Higher Education Statistics Agency – Postgraduate Numbers


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Postgraduate numbers down for first time in five years

The number of students enrolling on postgraduate courses in the UK has decreased for the first time since 2007-8, according to data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency. As well as a 3 per cent fall in postgraduate enrolment between 2010-11 and 2011-12, the data show an overall decrease of 4,650 students enrolling on all UK higher education courses in the past year—again, the first drop since 2007-8.
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