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Table 2e - All HE students by level of study, mode of study, subject of study(#6), domicile and gender 2004/05

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United Kingdom Other European Union Non-European-Union

Total HE
students
FT UGs FT PGs PT UGs PT PGs Total Female Male Total Female Male Total Female Male















Medicine & dentistry 55960 38395 6160 180 11220 48325 28165 20160 2070 1250 820 5565 2820 2745
Broadly-based programmes within medicine & dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pre-clinical medicine 14490 13810 245 30 410 13065 7845 5220 375 235 140 1050 620 435
Pre-clinical dentistry 1190 1110 25 20 35 1090 645 445 30 25 5 70 30 40
Clinical medicine 34340 19705 5160 85 9390 29025 16835 12190 1450 875 580 3865 1885 1980
Clinical dentistry 5250 3680 520 10 1040 4570 2490 2080 180 100 80 500 260 240
Others in medicine & dentistry 690 90 210 40 345 575 345 230 35 20 15 75 30 45















Subjects allied to medicine 300140 146290 8385 110355 35115 282705 236295 46415 6515 4900 1615 10920 7130 3795
Broadly-based programmes within subjects allied to medicine 1165 705 0 460 0 1085 715 370 25 10 20 50 25 25
Anatomy, physiology & pathology 16325 11945 1610 1385 1385 14945 10480 4465 760 515 245 620 325 300
Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy 17840 10945 1480 750 4665 14445 9325 5120 1110 710 405 2285 1255 1025
Complementary medicine 5685 3435 105 845 1300 5345 3855 1490 215 125 90 120 90 30
Nutrition 4580 2610 520 875 580 3830 3365 465 355 310 40 395 295 100
Ophthalmics 3900 2320 105 550 925 3585 2325 1260 155 100 50 155 100 60
Aural & oral sciences 3360 2210 490 230 430 3135 2880 255 145 130 15 80 65 15
Nursing 191425 90950 1245 90680 8550 184995 164235 20755 1920 1685 235 4510 3515 995
Medical technology 8540 5110 355 710 2365 7805 5680 2125 305 205 95 435 215 220
Others in subjects allied to medicine 47325 16060 2475 13880 14910 43535 33435 10100 1520 1110 415 2270 1245 1025















Biological sciences 149520 100050 14275 21115 14080 135985 87605 48380 6155 4045 2105 7385 4250 3135
Broadly-based programmes within biological sciences 825 800 10 10 0 740 350 385 30 10 20 60 30 30
Biology 26290 17380 2895 3815 2200 23550 14480 9075 1210 745 465 1525 770 755
Botany 845 205 330 205 110 625 340 280 50 30 20 175 75 100
Zoology 3800 3145 340 200 115 3510 2240 1270 150 100 50 145 90 55
Genetics 2550 1635 505 90 315 1905 1065 840 180 110 75 465 260 205
Microbiology 4470 2375 1090 175 830 3385 1940 1440 315 180 135 770 375 400
Sports science 25505 22135 870 1525 970 24445 9125 15320 690 270 415 370 140 230
Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry 9600 6595 1685 340 980 7725 4225 3500 655 385 270 1215 650 570
Psychology 68265 41175 5470 14125 7500 63580 50485 13095 2560 2035 525 2130 1625 505
Others in biological sciences 7370 4600 1080 635 1055 6525 3355 3170 315 175 140 530 245 285















Veterinary science 4380 3525 440 30 380 3825 2830 1000 170 100 70 380 235 145
Pre-clinical veterinary medicine 1725 1500 130 25 75 1490 1155 335 60 35 25 180 120 55
Clinical veterinary medicine & dentistry 2650 2030 310 5 310 2340 1675 660 110 65 45 200 110 90















