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    I know from personal experience in school that having a bad teacher, especially when you're not confident in a certain subject, can have a real impact on your exam results.

    Is it the same at university level?

    Is it something worth at least trying to consider when choosing between unis? I've a couple that are really close and they're both good in their own ways so I'm looking for ways to make up my mind.

    If it is important is there any way you can find this info out, other than asking people specifically about lecturers on your course?


    I think it does, but you have to put the work in as well. The website, Whatuni has student reviews, where they also review the lecturers they had, so maybe you can look there
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    Remember, however, that someone else's opinion might not match your own. When I was at university there was one lecturer who was terrible at the practice of delivering lectures - dreary and with a heavy foreign accent. In a cohort of 100, one morning he had only 2 students in his audience. However, as a seminar leader he was great and I took two modules with him including my special subject.
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