Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 23 November 2017

480 Pages | 11 black & white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198767268

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (TA)

A University Education

David Willetts

  • A powerful defence of the value of higher education in the world today from former Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts
  • Looks back at how the university has attained its crucial role in the modern world - and forwards to the challenges facing higher education in the future
  • Includes an honest appraisal of the problems facing universities in the current climate
  • Puts the case for further growth, energetically refuting those critics who oppose the expansion of Britain's universities
  • Combines a passionate advocacy of a university education with a serious in-depth knowledge of the higher education sector
  • Presents his own vision of what universities can offer us - both now and in the future

Also of Interest