Figures on the gender make-up of the student body for 2013-14 were broken down to discipline level, and to level of study, in Patterns and Trends in UK Higher Education 2015, a report released by Universities UK. The figures originally come from the Higher Education Statistics Agency’s student record.
The majority of subjects are skewed significantly to either men or women, with 10 of the 19 disciplines at least 60 per cent female, and five at least 60 per cent male. The figures cover students of all nationalities studying at UK universities. More