HC Deb 02 August 1972 vol 842 cc158-9W
Mrs. Lena Jeger

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average annual cost of training students at maintained schools of archi- tecture; and the comparable cost at the Architectural Association.

Mrs. Thatcher

In 1969–70, the latest year for which figures are available, about £860 in universities, including £350 for general university overheads but excluding student maintenance. Corresponding information is not available for maintained further education establishments, but average costs overall are lower than in universities. The tuition fee at the Architectural Association's School of Architecture is £580 (£460 in 1969–70).