A Levels: Tech degree applications rise, but female students remain outnumbered

Data published by UCAS (The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) has found that for the second year running, the number of female students applying to study computing or technology and engineering at UK universities has grown, but the gulf between the number of male and female students opting for these courses continues to persist.

At the time of publication, 26,430 students had been accepted onto computing courses and 24,130 had been accepted onto technology and engineering courses. However, only 5,520 of those heading off to university to study computing are female, with the number of female technology and engineering students totaling 5,100.

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Source:: Computerworld