Research and analysis

Mature students: understanding progression to postgraduate study

Evidence on UK-based mature students' progression into full-time and part-time postgraduate study.

Documents

Understanding mature entrants' transitions to postgraduate taught study

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Understanding mature entrants' transitions to postgraduate taught study: appendices

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Details

Evidence on the progression of UK-based mature students (those aged over 25 on entry) into full-time and part-time postgraduate taught study.

Looking at:

  • their profile and participation
  • motivations to study
  • pre-entry activities (in the years between undergraduate study and postgraduate entry)
  • sources of funding
  • barriers and challenges faced in taking up study at this level
Published 26 May 2016