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Student numbers

These figures are for 2012/13 and are taken from the HESA Student Record. The figures are headcount. 
Please note that figures do not include students who are not in attendance for the year (including year abroad) nor Associate Research students.

StudentsFull-timePart-timeTotal% of HE
 HE  Undergraduate First Degree (and equivalent)*  4,609 102 4,711 53.3%
Certificates & Diplomas 45 113 158 1.8%
Visiting & Exchange students 232 232 2.6%
Postgraduate Taught (PGT) 1,997 981 2,978 33.7%
  Taught (Visiting & Exchange) 2

-

2 0.0%
  Research (PGR) 434

329

763 8.6%
Grand Total 7,319 1,525 8,844 100%
* Includes Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE at Level H). Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE at Level M) is included in PGT.

Domicile

DomicileUGPGTPGRTotal% Total
Home and EU students
United Kingdom 4,012 1,909 417 6,338 71.7%
Other EU 337 357 166 860 9.7%
Subtotal 4,349 2,266 583 7,198 81.4%
International students 798 668 180 1,646 18.6%
Grand Total 5,147 2,934 763 8,844 100.0%

Gender

StudentsFemaleMaleTotal
  Number % Number % Number
Undergraduate 3,315 64.4% 1,832 35.6% 5,147
Postgraduate – Taught 2,110 71.9% 824 28.1% 2,934
Postgraduate – Research 440 57.1% 323 42.35 763
Grand Total 5,865 66.3% 2,979 33.7% 8,844

Age on entry

AgeUGPGTPGRTotal% Total
20 & under 3,513    8 3,521 39.8%
21-24 953 1,012 62 2,027 22.9%
25 & over 681 1,914 701 3,296 37.3%
Grand Total 5,147 2,934 763 8,844 100.0%

Ethnic origin

Ethnic originUGPGTPGRTotal% Total
Arab 16 4 3 23 0.3%
Asian or Asian British – Bangladeshi 212 20 8 240 2.7%
Asian or Asian British – Indian 101 80 11 192 2.2%
Asian or Asian British – Pakistani 80 23 3 106 1.2%
Black or Black British – African 249 118 19 386 4.4%
Black or Black British – Caribbean 195 88 17 300 3.4%
Chinese 164 172 18 354 4.0%
Gypsy or traveller 5 2 1 8 0.1%
Information refused 149 101 47 297 3.4%
Mixed – White & Asian 104 28 3 135 1.5%
Mixed – White & Black African 55 17 2 74 0.8%
Mixed – White & Black Caribbean 103 18 1 122 1.4%
Other Asian background 274 148 42 464 5.2% 
Other Black background 40 18 5 63 0.7% 
Other Ethnic background 105 78 30 213 2.4%
Other Mixed background 162 89 34 285 3.2%
White 3,133 1,930 519 5,582 63.1%
Grand Total 5,147 2,934 763 8,844 100.0%

Disability

DisabilityUGPGTPGRTotal% Total
A disability not listed below 56 27 8 91 1.0%
A long-standing illness or health condition such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, chronic heart disease, or epilepsy 60 27 7 94 1.1%
A mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia or anxiety disorder 235 69 16 320 3.6%
A physical impairment or mobility issues, such as difficulty using arms or using a wheelchair or crutches 15 7 7 29 0.3%
A social/communication impairment such as Asperger's syndrome/other autistic spectrum disorder 17 3 - 20 0.2%
A specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or AD(H)D 428 186 39 653 67.4%
Blind or a serious visual impairment uncorrected by glasses 5 3 2 10 0.1%
Deaf or a serious hearing impairment 9 11 4 24 0.3%
Multiple disabilities 31 10 - 41 0.5%
Total students with disability 856 343 83 1,282 14.5%
No known disability 4,291 2,591 680 7,562 85.5%
Grand Total 5,147 2,934 763 8,844 100.0%

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