£14,000 tuition fees plan for two-year degree courses

Universities in England will be able to charge more than £14,000 per year for a fast-track two year degree, under plans from the government.

Students would be able to get a degree in two years rather than three - and save a year's living costs.

 

But universities would be able to charge students the price of three years of tuition fees for these accelerated two year courses.

 

This would make annual fees in England higher than many US state universities.

 

Universities Minister Jo Johnson told university leaders such flexibility would make courses more attractive for mature students and disadvantaged youngsters who might be put off by a full three year degree.

 

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