Degree Classifications for Law Graduates since 2010

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Dear Bangor University,

I would like to request the following information:

[1] The percentages of students who graduated from law-related courses (i.e. all courses with course code M1**) in the following years

2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

who were awarded First Class Honours. Please provide the % of Firsts separately for each year (e.g. 10% for 2010, 15% for 2011, 12% for 2012, etc.)

[2] The percentages of students who graduated from law-related courses (i.e. all courses with course code M1**) in the following years

2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

who were awarded Upper Second Class Honours (‘2.1’). Please provide the % of 2.1s separately for each year.

[3] The percentages of students who graduated from all law-related courses (i.e. all courses with course code M1**) in the following years

2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

who were awarded Lower Second Class Honours (‘2:2’). Please provide the % of 2.2s separately for each year.

Do let me know if you would like me to clarify any aspect of this request.

Yours faithfully,

Kat Ammann

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Dear Kat Ammann,

 

Further to your request for information, the University's response is
below:

 

Degree 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Classification
First class
honours 22.4% 20.0% 11.0% 8.7% 10.8% 15.1% 17.4% 30.7% 34.4% 34.6%
Upper second
class honours
(2:1) 34.3% 33.3% 45.0% 43.7% 47.7% 51.6% 57.0% 42.7% 46.9% 49.0%
Lower second
class honours
(2:2) 40.3% 25.6% 29.0% 32.0% 26.1% 30.1% 19.8% 18.7% 14.1% 13.5%
NB:
Data taken from HESA Student returns for academic years 2009/10 to
2017/18, using HESA derived fields "Qualifications obtained
population (XPQUAL01)" and "Classification of qualification
(XCLASS01)", definitions of which can be found at:
https://www.hesa.ac.uk/collection/c18051....

Data for academic year 2018/19 has been taken from the University's
student record system, as data will not be finalised with HESA until
early November and may not contain late awards.

 

 

 

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Dear Information Compliance,

Thank you for your response.

Yours sincerely,

Kat Ammann