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NUMBER AND PERCENTAGE OF APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPTANCES BY SUBJECT

Table 6. NUMBER AND PERCENTAGE OF APPLICATIONS AND ACCEPTANCES BY SUBJECT

Men and Women

2001

  Applications Acceptances
Grades No. % No. %
Arts
Anglo-Saxon 23 - 13 -
Archaeology and Anthropology 128 1 55 2
Architecture 199 2 42 1
Classics 118 1 75 2
English 669 6 192 6
Geography 233 2 90 3
History 543 5 210 6
History of Art 85 1 22 1
Modern and Medieval Languages 445 4 201 6
Music 158 1 64 2
Oriental Studies 70 1 29 1
Philosophy 192 2 58 2
Theology and Religious Studies 80 1 38 1
 
Sub-total 2,943 26 1,089 33
Social Sciences
Economics 714 7 169 5
Land Economy 96 1 33 1
Law 992 9 222 7
Social and Political Sciences 357 3 100 3
 
Sub-total 2,159 20 524 16
Science and Technology
Computer Science 527 5 111 3
Mathematics 784 7 251 8
Natural Sciences 1,723 16 610 19
Engineering 870 8 295 9
Medical Sciences 1,141 11 292 9
Veterinary Medicine 494 5 76 2
 
Sub-total 5,539 52 1,635 50
 
Total 10,641 3,248
 

Men

2001

  Applications Acceptances
Grades No. % No. %
Arts
Anglo-Saxon 8 - 5 -
Archaeology and Anthropology 41 1 17 1
Architecture 94 2 27 2
Classics 56 1 31 2
English 196 4 60 4
Geography 104 2 30 2
History 259 5 109 7
History of Art 18 - 1 -
Modern and Medieval Languages 119 2 54 3
Music 80 1 33 2
Oriental Studies 30 1 12 -
Philosophy 107 2 35 2
Theology and Religious Studies 29 1 12 1
 
Sub-total 1,141 22 426 26
Social Sciences
Economics 497 9 114 7
Land Economy 62 1 21 1
Law 418 8 89 5
Social and Political Sciences 132 2 39 2
 
Sub-total 1,109 20 263 15
Science and Technology
Computer Science 460 8 96 6
Mathematics 608 11 200 12
Natural Sciences 930 17 328 20
Engineering 691 12 221 13
Medical Sciences 505 9 124 7
Veterinary Medicine 108 2 19 1
 
Sub-total 3,302 59 988 59
Total 5,552 1,677
 

Women

2001

  Applications Acceptances
Grades No. % No. %
Arts
Anglo-Saxon 15 - 8 -
Archaeology and Anthropology 87 2 38 2
Architecture 105 2 15 1
Classics 62 1 44 3
English 473 9 132 8
Geography 129 2 60 4
History 284 6 101 6
History of Art 67 1 21 1
Modern and Medieval Languages 326 6 147 9
Music 78 1 31 2
Oriental Studies 40 2 17 1
Philosophy 85 2 23 1
Theology and Religious Studies 51 1 26 2
 
Sub-total 1,802 34 663 40
Social Sciences
Economics 217 4 55 3
Land Economy 34 1 12 1
Law 574 11 133 8
Social and Political Sciences 225 4 61 4
 
Sub-total 1,050 20 261 16
Science and Technology
Computer Science 67 1 15 1
Mathematics 176 3 51 3
Natural Sciences 793 16 282 18
Engineering 179 4 74 5
Medical Sciences 636 12 168 11
Veterinary Medicine 386 8 57 4
 
Sub-total 2,237 44 647 42
  Total 5,089 1,571
 

Mathematics includes those applying for Mathematics, Mathematics with Computer Science, Mathematics with Physics.

The Tripos courses at Cambridge in Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Information Sciences, Management Studies, and Manufacturing Engineering can only be taken after a Part of another Tripos. The entries for these courses are recorded in Table 6 under the first-year subjects taken by the students involved.


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