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Higher Education in the United Kingdom, 1991-92

A Handbook for Students & Their Advisors

by Association of Commonwealth Universities.

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Published by Addison Wesley Longman, Ltd. (United Kingdom) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higher & further education,
  • Reference works,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • c 1990 to c 2000

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10646811M
    ISBN 10058206631X
    ISBN 109780582066311
    OCLC/WorldCa22767733


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This collection of original work is an attempt to. The United Kingdom higher education system has grown and changed enormously during the post-war period, and the pressures for further development are strong.

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Higher education also takes place in other colleges. Students do not have a right to a place at a university; they are carefully selected by. A major change to UK higher education occurred in with the abolition of the "binary divide" between universities and polytechnics.

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