Agriculture & related subjects 15150 9665 1785 2220 1480 13020 7975 5045 965 510 455 1165 525 640
Broadly-based programmes within agriculture & related subjects 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Animal science 2670 2300 150 115 110 2500 2245 255 105 85 20 65 40 20
Agriculture 7505 4660 930 1130 785 6610 3480 3130 415 170 245 480 165 310
Forestry 695 380 65 190 60 585 125 460 70 15 55 35 10 25
Food & beverage studies 2850 1620 420 385 420 2145 1490 655 305 200 105 395 235 160
Agricultural sciences 415 165 155 20 75 255 105 150 35 20 15 125 45 80
Others in veterinary sciences, agriculture & related subjects 1020 535 70 385 35 920 525 400 40 25 15 65 25 35















Physical sciences 78685 48000 12370 11080 7235 69205 28340 40865 3920 1715 2205 5555 2230 3330
Broadly-based programmes within physical sciences 1190 1130 15 45 5 1070 450 625 40 10 25 80 35 45
Chemistry 18520 11070 3910 1770 1775 15665 6725 8940 1205 565 640 1650 725 925
Materials science 545 175 240 0 130 360 110 250 55 10 40 130 35 95
Physics 14610 9350 2695 1475 1090 12800 2665 10140 870 240 630 940 260 680
Forensic & archaeological science 6140 4435 835 370 495 5505 3585 1915 280 195 85 360 225 135
Astronomy 2280 1205 265 710 95 2110 585 1525 100 35 65 70 30 40
Geology 8310 4405 1105 2345 455 7615 3150 4465 245 120 125 445 130 315
Ocean sciences 1315 795 300 60 160 1105 450 650 120 55 65 85 20 65
Physical & terrestrial geographical & environmental sciences 20500 14205 2670 1230 2395 17935 7915 10020 940 450 495 1620 690 935
Others in physical sciences 5275 1230 335 3070 645 5035 2700 2335 70 35 30 175 80 95















Mathematical sciences 31370 20145 3305 5265 2655 26110 9865 16250 1510 510 1000 3750 1595 2150
Broadly-based programmes within mathematical sciences 85 50 0 20 15 65 25 40 10 5 10 10 0 5
Mathematics 25555 17925 2100 3915 1615 21910 8275 13635 1080 345 735 2565 1075 1490
Operational research 965 410 385 5 165 505 190 315 135 50 85 325 140 185
Statistics 3445 1440 650 615 740 2450 985 1465 240 110 130 755 355 395
Others in mathematical sciences 15 15 0 0 0 15 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Others in mathematical & computing sciences 1300 310 170 705 120 1165 385 780 45 5 35 95 20 70















Computer science 131280 73515 13525 33255 10985 108280 26495 81785 5515 1020 4490 17485 4005 13480
Computer science 81055 50620 9090 15435 5910 65500 13005 52495 3990 685 3305 11565 2480 9085
Information systems 41440 17700 3495 16310 3940 35605 12125 23475 1160 285 870 4680 1275 3405
Software engineering 7220 4620 765 760 1070 5850 730 5125 285 30 255 1080 205 880
Artificial intelligence 560 445 80 0 35 415 65 350 55 15 40 90 20 70
Others in computing sciences 1005 130 100 750 30 915 570 340 20 5 20 70 25 45















