Modular higher education in the UK.

Publisher: Higher Education Quality Council in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 117 Downloads: 247
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  • Education, Higher -- Great Britain.

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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIn focus
ContributionsHigher Education Quality Council.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 117p. ;
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18296897M
ISBN 101858243173

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Part-time courses were offered by of UK higher education institutions in –17, representing a larger proportion of all provision across all provider types in Northern Ireland (36%) compared to Scotland (26%), Wales (28%) and England (23%).

Modular routes in English led, on average, to lower grades than linear routes once students‟ ability was accounted for. However, in mathematics, candidates following a modular route obtained, on average, higher grades.

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