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Universities (First Degree Courses)

Volume 32: debated on Wednesday 17 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will now list for each university the proportion of students on first degree courses who fail to complete their course.

It is estimated that about 10 per cent. of undergraduate new entrants to universities in the United Kingdom will fail to qualify. Information for individual universities is not readily available in the Department.