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OfS Transparency Return 2021

The information published relates to the number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award in 2019/20, or a particular level of such an award, on completion of their course with us.

It shows these numbers by reference to:

  • the gender of the individuals to which they relate
  • their ethnicity
  • their socio-economic background.

Key

Numerators and denominators have been rounded to the nearest 10. Where the numerator or denominator rounds to 20 or less, the data are suppressed with an "N".

Percentages are rounded according to the smallest, unsuppressed denominator in a given mode and characteristic. If the denominator rounds to:

  • 50 or less: percentages are rounded to 5%
  • 1000 or less: percentages are rounded to 1%
  • more than 1000: percentages are rounded to 0.1%.

"N/A" is displayed where there is no provision in a given mode or level.

"DP" indicates suppression for data protection reasons. This is applied where the numerator is two or less, or differs from the denominator by no more than two students.

Percentage of classified first degrees at 2:1 or above by characteristic

Ethnicity

Characteristic splitPercentage
BAME 65.0%
White 82.3%

EIMD 2019 quintile

Characteristic splitPercentage
1 and 2 70.8%
3 to 5 81.6%

Gender

Characteristic splitPercentage
Female 81.1%
Male 75.6%
Other N

Detailed information on attainment

Full-time study

Ethnicity

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards

Asian

490 15% 55% 30% 0%   40
Black 370 10% 45% 40% 5% N 50
Mixed 260 15% 60% 20% 0% N 40
Other 40 10% 55% 35% DP N N
White 4470 25% 60% 15% 0% 40 590
Unknown N N N N N N N

EIMD 2019 quintile

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards
1 730 14% 53% 31% 2% N 130
2 770 20% 54% 24% 2% N 130
3 1070 18% 60% 20% 2% N 150
4 1280 24% 58% 17% 1% N 150
5 1710 24% 60% 15% 1% N 170
N/A 110 18% 62% 18% DP N N
Unknown N N N N N N N

Gender

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards
Female 3290 21.5% 59.5% 17.7% 1.3% 30 340
Male 2370 19.8% 55.7% 22.6% 1.9% 50 390
Other N N N N N N N

Part-time study

Ethnicity

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards

Asian

N N N N N N N
Black N N N N N N N
Mixed N N N N N N N
Other N N N N N N N
White 110 29% 54% 14% DP N 90
Unknown N N N N N N N

EIMD 2019 quintile

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards
1 N N N N N N N
2 N N N N N N N
3 30 15% 60% 20% DP N N
4 30 40% 40% 15% DP N N
5 40 30% 60% 15% DP N 30
N/A N N N N N N N
Unknown N N N N N N N

Gender

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards
Female 50 20% 60% 20% DP N 70
Male 70 30% 50% 20% DP N 40
Other N N N N N N N

Apprenticeships

Ethnicity

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards

Asian

N N N N N N/A N
Black N N N N N N/A N
Mixed N N N N N N/A N
Other N N N N N N/A N
White N N N N N N/A N
Unknown N N N N N N/A N

EIMD 2019 quintile

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards
1 N N N N N N/A N
2 N N N N N N/A N
3 N N N N N N/A N
4 N N N N N N/A N
5 N N N N N N/A N
N/A N N N N N N/A N
Unknown N N N N N N/A N

Gender

Characteristic split Headcount of classified First Degrees awarded Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as first class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as upper second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as lower second class Percentage of classified First Degrees awarded as third class / pass Headcount of unclassified First Degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate awards
Female N N N N N N/A N
Male N N N N N N/A N
Other N N N N N N/A N

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