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What do HE students study?: Types of subjects and courses

HE Student Data What do HE students study?

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MBA students

This table shows the number of students studying for a Masters of Business Administration qualification. These courses usually last one year and are often popular with international students.

Chart 8 - MBA students by domicile

2015/16 and 2016/17


Sandwich courses

Students on a sandwich course are expected to take six months or more out of their course to undertake work experience or study abroad. This table shows the total numbers of students on undergraduate sandwich courses (not the number who were actually away from the HE provider during the academic year in question).

Table 12 - Undergraduate sandwich student enrolments by subject of study and sex



Initial teacher training (ITT)

This table shows students on courses leading to teaching qualifications.

Table 20 - ITT students by HE provider and level of study


What are ITT students?

Initial Teacher Training students are studying Education with the view to become a qualified teacher.

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