The Government wants to root out so-called “Mickey Mouse” degrees, by making universities publish the amount of time students spend in classes with a teacher and what their average earnings are after graduation.
But the worst degrees for job prospects are not necessarily the most obscure. Traditional subjects such as History, French and English Literature are among the least helpful when it comes to employment.
Worldwide, degrees such as The Science of Harry Potter, Golf Management and Star Trek have been ridiculed, but statistics from the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency tell a different story.
Here is their top 20 of least employable degrees...
2. Sport science
6. Primary Education
7. Media studies
8. Ancient History
9. Film Studies
11. Events management
13. English language
14. Business management
16. English Literature
17. Sports and business management
19. Religious studies and theology