Getting a first at Uni - whats the truth?Watch
I read on a previous thread about Birmingham Uni open day that a student told one of them that no one got a first in the whole law faculty last year
Is this normal for a uni with a good rep such as Birmingham or does this highlight some shoddy teaching.
What is the norm rate of firsts for most average uni's?
(not that i expect to get one! i a just curious )
It is true that at some unis in some years noone gets a first.
Im thinking of accepting birm as first too for law. Do you mean a first is hard to get in general or a first in law is particularly hard?
86.7% get a 1st or a 2:1 at Oxford compared to 40% at TVU. Probably because your average Oxford student is a slight bit cleverer than your average TVU student, but still.
Not to mention probably better teaching at Oxford.
I would say there is only slightly better teaching at Oxbridge. most of my lecturers at both of my unis were oxbridge or top 10 uni graduates and specialists in their fields. i dont feel disadvantaged teachingwise.
Yeah, but you're at a good 1st division uni - TVU is less likely to have Oxbridge grads lecturing there.
TVU is the only higher education establishment to nearly have their degree awarding powers revoked because it was so bad. At one time it had 50% dropout rates near enough. It has improved now because its not at the bottom of the league tables.
University of Wales college newport and University of Paisley are both below TVU this year!!
What does SOAS stand for? London Met has a very high drop out rate at almost 40%, Surely this is very bad for the economy?
Why did they not call soas school of african and oriental studies it seems much better that way round and its alphabetical!! lol xxx