If you’re a sixth-year student interested in studying arts or if you’re the parent of such a sixth year, it is likely that there are currently heated discussions taking place over the dinner table and it’s likely that polarising views fall into the Bill Gates or Steve Jobs schools of thought.

Bill Gates argues that government money should be invested in courses more closely linked with job creation. However, Steve Jobs once said: “It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough – it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing ...”