What are the most valuable degrees?
The most valuable degree you can do is economics, and the least valuable is health and social care. At least according to the latest research by the IFS on the impact of Higher Education on future earnings. The table below compares earnings at age 29 of female graduates compared to non graduates for different subject […]
How much more will I earn if I do a degree?
At age 29 male graduates earn £13K more per year than those with 5*-Cs without a degree while women earn £10K per annum more. Look at another way, this means that a degree should pay for itself after just four years if you’re a woman, and three years if your a man… I calculated these […]
The Declining Value of A Degree?
More people are doing degrees, yet they are less likely to give us the skills future employers need, so is it worth doing a degree in the first place? Or are you better off saving £50K? In this thought-provoking article Zak Slayback argues that the value of a degree has declined for three main reasons: […]
Introductory Reading for Undergraduate Sociology Students
What reading should you do in order to prepare for studying an undergraduate degree in Sociology? This post recommends some introductory reading that you might like to do over the summer to get ahead before commencing the first year of your degree in sociology, or related discipline. I also explore some of the differences between A-level and […]