Young people are more concerned about tuition fees and debt when thinking about university than they are about employment prospects, a new survey suggests.

Around 60 per cent of the 16- to 18-year-olds polled said their main worry about going into higher education was the near-trebling of the tuition fee cap to £9,000 in 2012.

Just forty-one per cent of the 75 young people surveyed by bestcourse4me.com said employment opportunities and career prospects were their top priority.

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