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Top up fees in England will create a two tier education system in United Kingdom

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7419.832-k (Published 09 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:832
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    The proposed top up fees for university students in England will create a two tier higher education system in the United Kingdom and disadvantage medical training in Scotland, doctors have warned.

    The BMA in Scotland is concerned that it will lead to a “brain drain” of medical academics from Scotland to better funded posts and institutions in England. At the same time, more English students may be attracted to study in Scotland, where top up …

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