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Science Graduates

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 8 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what percentage of university graduates who left university in 1967 held science degrees; and what was the comparable figure for 1976.

The percentage of graduates from universities in Great Britain who held first degrees in science, including medicine, engineering, agriculture and related subjects, was 52·7 in the academic year 1966–67 and 48·8 in 1974–75, the latest year for which the information is available.