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Higher education in Scotland and the UK : diverging or converging systems?

Higher education in Scotland and the UK : diverging or converging systems?

Author: Sheila Riddell; Elisabet Weedon; Sarah Minty
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Exploring the impact on Scottish higher education of major constitutional change in Scotland and the UK. This book focuses on the challenges and opportunities faced by Scottish higher education post-referendum 2014. It draws on findings from a project on higher education within the ESRC's Future of the UK and Scotland Programme, making an important and original contribution to the understanding of higher education  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Riddell, Sheila.
Higher Education in Scotland and the UK.
: Edinburgh University Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Riddell; Elisabet Weedon; Sarah Minty
ISBN: 9781474404594 1474404596 9781474404600 147440460X 9781474418775 1474418775
OCLC Number: 933441969
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: HIGHER EDUCATION IN SCOTLAND AND THE UK; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgement ; The Contributors ; 1 Scottish Higher Education and Devolution; 2 Higher Education Governance and Institutional Autonomy in the Post-devolution UK; 3 Student Funding in the UK: Post-Devolution Scotland in a UK Context; 4 Young People's Attitudes Towards Student Debt in Scotland and England; 5 Cross-border Flows of Students within the UK; 6 Widening Access to Higher Education in Scotland, the UK and Europe; 7 The Internationalisation of Higher Education in Scotland and the UK. 8 Research Policy in Scotland and the Rest of the UK9 Devolution and Higher Education Policy: Negotiating UK and International Boundaries; Appendix 1: Research Methods ; Appendix 2: List of Acronyms; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon and Sarah Minty.


This study of higher education policy across Scotland and the rest of the UK reveals some uncomfortable truths. The rapid growth of higher education across the UK has led to the inclusion of more  Read more...


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