Publisher Pearson to offer business degrees

Publisher of the FT is to launch its own college.

Pearson, which owns Penguin Books and the Financial Times is to launch its own college.

Pearson College will launch in 2013 and will offer a business and enterprise degree which will be validated by the University of London.

The course programme, which has been developed with businesses including BT, Cisco and Atos will offer a guaranteed internship programme and mentors.  The tuition fees are £5,500 a year.

The UK government has stated that it wants to Higher Education sector to become more competitive and to offer potential students a wider range of choice. 

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