Revealed: Medicine and dentistry degrees have the best ‘value for money’
Thereafter, undergraduates on veterinary sciences and agriculture based degrees, believe they are getting the next best return on their educational investment. Contrastingly, students on business and administrative degrees feel they are gaining the least value for money.
Universities play a fundamental role in the economic and social development of the UK. Businesses and society benefit hugely from a well-educated graduate workforce. Yet despite this, the decision by the government to allow universities to charge up to £9,000 a year in tuition fees from the academic year of 2012-13, perplexed many students and their parents/carers alike. Especially so, when they considered the sizeable amount of debt they would accumulate from completing a degree at the higher tuition rates.
With a new academic year due to begin soon and the tuition fees now a maximum £9,250 annually, how do students (not swayed by the price hikes) feel about the value they are receiving from their degree experience?