Part-time postgraduate HE student enrolments UK 2017/18, by subject & gender

This statistic shows the number of students enrolling in part-time postgraduate courses in higher education (HE) institutions in the United Kingdom (UK) in academic year 2017/18, by subject area and gender. In this academic year, there were 1,790 female students enrolling in part-time engineering and technology postgraduate courses, almost 4 times less than the number of male students.

Number of students enrolling in part-time postgraduate courses in higher education (HE) institutions in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18, by subject area and gender

FemaleMale
Subjects allied to medicine 38,95512,490
Education 26,58512,280
Business & administrative studies 15,01516,960
Social studies 12,9655,870
Biological sciences 10,9754,840
Medicine & dentistry 5,4254,165
Creative arts & design 4,9902,900
Law 3,7803,050
Historical & philosophical studies 3,5203,320
Languages 3,6401,625
Architecture, building & planning 2,7654,365
Engineering & technology 1,7907,345
Mass communications & documentation 1,750970
Physical sciences 1,2951,620
Computer science 1,3354,480
Combined 895460
Agriculture & related subjects 975660
Veterinary science 805305
Mathematical sciences 335825
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

September 2017 to August 2018

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