Tag Archives: Postgraduate degrees

Export only: fears grow for future of postgrad study

Export only: fears grow for future of postgrad study | Simon Baker | Times Higher Education | 09 June 2011

UK risks ‘almost exclusively’ educating foreign students, arts university chief tells Simon Baker. The UK risks educating the academic workforce of its competitors while starving itself of home-grown talent if the issue of postgraduate education continues to be put on the “back burner”, a university head has warned.

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Taught postgraduate degrees may soon be preserve of the rich

Taught postgraduate degrees may soon be preserve of the rich | Simon Baker | Times Higher Education | 13 January 2011

Government warned about a looming crisis in an economically vital area. Taught postgraduate courses in England could become “completely populated” by overseas and wealthy home students if fees rise to unaffordable levels in the wake of reforms at undergraduate level, the government has been warned.

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