In the new high fees environment, do students get value for money? 17,000 student interviews by YouthSight help Which? and the Higher Education Policy Institute answer this important question.
Students at some universities study for an average of just 20 hours a week, while others are working for 40 hours or more, new research by Which? and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), reveals. Their survey, 2013 Student Academic Experience was based on interviews with 17,000 full-time students. Fieldwork services including all 17,000 of the interviews conducted were provided by YouthSight via their OpinionPanel Community, the UK’s largest youth and student research panel.
Survey findings reveal huge variations in the amount and type of scheduled teaching at UK universities. For example, among students studying maths, contact time varied from 13 to 22 hours per week, depending on the university. One of the study’s key findings showed that 29% of students said their course was not ...
Want to see the rest of this article?
Would you like to see the rest of this article and all the other benefits that Issues Online can provide with?
- Useful related articles
- Video and multimedia references
- Statistical information and reference material
- Glossary of terms
- Key Facts and figures
- Related assignments
- Resource material and websites