The Road Less Travelled in Access to Higher Education

Peter Ogudoro* (Corresponding Author), Education in the North

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This feature identifies the licencing examinations professional bodies conduct as a road less travelled in access to higher education. Such examinations enable successful candidates to gain Professional Diplomas which are equivalents of university Bachelor’s degrees and can grant the holders access to postgraduate academic programmes. The feature which is based on a doctoral research study conducted in Nigeria argues that the elastic capacity of professional bodies for access to higher education may be a cost effective platform for dealing with the higher education access challenge in the case country and many other
societies with similar challenges
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-174
Number of pages9
JournalEducation in the North
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016


  • Higher Education Access
  • University Admission
  • Equity and Inclusiveness
  • Professional Bodies
  • Professional Examinations


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