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    This is a long blog post and I am unable to sum it up to any credible standard.

    http://theelectricagora.com/2015/10/...ent-very-good/

    It's based on the US but the same can easily be said for Britain. Arts & humanities is becoming ever more irrelevant.
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    Arts and Humanities were relevant...?
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    Well he's specifically talking about bogus reasons being given for shoehorning compulsory arts modules into professional and technical degrees which isn't really occurring the same in the UK system - we have large numbers of students taking single honours arts degrees, the author states in the comments that at his uni they're fighting to keep art subjects as majors.
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    Well quite a few humanities departments are being shut down in the UK due to lack of students and funding. And as Danial states they are stuck in a catch 22 where they only way it can be vaulable is a sort of counter culture critique but the unis wouldnt do it as it risks funding. (The very tope ones are not so desperate for money so have more freedom)
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    (Original post by Jonathan Crane)
    Arts and Humanities were relevant...?
 
 
 
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