Data set from Higher Level Learners in England

Higher level learners by qualification aims - 201819 academic year

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English domiciled entrants and total number of learners to higher-level learning in England by qualification aim, academic year 2018/19

Data set details

Higher education
Higher Level Learners in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • All students
  • Number of entrants
  • Percentage of all students by characteristic
  • Qualification aim
  • Qualification level
  • Type of higher level learning
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4ApprenticeshipApprenticeship2464543520100100
201819Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4OfS Recognised HECertificate Of Higher Education (CertHE)5120772526.227.3
201819Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4OfS Recognised HEHigher National Certificate (HNC)123801814063.364
201819Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4Institutional credit in Higher Education ProvidersInstitutional credit in Higher Education Providers at Level 490009625100100
201819Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001Level 4OfS Recognised HELevel 4 Certificate178520809.17.3

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
he_type_broadType of higher level learning
levelQualification level
number_of_entrantsNumber of entrants
number_of_students_totalAll students
percentage_all_students_by_characteristicPercentage of all students by characteristic


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