What is the PTES?


The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) is run by King’s, in partnership with Advance HE, and is open to eligible postgraduate taught students i.e., Masters students, from Monday 6 March 2023.

The survey provides the opportunity to share open, honest, and confidential feedback about your experience of studying at King’s. The results help us understand what is working well and how we can improve. The survey gathers feedback on the following key areas:

•    Teaching and learning
•    Engagement
•    Assessment and feedback
•    Organisation and management
•    Skills development
•    Community


Why should you take part?


  • Your opportunity to use your voice and share your experience of studying at King’s​.
  • You can be open and honest in your feedback. All responses are anonymised before they are shared with King’s – so your feedback will remain completely confidential.
  • The responses you provide are of great importance to us and are considered at the highest college levels.
  • It’s quick and simple, it can be completed online and only takes 15 minutes.
  • You can win a VIP graduation package if you enter our prize draw.
  • You can collect a free drink voucher from one of our survey pop-up stalls if you complete the survey.


When is the PTES open and how do I complete it?

At King’s, the PTES will launch on Monday 6 March and close on Friday 16 June 2023. All eligible students will receive a personalised link emailed from studentsurveys@kcl.ac.uk on Monday 6 March (no need to log in). Eligible students can also visit https://bit.ly/kcl-PTES-2023 (from 6 March) and complete the survey by filling in your @kcl.ac.uk email address and student ID number (found on your student ID card) to access the survey. 

Need more information?

You can find further information about the PTES on the AdvanceHE website.