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Science Students

Volume 934: debated on Wednesday 29 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the percentage of students studying science subjects at British universities and, from international sources available to her, what are the comparable figures in the United States of America and in the other member countries of the EEC.

The percentage of full-time and sandwich students studying science—including medicine, engineering, agriculture and related subjects—at British universities in 1975–76 was 49·6. Internationally comparable figures are not available on the basis requested.