Postgraduate Education in the UK
Published in The Times Higher on November 12 2004
Summary of a report by the Higher Education Policy Institute
1. Overall trends
The growth in numbers of overseas students studying for taught masters degrees has been truly extraordinary.
The new university share of overseas postgraduates almost doubled.
3. Financial benefits
Male postgrads typically earned 4.7 per cent more than undergrads.
4. Quality information
The most prestigious universities have the highest proportions of postgrad students.
5. Future trends
Overseas student demand can be volatile and there is already evidence of fall-off.
Research by Thomas Sastry; Edited by Claire Sanders; Designed by Kevin Gray
The production of this report has been kindly sponsored by Beachcroft Wansbroughs solicitors