Higher education qualifications

The statistical bulletins below are produced by the Department using data collected by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

Students gaining higher education qualifications: Northern Ireland

 The bulletins provide details of qualifications obtained by NI domiciled students on Higher Education (HE) courses at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the UK, and students on HE courses at HEIs in NI, for each academic year.

To view the statistical bulletins, please select the year required.

Higher Education qualification figures for all UK countries can be downloaded from the HESA website.  

Statistical First Release 

Quality of higher education statistics

Information on the collection, validation and quality assurance of higher education data and statistics, and the quality guidance used in managing the production of higher education statistics can be accessed from the following link.

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