Macroeconomic influences on the demand for part-time higher education in the UK


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The report explores recent trends in part-time higher education across each of the UK countries, and adds an international perspective by making comparisons with countries beyond the UK. It considers a range of macroeconomic and policy factors that may affect part-time study. The report has five chapters: the first introduces the research, identifies its scope and objectives and emphasises the economic importance of part-time higher education; chapter two provides a descriptive profile of the part-time higher education population within the UK; chapter three provides an in-depth analysis...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Participation; Outcomes; Economics; Students; Research

Keywords: Part time students; Trend; Comparative analysis; Economic factor; Economic conditions

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; England; Scotland; Wales; Northern Ireland; Europe

Published: Bristol, England: Higher Education Funding Council for England, 2014

Physical description: x, 51 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 116.653

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 116.655

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