Consultation outcome

Accelerated courses and switching university or degree: call for evidence

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The findings of the call for evidence set out the need for greater flexible learning opportunities. There will be no further government response to this consultation.

Feedback received

Detail of feedback received

This statement summarises the findings of the call for evidence.

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Original consultation


We’re interested in how switching university or degree course can be made easier, and how we can have more accelerated degrees.

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Consultation description

We want to gauge demand from students for more switching between universities and degree courses. We also want to know more about demand for accelerated degrees. We are interested in getting a better understanding of the barriers that currently prevent both types of more flexible approach from working effectively.

We welcome responses from across the higher education sector, including universities, student bodies, and especially students responding as individuals.


Accelerated courses and switching university or degree: call for evidence

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Published 16 May 2016
Last updated 20 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added the findings from the call for evidence.
  2. First published.