Just under 2.12 million applications for courses starting in 2018-19 were submitted to providers across the sector. Of these, 94 per cent were for full-time study, 5.0 per cent were for part-time study and 0.9 per cent for study as part of an apprenticeship.
Of almost 479,000 registrations to the courses applied for, 82.9 percent were for full-time study, 14.0 per cent for part-time study and 3.1 per cent for study for a recognised higher education award as part of an apprenticeship.
Just under one-fifth (19.9 per cent) of all applications submitted across the sector to begin full-time study in 2018-19 led to registrations. For part-time study, 62.9 per cent of all applications led to registrations.
Almost three quarters (73.9 per cent) of applications submitted to the sector to study for a recognised undergraduate higher education award as part of an apprenticeship led to registrations.