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The information published on this page shows the number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award, 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 socioeconomic background.

Table 1a: Percentage of first degrees at grade 2:1 or above by characteristic for 2019-20 qualifiers

Ethnicity

Ethnicity Percentage
BAME 86%
White 93%

EIMD 2019 quintile

EIMD quintile Percentage
1 and 2 87%
3 to 5 92%

Gender

Gender Percentage
Female 93.7%
Male 88.6%
Other N

Table 1b: Detailed information on attainment for 2019-20 qualifiers

Full-time study: Ethnicity (part 1 of table)

Ethnicity 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
Asian 280 25% 60% 10%
Black 80 30% 60% 10%
Mixed 160 40% 50% 10%
Other 50 40% 45% 10%
White 2,850 45% 50% 5%
Unknown 110 20% 50% 20%

Full-time study: Ethnicity (part 2 of table)

Ethnicity Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded  
Asian 5% 60 N  
Black DP N N  
Mixed DP N N  
Other DP N N  
White 0% 190 60  
Unknown 10% N N  

Full-time study: EIMD 2019 quintile (part 1 of table)

EIMD quintile 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
1 310 31% 56% 12%
2 400 35% 54% 8%
3 610 42% 48% 8%
4 800 44% 49% 7%
5 1,320 48% 46% 4%
N/A 90 37% 48% 15%
Unknown N N N N

Full-time study: EIMD 2019 quintile (part 2 of table)

EIMD quintile Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded
1 1% 30 N
2 3% N N
3 2% 40 N
4 1% 70 N
5 1% 110 N
N/A DP N N
Unknown N N N

Full-time study: Gender (part 1 of table)

Gender 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
Female 1,740 43.5% 50.8% 4.7%
Male 1,780 42.4% 47.1% 8.9%
Other N N N N

Full-time study: Gender (part 2 of table)

Gender Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded
Female 1.1% 170 40
Male 1.5% 100 30
Other N N N

Part-time study: Ethnicity (part 1 of table)

Ethnicity 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
Asian N N N N
Black N N N N
Mixed N N N N
Other N N N N
White 50 25% 35% 25%
Unknown N N N N

Part-time study: Ethnicity (part 2 of table)

Ethnicity Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded
Asian N N N
Black N N N
Mixed N N N
Other N N N
White 15% N N
Unknown N N N

Part-time study: EMID 2019 quintile (part 1 of table)

EMID quintile 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
1 N N N N
2 N N N N
3 N N N N
4 N N N N
5 N N N N
N/A N N N N
Unknown N N N N

Part-time study: EMID 2019 quintile (part 2 of table)

EMID quintile Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded
1 N N N
2 N N N
3 N N N
4 N N N
5 N N N
N/A N N N
Unknown N N N

Part-time study: Gender (part 1 of table)

Gender 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
Female 30 25% 35% 25%
Male 30 10% 25% 25%
Other N N N N

Part-time study: Gender (part 2 of table)

Gender Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded
Female 15% N N
Male 40% N N
Other N N N

Apprenticeships: Ethnicity (part 1 of table)

Ethnicity 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
Asian N N N N
Black N N N N
Mixed N N N N
Other N N N N
White N N N N
Unknown N N N N

Apprenticeships: Ethnicity (part 2 of table)

Ethnicity Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded  
Asian N N/A N  
Black N N/A N  
Mixed N N/A N  
Other N N/A N  
White N N/A 50  
Unknown N N/A N  

Apprenticeships: EIMD 2019 quintile (part 1 of table)

EIMD quintile 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
1 N N N N
2 N N N N
3 N N N N
4 N N N N
5 N N N N
N/A N N N N
Unknown N N N N

Apprenticeships: EIMD 2019 quintile (part 2 of table)

EIMD quintile Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded
1 N N/A N
2 N N/A N
3 N N/A N
4 N N/A N
5 N N/A N
N/A N N/A N
Unknown N N/A N

Apprenticeships: Gender (part 1 of table)

Gender 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
Female N N N N
Male N N N N
Other N N N N

Apprenticeships: Gender (part 2 of table)

Gender Percentage of classified first degrees awarded as third class/pass Headcount of unclassified first degrees awarded Headcount of other undergraduate degrees awarded
Female N N/A 30
Male N N/A 30
Other N N/A N

Key

N/A – Not applicable as no qualifiers at this mode and level
N – 20 or fewer students in this population
DP – Data suppressed for data protection reasons

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