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Pointless Media Studies degree courses facing closure, warn under-achieving academics

silly hat industry also under threatScores of rubbish Media Studies degrees around the country are facing closure, according to the lecturers’ union NOPULU (Not Proper University Lecturers’ Union). The warning follows new figures from UCAS, which show the lucrative ‘crap sector’ of higher education in sharp decline following the rise in tuition fees.

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Posted: May 8th, 2013
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Scandal as Media Studies AS-level exam accidentally features basic numeracy question

The UK’s exam bodies were again under scrutiny after an AS Level Media Studies exam paper featured an ‘impossible’ question requiring basic knowledge of the 7 times tables. Instead of the planned question ‘Discuss the need for media regulation,’ students were asked to solve the equation 7y = 63.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2011
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Government to introduce GCSE in texting

‘Kids taking their mobiles into exam and texting each other all the answers,’

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2007
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