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University Of Wales

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 12 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will publish a table giving the numbers of United Kingdom students who were awarded degrees and diplomas from the University of Wales in the following subjects in the years 1997 and 1986, or the most recent year for which figures are available:(a)social, administrative and business studies, (b) engineering and technology and (c) science.

[pursuant to his reply, 8 May 1987, c. 544]: The information is as follows :

University of Wales Students of United Kingdom domicile
Degrees and diplomas awarded
(a) Social adminstrative and business studies(b) Engineering and techonolgy(c) Science
1979
First degrees1,173359829
Higher degrees6753161
Higher diplomas15516
1984
First degrees1,155393976
Higher degrees8446155
Higher diplomas97513
Figures for 1985 are on a different subject classification and are therefore not comparable. In 1985 there were 917, 419 and 1,014 first degrees, 65, 56, and 147 higher degrees, and 73, three and 10 higher diplomas awarded to United Kingdom students in the new subject categories social administrative and business studies, engineering and technology and science, respectively.