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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00190: Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 24 May 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many university students have graduated in ICT courses in each of the last 10 years.

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 2 June 2016

The following table indicates the number of qualifiers from higher education information technology courses from 2005-06 to 2014-15.

Qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish institutions by subject of study, 2005-06 to 2014-15

 

 

 

 

Subject of Study

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

% change
since 2013-14

% change since 2005-06

Information Technology

4,645

4,920

4,660

4,470

4,560

5,000

4,900

4,550

4,815

4,990

3.6%

7.4%

Sources: Higher Education Statistics Agency and Scottish Funding Council.

These figures cover all higher education students, not just those in universities.