23 septembre 2015

HEFCE publishes analysis of 2014-15 Postgraduate Support Scheme pilots

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"The report finds that:

  • There is latent and frustrated demand for postgraduate taught study among graduates, especially disadvantaged students.
  • Funding is critical for students’ success.
  • Both financial and non-financial interventions are necessary to support success at postgraduate level. If the intention is to support widening participation at postgraduate level, then targeting of funding will be important.
  • A partnership model is emerging between employers, universities and students to develop innovative and responsive curricula that maximise students’ employability and employers’ recruitment opportunities.
  • The pilot projects provide proof of concept for innovations in the courses universities offer at taught postgraduate level.
  • They also demonstrate the value of universities adopting a strategic and joined-up approach to their postgraduate teaching. More...
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