Select Committee on Education and Employment Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


Annex 2

STUDENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, 1997-98 FIRST DEGREE UNDERGRADUATES

Great Britain
Thousands

  
Women
Men
Subject area
Full-time
Part-time
Full-time
Part-time
Medicine and dentistry
14.2
13.2
Subjects allied to medicine
33.1
18.5
11.2
2.1
Biological sciences
37.3
1.8
24.0
1.0
Veterinary science
1.7
0.9
Agriculture and related subjects
3.9
0.1
3.4
0.1
Physical sciences
17.3
0.8
30.2
1.3
Mathematical sciences
5.8
0.1
9.6
0.1
Computer science
8.1
0.9
34.5
3.2
Engineering and technology
11.4
0.5
66.5
6.9
Architecture, building and planning
5.4
0.9
16.7
4.3
Social, economic and political studies
41.1
2.8
29.7
2.0
Law
19.2
3.3
13.9
3.6
Business and administrative studies
50.2
5.2
49.4
4.5
Librarianship and information science
7.6
0.5
4.8
0.2
Languages
41.9
2.1
17.0
0.9
Humanities
17.7
1.7
15.0
1.0
Creative arts and design
40.5
1.8
29.3
1.0
Education
35.9
3.1
10.8
0.9
Combined
60.5
5.2
45.8
3.3
All subjects
452.9
49.4
425.9
36.7


  — Less than 50.

  Source: Students in Higher Education Institutions 1997-98, Higher Education Statistics Agency.

REFERENCES

  AUT, "RAE 2001: consultation on assessment panels' criteria and working methods." October 1999.

  Commission on University Career Opportunity, Report on Policies and Practices on Equal Opportunities in Employment in Universities and Colleges of Higher Education. CUCO. June 1997.

  DFEE, Statistical First Release-Student Support: Statistics of Student Loans in UK. (SFR 37/1999) November 1999.

  Equal Opportunities Commission, Response to the Institute for Learning and Teaching Planning Group Initial Consultation: The Development of an Institute for Learning and Teaching. May 1998.

  Equal Opportunities Commission, Response to the National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education. November 1996.

  EOC/CRE/CVCP, Higher Education and Equality : A Guide. EOC June 1997.

  Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), Performance Indicators in Higher Education in the UK 1996-97, 1997-98. (Rep. 99/66) HEFCE. December 1999.

  Higher Education Statistics Agency, Students in Higher Education Institutions 1997-98, Cheltenham, June 1999.

  Independent Committee of Inquiry into Student Finance (Cubie), Student Finance : Fairness for the Future. December 1999.

  Knight, P. (Vice Chancellor, University of Central England) "Discrimination is a three letter word." Times Higher Education Supplement, 3 March 2000.

  National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education, Higher Education in the Learning Society (The Dearing Review of HE). HMSO, July 1997.

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, Women in SET—An On-Line consultation. (Ref 133) January 2000.

  UCAS, Statistical Bulletin on Widening Participation. Cheltenham. August 1999.


 
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