Data set from Higher Level Learners in England

Higher level learner achievements by Mode of study - 2015/16 to 2020/21 academic years

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English domiciled higher-level achievements in England by mode of study, academic years 2015/16 to 2020/21. OfS-recognised HE learners only.

Data set details

Higher education
Higher Level Learners in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • All achievements
  • Percentage of all achievements by characteristic
  • Mode of study
  • Qualification level
Time period
2015/16 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201516Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4OfS Recognised HEFull-time1555054.1
201516Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4OfS Recognised HEPart-time1318545.9
201516Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 5OfS Recognised HEFull-time3017570.3
201516Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 5OfS Recognised HEPart-time1274529.7
201516Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 6OfS Recognised HEFull-time24139087.4

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
levelQualification level
mode_of_studyMode of study
number_of_achievements_totalAll achievements
percentage_all_achievements_by_characteristicPercentage of all achievements by characteristic


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