Average classroom master’s fee jumps £1,200 for UK students

From Times Higher Education: “Average fees for UK students taking classroom-based master’s courses have jumped by 15 per cent in one year, raising concerns that universities could be exploiting extra demand for postgraduate education created by the pandemic. … A number of observers believe the introduction of loans has allowed institutions to raise postgraduate taught fees to a level that properly reflects the costs of providing such courses. However, a report from the Sutton Trust published earlier this year warned that although the loans have had positive benefits, such as helping to increase participation at master’s level for disadvantaged students, they were starting to be outstripped by rising fees.”

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