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Citizenship | PSHE | Politics | Economics

Britain starts crackdown on ‘rip-off’ degrees

Degree fee: The majority of university courses in the UK cost £9,250 a year for tuition.

Is going to university really worth it? British prime minister Rishi Sunak says that too many courses do not lead to good jobs — but some insist that finding employment is not the point of studying.  

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