Most Popular Degree Courses

As many sixth formers around the country are sending off applications to universities and colleges for the next chapter of their education, recent reports have shown that over half a million young people secured a place last year. The top courses which people applied for were:

Nursing: 238,000 applications

Psychology: 106,000

Law: 103,000

Design studies: 97,000

Pre-clinical medicine: 85,000

Computer Science: 77,000

Management: 71,000

Sport and exercise: 67,000

Business: 66,000

Social Work: 64,000

Computer science has the biggest drop out rate with one in ten