Engineering & technology 137825 75720 21525 22100 18480 97545 14080 83465 11815 1805 10015 28460 5340 23120
Broadly-based programmes within engineering & technology 235 145 15 50 25 175 20 155 20 5 20 40 10 30
General engineering 21380 8865 3350 5430 3735 15510 1955 13555 2010 335 1680 3860 650 3210
Civil engineering 19750 10545 2990 3520 2695 13925 2200 11725 2340 445 1895 3485 770 2715
Mechanical engineering 21215 14500 2175 2780 1760 15795 1280 14510 1680 160 1515 3745 340 3400
Aerospace engineering 7605 5610 590 650 760 6180 600 5580 605 65 535 825 105 720
Naval architecture 485 370 60 10 40 270 15 255 125 10 115 90 15 80
Electronic & electrical engineering 34590 19565 6645 4740 3635 20980 1985 18995 2935 290 2645 10670 1890 8785
Production & manufacturing engineering 7980 3705 1665 1560 1050 5815 835 4980 545 85 460 1620 325 1295
Chemical, process & energy engineering 6080 3330 1445 170 1135 3730 895 2835 450 145 300 1900 630 1270
Others in engineering 1520 355 420 465 280 1080 175 905 155 20 135 285 45 240
Minerals technology 225 120 50 5 50 145 25 120 15 5 10 70 15 55
Metallurgy 665 110 390 5 160 390 135 255 80 20 55 195 60 140
Ceramics & glasses 125 50 5 55 10 115 55 60 0 0 0 10 0 5
Polymers & textiles 2405 1845 305 115 140 1915 1585 330 75 50 25 410 150 260
Materials technology not otherwise specified 3215 1690 865 185 480 2205 660 1550 285 100 185 725 230 500
Maritime technology 1060 710 150 35 165 680 95 585 175 10 160 205 25 175
Industrial biotechnology 55 55 0 0 0 35 5 30 0 0 0 20 10 10
Others in technology 9240 4150 415 2320 2355 8600 1555 7045 325 50 280 310 80 235















Architecture, building & planning 49715 23865 5645 11895 8310 41390 12175 29215 3115 1265 1850 5205 2000 3210
Broadly-based programmes within architecture, building & planning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Architecture 17030 11285 2180 1445 2120 13165 4400 8765 1685 795 890 2180 930 1250
Building 18765 7430 1155 7785 2390 16295 2345 13950 695 135 560 1775 480 1300
Landscape design 2255 995 410 660 185 1890 1005 885 135 70 65 230 140 95
Planning (urban, rural & regional) 11135 4000 1735 1880 3520 9640 4325 5315 555 250 305 940 430 510
Others in architecture, building & planning 525 150 160 125 90 405 100 305 45 10 35 75 20 55















Social studies 194580 102435 21805 48485 21855 165790 105055 60735 9145 4795 4350 19645 10290 9350
Broadly-based programmes within social studies 535 345 30 140 20 485 310 175 20 10 10 35 20 15
Economics 31585 22755 4980 1575 2275 19710 5820 13890 3135 1165 1970 8735 4180 4555
Politics 30700 19105 6145 2435 3015 23000 9465 13535 2790 1455 1335 4910 2410 2500
Sociology 31475 22765 2355 3375 2980 28855 20750 8105 955 625 330 1665 1125 540
Social policy 11705 5015 1655 1935 3100 10085 7225 2860 405 260 145 1215 660 555
Social work 55475 15670 3275 29840 6695 54415 43840 10575 515 425 85 545 395 150
Anthropology 5040 3105 995 350 590 3850 2720 1130 485 355 130 705 500 205
Human & social geography 14170 10000 1110 2405 660 13045 6610 6430 360 195 170 770 400 370
Others in social studies 13895 3680 1260 6430 2525 12345 8315 4030 485 300 180 1065 600 460















Law 86655 50455 13035 12275 10890 71545 43550 27995 4225 2420 1805 10885 5610 5275
Broadly-based programmes within law 1880 1585 160 80 55 1580 1005 575 45 30 15 255 145 115
Law by area 29645 19145 4205 3035 3260 22680 13940 8740 2165 1275 890 4805 2545 2255
Law by topic 51795 27500 8390 8730 7175 44405 26835 17570 1940 1065 875 5455 2800 2650
Others in law 3330 2230 275 430 400 2880 1770 1115 80 55 25 370 120 250















Business & administrative studies 299310 150260 38720 47430 62900 221040 111290 109750 18600 8560 10035 59670 28600 31070
Broadly-based programmes within business & administrative studies 1815 1665 5 120 25 1140 550 590 205 110 95 470 270 200
Business studies 127515 65540 15045 20895 26030 94555 44400 50155 9015 3880 5135 23940 10235 13705
Management studies 70135 29760 7975 11415 20980 54430 26095 28335 3825 1790 2035 11885 5525 6360
Finance 16335 6750 5880 1500 2205 7520 2785 4730 1270 380 895 7545 3605 3935
Accounting 30855 20580 1685 7540 1055 23480 10975 12505 865 320 545 6510 3660 2850
Marketing 22315 12935 4485 2185 2710 15660 9055 6600 1580 940 640 5075 2775 2300
Human resource management 15910 3240 2135 2005 8530 13480 10285 3190 570 375 195 1860 1225 635
Office skills 890 40 0 805 40 885 775 110 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tourism, transport & travel 11180 8695 1060 645 775 8315 5800 2515 1035 650 385 1830 1125 705
Others in business & administrative studies 2365 1055 450 315 550 1575 560 1015 230 115 115 560 185 375















