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The economic benefits of a degree

Report page The introduction of tuition fees of up to £3,000 a year for full-time undergraduates in England in 2006 has revitalised the debate about the benefits of a degree to the individual. 


As a contribution to this discussion Universities UK commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers (in association with London Economics,) to produce a report on the benefits of a degree,  drawing on recent research  including its own. 

The findings confirm that there are significant economic benefits (as well as substantial non financial advantages) to obtaining a degree.

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