Attrition rates of nursing students

Anita Begum made this Freedom of Information request to Oxford Brookes University

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Dear Oxford Brookes University,

1) What is the number of students who joined the BSc adult nursing course in September 2017

2) The number of places that were available for the BSc adult nursing course, starting September 2017

3) How many students have dropped out or been removed (Failed), since starting the BSc adult nursing course in September 2017

Yours faithfully,

Anita Begum

Vanna Leathart, Oxford Brookes University

Dear Ms Begum,

Freedom of Information Act Request - our reference 2018-079.

Thank you for your email dated 23 April 2018 requesting information from
Oxford Brookes University about nursing students.

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Vanna Leathart
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Vanna Leathart
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Vanna Leathart, Oxford Brookes University

Dear Ms Begum,

Freedom of Information Act Request - our reference 2018-079.

Further to your email of 23 April 2018 asking for information from Oxford
Brookes University about the attrition rate of nursing students, I am able
to provide the following information in response to your request.

You asked:

1) What is the number of students who joined the BSc adult nursing
course in September 2017

Answer:

172

2) The number of places that were available for the BSc adult nursing
course, starting September 2017

Answer:

222 (includes MSc)

3) How many students have dropped out or been removed (Failed), since
starting the BSc adult nursing course in September 2017

Answer:

10 have permanently withdrawn so far.  It is too early for academic
failure yet.

 

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