Key Facts 

Key facts about the University of Greenwich's student and staff populations in the 2016/17 session, as returned to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

Student Enrolments 2016 - 2017

Enrolments Total FTE
University Based 18,459 14,314
Partner & Link Based 1,239 1,125
Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) Centre Based 194 100
University Based Non Assessed 22 22

Total Studying in the UK 19,914 15,561
Students Studying Wholly Overseas 17,223 13,691

UK Based Students 2016 - 2017

Level

Level of Study Total % of Total Total FTE % of Total FTE
Postgraduate 4,370 22% 2,028 13%
Undergraduate 15,544 78% 13,533 87%
Total 19,914
15,561

Mode

Mode of Study Total % of Total Total FTE % of Total FTE
Full-Time 14,347 72% 13,767 88%
Part-Time 5,567 28% 1,794 12%
Total 19,914
15,561

Subject

Subject Area Full Time Part Time Total
Subjects Allied to Medicine 2,516 2,625 5,141
Biological Sciences 1,106 256 1,362
Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture and Related Subjects 351 38 389
Physical Sciences 259 62 321
Mathematical Sciences 399 27 426
Engineering 573 310 883
Computer Sciences 1,336 256 1,592
Technologies 60 7 67
Architecture, Building and Planning 481 457 938
Social Studies 904 79 983
Law 334 22 356
Business and Administrative Studies 3,515 802 4,317
Mass Communications and Documentation 93 7 100
Linguistics, Classics and Related Subjects 280 15 295
European Languages, Literature and Related Subjects 25 1 26
Eastern, Asiatic, African, American and Australasian Languages, Literature and Related Subjects 2 1 3
Historical and Philosophical Studies 96 12 108
Creative Arts and Design 1,005 50 1,055
Education 1,012 6540 1,552
Total 14,347 5,567 19,914

Gender

Gender of Students % of Total % of Total FTE
Male 42% 42%
Female 57% 57%
Other <1% <1%
Total 19,914 15,561

Age Group

Age Group of Students Total % of Total Total FTE % of Total FTE
Under 21 6,780 34% 6,485 42%
21 - 24 5,717 29% 4,724 30%
25 - 29 2,649 13% 1,615 10%
30 - 39 2,540 13% 1,556 10%
Over 39 2,228 11% 1,180 8%
Total 19,914
15,561

Ethnicity

Ethnicity of Students Total % of Total Total FTE % of Total FTE
Asian other 1,261 6% 905 6%
Bangladeshi 902 5% 808 5%
Black African 2,553 13% 1,887 12%
Black Caribbean 669 3% 527 3%
Black Other 196 1% 155 1%
Chinese 695 3% 583 4%
Indian 1,110 6% 730 5%
Mixed 939 5% 763 5%
Pakistani 624 3% 458 3%
White 10,018 50% 7,967 51%
Other 656 3% 557 4%
Not Given 278 1% 213 1%
Unknown 13 0% 10 0%
Total 19,914
15,561

Domicile Region

Domicile Region of Students Total % of Total Total FTE % of Total FTE
UK 16,222 81% 12,628 81%
EU 1,558 8% 1,382 9%
Overseas 2,134 11% 1,552 10%
Total 19,914
15,561

University Based Students by Campus

Campus Total % of Total Total FTE % of Total FTE
Avery Hill 5,846 29% 4,144 27%
Maritime Greenwich 10,113 51% 8,647 56%
Medway 3,955 20% 2,770 18%
Total 19,914
15,561

Staff

Staff FTETotal
Senior Managers 38
Campus Academic 817
Research 90
Technical 52
Manual or Craft 35
Academic and Admin Services 917
Other 776
Total 2725

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Please note that % totals may not add up to 100% due to rounding.
FTE means Full Time Equivalent.