Scotland and the Three-Year Bachelor degree

Posted in Teaching on January 22nd, 2015 by steve

Scotland“The four-year undergraduate degree for Scotland’s universities, as noted in the Times Higher Education is the ‘gold standard’ and seen as a ‘broader and more flexible’ alternative to the narrow, focused three-year bachelor degree programs offered by universities in the rest of the UK …” (more)

[Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert, Academic Exchange, 22 January]

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What is the Point of a Four-Year Degree?

Posted in Teaching on June 5th, 2014 by steve

“There has been a bit of talk in the media recently about the need for a four-year degree, and could it not be compressed down to two years. This is a really interesting question and I think gets to the heart of the goal of an academic education …” (more)

[Taliessin through Logres, 5 June]