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Public Equality Duties, Equality Information and Reports

The Equality Act 2010

The University is committed to promoting equality, diversity and an inclusive and supportive environment for students, staff and others closely associated with the University in conformity with the provisions of its Charter, and its strategic objectives.

We also have a duty to comply with our legal obligations under the public sector equality duty of the Equality Act 2010 and we are deeply committed to equality of opportunity. Respect, fairness and inclusion are integral to our culture and values and we strive to make it relevant in everything we do – from recruiting and developing talented staff through to delivering a rewarding experience to every one of our students. Our approach to equality goes beyond legal compliance – it is crucial to our core business

Transparency Return 2018-19

The information published on these pages shows:

  • The number of applications for admission on to recognised, undergraduate higher education courses that we have received from UK domiciled applicants.
  • The number of offers we have made in relation to those applications.
  • The number of those offers accepted and the number of those who have registered with us.
  • The number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award, or a particular level of such an award, on completion of their course with us.

 It also shows these numbers by reference to:

  • The gender of the individuals to which they relate
  • Their ethnicity
  • Their socio-economic background.

It is important to note that the data presented has not been contextualised. This means, for example, that you will not be able to see from this data how many of those applying to courses met the entry criteria. It is also the case that universities and colleges will often receive many more applications than they have spaces on courses and so offer rates will necessarily be lower than application rates in those circumstances.

Summary of applications, offers, acceptances and registrations for 2018-19 entrants

 



CharacteristicCharacteristic splitNumber of applicationsPercentage of applications that
received an offer
Percentage of applications
that accepted an offer
Percentage of applications
that led to a registration
Full Time Ethnicity

BAME 6,960 81.7% 23.1% 22.2%
White 3,060 78.3% 16.3% 15.7%
EIMD quintile

1 and 2 7,320 79.7% 22.4% 21.5%
3 to 5 2,720 81.1% 17.0% 16.6%
Gender


Female 6,120 78.3% 20.8% 19.9%
Male 4,190 82.2% 20.4% 19.8%
Other N N N N
Part Time

Ethnicity

White 50 DP DP 95%
BAME N N N N
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 30 55% 55% 55%
3 to 5 50 70% 70% 70%
Gender Male 30 65% 65% 65%
Female 50 70% 65% 65%
Other N N N N
Apprenticeships Ethnicity White 70 DP DP DP
BAME N N N N
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 30 DP 85% 85%
3 to 5 60 DP 95% 95%
Gender Female 70 95% 90% 90%
Male 30 DP DP DP
Other N N N N

 

Key 
N/A Not applicable as no applicants to this mode of study
N 24 or fewer students in this population
DP Data suppressed for data protection reasons

 

Percentage of first degrees at grade 2:1 or above by characteristic for 2017-18 qualifiers



 Percentage
Ethnicity BAME 75%
White 86%
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 75%
3 to 5 84%
Gender Male 79%
Female 76%
Other N

 

Key 
N/A Not applicable as no applicants to this mode of study
N 24 or fewer students in this population
DP Data suppressed for data protection reasons

 

Policy Statement on Equal Opportunities

Equality Act 2010 Guidance for higher education

Equality & Diversity Objectives 2016-2020