shows how engaged they are with their studies at the College.’ He noted that the College was very pleased with its overall National Student Survey results and he wished to thank both students and staff for this performance at an important point in the College’s development as it seeks to obtain its own Taught Degree Awarding Powers.