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Buying a degree on the internet... for a dog

22 October 2013 Last updated at 23:32 BST

Most students spend years working hard to obtain a university degree, and most qualification also cost thousands of pounds. But what if you could pay and get a degree without having to do any studying at all?

A Newsnight investigation has found one online university offering a high level degree in exchange for nothing other than money.

Jim Reed reports.

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