HC Deb 03 March 2004 vol 418 cc1005-6W
Dr. Kumar

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many students entered universities to study medicine in(a) 1992, (b) 1997, (c) 2001 and (d) 2003. [148408]

Alan Johnson

The available figures are given in the table and cover accepted applicants through the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS).

Accepted applicants through UCAS to pre-medicine study at UK institutions.
Year of entry Number
1992 4,425
1997 5,029
2001 6,240
2002 6,959
The Universities Central Council on Admissions (1992) and Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.