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Chemistry: Graduates

Volume 468: debated on Monday 26 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many people graduated with chemistry degrees in (a) 2005 and (b) 2007. (166748)

The latest available information is shown in the table. Figures for 2006/07 will be available in January 2008.

The latest figures published by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) show that the number of students who have been accepted for entry to full-time undergraduate courses in chemistry in autumn 2007 is up by nearly 9 per cent. compared to 2006, and is up by nearly 13 per cent. compared to 2005.

First degrees obtained in chemistry, English higher education institutions, academic year 2004/05 to 2005/06

Academic year







Figures have been rounded to the nearest five.


Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).