With tuition fees on the rise, it appears that some universities could be going to extreme measures to attract new students.
One American university has developed a degree course dedicated to the life, work and rise to fame of Lady Gaga, where students would learn to "engage in sound and substantiated scholarly thinking on issues related to her fame."
Is this the answer? Tailoring degrees to meet popular demand and culture? We take a look at some other controversial degrees and courses that have hit the headlines in the past...
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
The prenup house, made of carbon fibre elements and semi-transparent wooden layer, can be split in two if marriage doesn’t work.
De-extinction of mammoths through DNA sequencing and genome editing can help restore the grassland system, scientists have claimed.
Faraday cage wetsuit prevents sharks from detecting tiny electrical signals from divers’ muscles.
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