The trend for holders of a primary degree to continue their studies became a feature of the recession years, as graduates tried to make themselves more employable and to give themselves the best chance to earn a good salary.
Coming out of recession, the trend, while dipping slightly, has remained steady, with 40 per cent of the 2013 Level 8 graduates progressing to postgraduate programmes.
During the recession years, up to 45 per cent of Level 8 graduates...
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