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Some people think that universities should not provide so much theoretical knowledge but give more practical training throughout their courses.To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?


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Some people think that universities should not provide so much theoretical knowledge but give more practical training throughout their courses. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

While some university courses such as medicine or law stipulate that students should complete a mandatory internship to be eligible to graduate, other degrees do not. Nevertheless, students can gain more from these practical trainings despite the administration burden that this system may pose on universities.

On one hand, work placements may be hard to secure in certain industries at particular periods of time. Hence, during the recent financial crisis, work placements within the banking sector may have been rare given the massive layoffs already occurring within that industry. Moreover, practical trainings are harder to assess as compared to formal examinations due to the degree ...

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