Success stories

Take a look at our testimonials from educators and students who have shared their experiences of using MyLab & Mastering and some of our other products and services.

Success with MyLab & Mastering

With MyLab & Mastering, you and your students will get precisely what you need to succeed: teaching and learning tools that are personalised, customisable, and always engaging.

Over 42 million students have used our MyLab & Mastering products and are benefiting from the learning support they provide. Learn more about the different ways in which educators and institutions have integrated MyLab & Mastering into their courses - and how their students have succeeded as a result.

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  • Pearson ebooks, University of Durham, UK

    By incorporating ebooks on the undergraduate Engineering course, Durham University is able to provide a course specific resource that is accessible and affordable for students. Students are then engaging on a heightened level with their independent reading.

    Read the educator testimonial from Professor David Toll, School of Engineering and Computer Science, 2011-2013.

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  • Pearson ebooks, Queen Mary University of London, UK

    By making ebooks available on the MSc Economics and Finance course, Queen Mary University increased the efficiency of its textbook distribution process. It was able to make core materials more accessible to students and educators whenever and wherever they needed them.

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Read what students have to say

We get set homework every week. For me the benefit of MyMathLab is actually working through the examples that we've been taught in class. That's how I learn maths.

Llinos Owen, student, Engineering Maths, University of Liverpool, UK (MyMathLab)

I just wanted to let you know how helpful the Mastering Biology is! It makes me study better, almost forces me to it! And it is a perfect combination between pictures, videos and text. It's genius!

Renee Bakkemo, student, University of Essex (MasteringBiology)

It is like having a teacher by your side, you learn it a lot quicker than usual homework!

Jannick Mikkelsen, student, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (MyEconLab)

[MyFinanceLab is] like a personal tutor laying the path toward your learning finance.

Fredrik Hannfors, student, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden (MyFinanceLab)

Read what educators have to say

The average mark is approximately 10% higher than it was previously. Furthermore, the failure rate has decreased significantly - from 32% to 5-14% in recent years.

Marion Birch and Niels Walet, Manchester University (MasteringPhysics)

What really helped was that fact that [MasteringEngineering] was online, available 24/7. That really helped; students these days want to decide when they study. That's when we really saw our pass rates go up.

Gillian Saunders, lecturer, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands using MasteringEngineering with Hibbeler: Statics (MasteringEngineering)

Since I've been using it my pass rates have gone up - the first year I used the system it was quite striking.

Carrie Rutherford, London South Bank University, UK (MyMathLab)

The percentage of students who passed the course increased from 55% to 80%.

Halit Gonenc, University of Groningen, Netherlands (MyFinanceLab)

Results show that these students performed on average 10% better on the final exam.

Matthew Olczak, Aston University, UK (MyEconLab)

The number of low performers was lower than in the corresponding exams a year ago.

Jouko Karjalainen, Aalto University, Finland (MasteringPhysics)