Mass communications & documentation 46765 33605 5140 3630 4385 40245 23275 16970 2500 1645 855 4020 2755 1265
Broadly-based programmes within mass communications & documentation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Information services 5030 1090 1110 600 2225 4035 2745 1290 365 275 95 625 385 245
Publicity studies 4635 3180 760 175 520 3590 2580 1010 330 230 105 715 530 185
Media studies 26685 21655 1730 2395 905 23605 12570 11030 1280 800 480 1800 1215 585
Publishing 1595 1095 180 135 185 1355 815 535 100 65 35 145 110 40
Journalism 7570 5600 1210 275 485 6550 3780 2770 390 260 130 630 445 185
Others in mass communications & documentation 1245 980 150 50 65 1110 780 330 35 20 10 100 70 25















Languages 134575 74390 9240 42945 8000 114110 78275 35835 7875 5455 2420 12590 7630 4960
Broadly-based programmes within languages 30 5 0 20 0 25 20 5 5 5 0 0 0 0
Linguistics 5285 2520 1290 560 920 3465 2510 950 545 415 130 1280 845 435
Comparative literary studies 1755 640 395 375 350 1400 955 440 160 115 45 195 150 45
English studies 58410 37735 3330 14175 3170 50325 36810 13515 2095 1415 680 5990 3395 2600
Ancient language studies 210 130 25 35 20 175 115 60 15 10 5 20 15 5
Celtic studies 4130 765 90 3070 205 3650 2235 1410 360 245 115 120 70 45
Latin studies 285 75 35 165 10 245 140 105 20 15 10 20 10 10
Classical Greek studies 250 30 40 175 10 210 135 75 30 20 10 15 5 5
Classical studies 3960 2670 315 610 365 3635 2240 1395 195 135 60 130 75 55
Others in linguistics, classics & related subjects 2825 550 985 785 510 1680 1240 435 495 410 80 650 475 180
French studies 12990 7395 200 5175 220 11805 7985 3825 590 405 180 595 405 190
German studies 5235 2960 125 1955 190 4670 2855 1815 355 225 125 210 140 65
Italian studies 3805 1470 75 2180 80 3415 2400 1010 265 195 70 125 100 20
Spanish studies 9555 4450 105 4815 185 8645 5765 2880 575 390 185 330 235 95
Portuguese studies 560 305 10 230 15 520 345 180 25 20 5 10 5 5
Scandinavian studies 515 150 10 340 5 480 225 255 20 15 5 10 10 5
Russian & East European studies 2020 835 180 890 115 1720 920 800 155 90 70 145 90 55
Others in European languages, literature & related subjects 11605 4830 820 5090 865 8770 6055 2715 1420 980 440 1415 895 520
Chinese studies 1300 430 155 680 30 1035 445 590 90 60 30 175 105 70
Japanese studies 1545 595 55 755 140 1150 470 680 70 40 30 325 180 145
South Asian studies 415 270 60 25 60 300 130 170 35 20 15 80 45 35
Other Asian studies 170 40 110 5 15 90 50 45 15 10 5 65 50 15
African studies 245 140 65 10 35 175 115 60 35 25 10 35 20 15
Modern Middle Eastern studies 1975 700 335 725 210 1460 840 620 120 80 40 390 150 240
American studies 4050 3560 210 70 210 3845 2360 1485 85 55 25 120 75 50
Australasian studies 45 10 15 10 10 20 10 10 5 5 0 15 5 10
Others in Eastern, Asiatic, African, American & Australasian languages, literature & related subjects 1420 1130 210 25 55 1200 895 300 95 60 35 125 75 50















