UK – Male students studying creative arts, English, philosophy, agriculture, communications, psychology & languages – earn less at age 29, on average, than peers who avoided higher education

More than 130,000 men are enrolling on university courses each year that leave them worse off in future earnings early in their careers than non-graduates, a new report has revealed.

Male students studying one of seven university subjects – creative arts, English, philosophy, agriculture, communications, psychology and languages – earn less at the age of 29, on average, than their peers who opted to avoid higher education altogether, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) research concluded.

The report also found that around one in three male students attend an institution that will give them no significant advantage in terms of salary over their non-university-attending peers.

I’m a little surprised to see agriculture in there.

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