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Graduate admissions statistics

Applications for graduate study have increased by 98% since 2005.  

Our graduate students represent many countries and cultures, and are from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds.

Graduate headline figures

  • The total number of applications in the 2013-14 entry year was 20,441, compared to 19,969 for 2012-13 entry. 
  • 6,905 applications (33.8%) were for graduate research degrees and 13,536 were for graduate taught degrees (66.2%). 
  • The total number of acceptances in the 2013-14 admissions year was 4,815. 
  • 5,089 applications (24.9%) came from UK citizens; 3,843 (18.8%) from EU (non-UK) citizens and 11,509 (56.3%) from Non-EU citizens. 
  • 1,677 acceptances (34.8%) were from UK citizens, 1,043 (21.7%) from EU (non-UK) citizens and 2,095 (43.5%) from Non-EU citizens. 

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2013-14 admission cycle, are available to download here

Graduate Admissions statistics for previous years

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2012-13 admission cycle

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2011-12 admission cycle

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2010-11 admission cycle

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2009-10 admission cycle

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2008-09 admission cycle

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2007-08 admission cycle

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2006-07 admission cycle

Graduate admissions statistics for the 2005-06 admission cycle