Historical & philosophical studies 99245 49615 7380 31480 10775 90950 50540 40410 3125 1790 1330 5175 2495 2680
Broadly-based programmes within historical & philosophical studies 645 275 0 370 0 640 420 225 5 0 0 5 0 0
History by period 38835 26630 2150 7210 2845 36775 18615 18165 860 470 385 1200 655 545
History by area 2105 765 510 575 260 1690 870 825 125 70 55 285 145 145
History by topic 12350 5055 1455 4295 1540 10950 7545 3400 490 375 115 915 640 275
Archaeology 7315 3100 835 2580 800 6665 3710 2955 280 190 85 370 250 115
Philosophy 11120 7630 1045 1120 1325 9895 4305 5590 530 205 325 695 280 415
Theology & religious studies 15555 4875 1300 5890 3490 13375 7710 5665 680 375 305 1500 400 1100
Others in historical & philosophical studies 11325 1290 80 9440 510 10955 7365 3590 155 100 55 215 125 85















Creative arts & design 148390 116300 8890 16520 6675 132195 79585 52610 6985 4385 2600 9210 6110 3100
Broadly-based programmes within creative arts & design 40 35 0 5 0 40 30 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fine art 19745 13500 1190 3965 1095 18075 12415 5660 760 550 210 915 620 295
Design studies 57320 50425 3030 2495 1370 49865 29765 20100 2725 1705 1020 4725 3205 1520
Music 21990 15230 1920 3320 1520 19325 8725 10600 1325 650 675 1340 820 520
Drama 19205 16155 1110 1325 615 17650 12465 5185 740 560 175 815 570 245
Dance 2640 2335 90 95 115 2205 1915 285 310 270 40 125 110 15
Cinematics & photography 13920 11500 720 1095 600 12325 5645 6680 785 415 370 810 445 365
Crafts 1520 1205 10 290 20 1450 1200 245 20 15 5 50 40 10
Imaginative writing 5145 1790 370 2355 630 4945 3095 1850 85 55 35 115 80 30
Others in creative arts & design 6865 4130 455 1570 715 6320 4330 1995 230 165 70 315 215 100















Education 200905 40970 34355 56740 68840 188205 140215 47990 4550 3325 1220 8155 5055 3095
Broadly-based programmes within education 45 35 0 5 0 45 35 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training teachers 88550 25045 30300 13770 19435 85155 62865 22290 1990 1585 400 1405 935 465
Research & study skills in education 4535 335 225 2405 1570 3775 2290 1485 175 85 90 585 260 325
Academic studies in education 80405 10275 2985 29520 37625 74095 57240 16855 1780 1285 490 4535 2885 1645
Others in education 27375 5280 845 11035 10210 25135 17780 7350 605 365 240 1635 975 660















Combined 123095 8240 80 112470 2310 118675 71890 46785 1245 705 540 3170 1985 1190















Total - All subject areas 2287540 1165445 226060 589465 306570 1969140 1157490 811650 100005 50215 49790 218395 100660 117735















Supplementary subject information(1)













Psychology 68265 41175 5470 14125 7500 63580 50485 13095 2560 2035 525 2130 1625 505
Geography & environmental sciences 34670 24205 3780 3635 3055 30980 14525 16455 1300 640 660 2390 1090 1305
Economics & politics 62285 41860 11125 4010 5290 42715 15285 27430 5925 2620 3305 13650 6595 7055
English 58410 37735 3330 14175 3170 50325 36810 13515 2095 1415 680 5990 3395 2600
In this table 0, 1, 2 are rounded to 0. All other numbers are rounded up or down to the nearest 5.
# see relevant footnote in Notes to tables.

(1) Numbers reported under 'Supplementary subject information' are within and not additional to the overall total, but are disaggregated from it on a different pattern from the 19 subject areas.

Source: Students in Higher Education Institutions 2004/05