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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-21991: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 11 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how many Scottish-domiciled students have gained a place at a Scottish medical school in each year since 1999.

Answered by: Richard Lochhead 25 March 2019

The number of Scottish domiciled entrants to study medicine at a Scottish HEI in each year since 1999 is shown in the following table.

Scottish domiciled entrants to medicine:

1999-
00

2000-
01

2001-
02

2002-
03

2003-
04

2004-
05

2005-
06

2006-
07

2007-
08

2008-
09

620

740

720

740

835

890

820

915

895

895

(cont)

2009-
10

2010-
11

2011-
12

2012-
13

2013-
14

2014-
15

2015-
16

2016-
17

2017-
18

850

860

870

900

885

855

835

860

865

Source: HESA student data

Entrants cover the first year of study only for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Numbers are full-person equivalent and are rounded to nearest 5.

Medicine includes JACS codes pre-clinical (A1) and clinical medicine (A3).