JAN 99] UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK PRESS RELEASE
Uni's Biology Department Gets Almost Perfect Results
The University of Warwick's Biological Sciences Department has received an
almost perfect score, from a national inspection team, for the quality of its teaching.
The department scored 23 points out of a possible maximum of 24.
The University has now received fourteen ratings of "excellent", or scores of
21 or more points, out of the sixteen subject areas assessed for teaching quality to date.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England's Teaching Quality Assessment team
particularly praised the Biological Sciences Department for: -
- Its research led curriculum (NB Warwick is one of the UK's top 5 research universities)
- "The strong emphasis on laboratory skills" within the department
- The "excellent academic and pastoral support" for students
- The emphasis on transferable skills, and the preparation of students for employment
Peter Dunn, University Press
Officer 01203 523708
UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK