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Statistics Publication Notice: Lifelong Learning Series: Higher Education Students and Qualifiers at Scottish Institutions 2009-10

Statistical information on students and qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish institutions.


Table 35. Qualification classification of qualifiers from first degree courses at Scottish HEIs by gender and award: 2000-01 to 2009-10

Academic year by gender

Total (=100%)

First Class Honours
(%)

Upper Second Class
Honours (%)

Other Second Class &
Lower Honours (%)

Other First Degree,
including aegrotat 1 (%)

2000-01

27,320

7.9

36.0

25.2

30.8

2001-02

27,580

8.4

34.9

23.9

32.8

2002-03

27,415

8.4

34.6

22.9

34.0

2003-04

28,325

8.3

33.1

23.0

35.6

2004-05

30,845

8.0

31.4

22.5

38.0

2005-06

30,910

8.4

31.9

21.0

38.7

2006-07

31,825

9.0

30.0

18.7

42.4

2007-08

30,965

10.5

33.8

20.6

35.1

2008-09

31,465

11.1

35.3

21.3

32.3

2009-10

31,790

11.7

35.8

21.0

31.4

Males

2000-01

11,805

8.4

33.4

28.7

29.4

2001-02

11,920

9.1

31.9

27.1

31.9

2002-03

11,610

8.7

31.7

26.5

33.1

2003-04

12,075

8.6

31.1

25.7

34.5

2004-05

12,745

8.6

29.3

26.4

35.6

2005-06

12,800

9.1

30.0

24.7

36.3

2006-07

13,175

9.4

29.6

21.5

39.5

2007-08

12,890

11.1

33.4

23.7

31.7

2008-09

13,335

12.4

34.0

24.4

29.3

2009-10

13,430

12.8

35.0

24.2

28.1

Females

2000-01

15,515

7.5

38.0

22.6

31.9

2001-02

15,660

7.9

37.3

21.4

33.5

2002-03

15,805

8.2

36.8

20.3

34.7

2003-04

16,255

8.0

34.6

21.0

36.4

2004-05

18,105

7.6

32.9

19.8

39.7

2005-06

18,110

7.9

33.2

18.5

40.4

2006-07

18,650

8.7

30.2

16.7

44.5

2007-08

18,075

10.1

34.1

18.4

37.4

2008-09

18,130

10.3

36.2

19.0

34.5

2009-10

18,360

11.0

36.4

18.7

33.8

Sources: Higher Education Statistics Agency ( HESA).
This data includes an update from The University of Aberdeen for awards in academic year 2006-07.
1. Aegrotat degrees; this is an honours degree without classification, awarded on the understanding that had the candidate not been unwell, he or she would have passed.
Please also see relevant sections of ' Notes to Tables'.

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