Statistical Report: Physics Students in UK Higher Education Institutions

This report presents an overview of the students on first-degree, masters and doctoral programmes in physics and a number of selected other subjects in UK higher education institutions.

Statistical Report: Physics Students in UK

The data source for the report is the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). HESA is the central source for the collection and dissemination of statistics about publicly funded UK higher education.

The tables present an index. The title of each table or figure will take you through to the relevant page of the publication PDF document.

Table 1:The number of full-time first-year students on first-degree courses in physics 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 2:The number of full-time students across all years of study on first-degree courses in physics 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 3:The number of part-time students on bachelor-degree courses in physics in their first year and across all years 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 4:Full-time first-year students on first-degree courses in selected subjects 2009/10
Table 5:The number of full-time students across all years of study on first-degree courses in selected subjects 2009/10
Table 6:The total number of full-time first-year students on first-degree courses in selected subjects in 2004/05 and 2009/10
Table 7:First-year full-time students on enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree courses in physics by gender 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 8:The distribution of full-time first-year students between enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree courses in selected subjects by gender 2009/10
Table 9:The domicile of all first-year students on first-degree courses in physics 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 10:The domicile of all first-year students on first-degree courses in selected subjects in 2009/10
Table 11:The mode of study of first-year students on first-degree courses in physics by gender 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 12:The mode of study of first-year students on first-degree courses in selected subjects 2009/10
Table 13:The ethnicity of full-time first year UK-domiciled students on first-degree courses in physics 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 14:The ethnicity of full-time first-year UK-domiciled students on enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree courses in physics by gender 2009/10
Table 15:The ethnicity of full-time first-year BME UK-domiciled students on first-degree courses in physics 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 16:The ethnicity of full-time first-year UK-domiciled students on first-degree courses in selected subjects 2009/10
Table 17:The distribution of full-time first-year UK-domiciled students on first-degree courses between selected subjects by ethnicity 2009/10
Table 18:The category of parental occupations of first-year UK-domiciled students on full-time first-degree courses in physics 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 19:The category of parental occupation and gender of full-time first-year UK domiciled students on enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree courses in physics from 2004/05 to 2009/10 combined
Table 20:The category of parental occupation and ethnicity of full-time UK-domiciled students on first-degree courses in physics from 2004/05 to 2009/10 combined
Table 21:The category of parental occupation of full-time UK-domiciled students on first-degree courses in selected subjects from 2004/05 to 2009/10 combined
Table 22:Full-time students completing courses in physics with enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree qualifications by gender 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 23:Degree classification of students completing courses in physics with enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree qualifications by gender 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 24:Full-time and part-time students completing courses in selected subjects with enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree qualifications by gender 2009/10
Table 25:Degree classification of full-time and part-time students completing courses in selected subjects with enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree qualifications by gender 2009/10
Table 26:Degree classification of UK-domiciled full-time and part-time students completing courses in physics and in all subjects with enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree qualifications by ethnicity 2004/05 to 2009/10 combined
Table 27:Degree classification of UK-domiciled full-time and part-time students completing courses in physics with enhanced first-degree qualifications by category of parental occupation 2005/06 to 2009/10 combined
Table 28:Degree classification of UK-domiciled full-time and part-time students completing courses in physics with bachelor-degree qualifications by category of parental occupation 2005/06 to 2009/10 combined
Table 29:Masters students completing courses in physics by domicile and gender 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 30:UK-domiciled masters students completing courses in physics by gender 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 31:UK-domiciled masters students completing courses in physics by ethnicity 2004/05 to 2009/10 combined
Table 32:Masters students completing courses in selected subjects by domicile and gender 2009/10
Table 33:Doctoral students completing courses in physics by domicile and gender 2004/05 to 2009/10
Table 34:UK-domiciled doctoral students completing courses in physics by ethnicity 2004/05 to 2009/10 combined
Table 35:Doctoral students completing courses in selected subjects by domicile and gender 2009/10

 

Figure 1:Distribution of ethnicities of full-time first-year BME students on first-degree courses in selected subjects 2009/10
Figure 2:Categories of parental occupation of full-time first-year students on first-degree courses in selected subjects 2004/05 to 2009/10
Figure 3:Degree classification of students completing courses in physics with enhanced first-degree and bachelor-degree qualifications by gender 2004/05 to 2009/10 combined