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Taught courses offer sticking power for postgraduate students

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Postgraduate taught students give their university experience the thumbs up.

Postgraduate students on taught programmes are less likely to think about dropping out than undergraduate students and those taking research masters, a survey has shown.

Around 20 per cent of postgraduate taught students had thought about dropping out of their courses compared to 26 per cent of postgraduate research students and more than a quarter of undergraduates, according to the third of AdvanceHE’s annual student experience surveys.

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