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FTSE 100 company Pearson offers business degree courses

Pearson, the major international publisher and education firm, is to become a for-profit private higher education provider in the UK.

The firm is opening Pearson College, teaching a degree course validated by existing London universities.

But critics have warned of the dangers of allowing profit making companies into higher education.

Reeta Chakrabarti reports.

  • 14 Aug 2012