Liberal arts degrees take off

“With just 1,000 full-time students, St Mary’s University College Belfast might not be everybody’s idea of a higher education pioneer. But the Catholic teacher training college, tucked away off the Falls Road, has been offering a programme of study for the best part of a decade that might soon become a part of the UK higher education mainstream. Since 2000, its students have been able to take a BA in liberal arts, a degree common in the US but a rare creature indeed in this country …” (more)

[Tariq Tahir, Guardian, 12 January]

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