This telegraph article weighs up the evidence about the quality of education being provided for the incredibly expensive fee which is being charged.  It looks at how many students go onto to get good jobs and about the increasing percentage of students going on to higher education and studying meaningless courses.  It’s a good article to read when you are deciding whether to go down the traditional university route or try for a sponsored degree http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/rogerbootle/10294912/Higher-education-is-in-an-expensive-muddle-with-too-many-useless-degrees.html#disqus_thread