NI females make the grade

March 9, 2001

In 1999-2000, 63 per cent of female graduates in Northern Ireland higher education institutions gained either first-class or upper-second honours degrees, compared with 52 per cent of males. And 9 per cent of male graduates had pass or unclassified degrees compared with 4 per cent of females.

In total, 64 per cent of graduates were female and 36 per cent were male

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