Computing and Education, university degrees with less parity, Education and training, The Province

Computing and Education, university degrees with less parity, Education and training, The Province

The 87.9 of the registers of Computer science correspond to male students and 77.5% of Education, to female

IT, where 87.9 percent of the enrollment corresponds to male students, and Education, with 77.5 percent female, are the university degrees where there is less parity.

It is highlighted by the latest Statistics of University Indicators 2018 of the Ministry of Education, with data from the 2016-17 academic year, when they first accessed 340,988 students (284,540 in public centers and 56,448 in private schools), the areas of Business, Administration and Law those with the highest income, representing 22.1% of the total.

Of the new undergraduate students in the aforementioned course, 54.4% were women and 45.6% were men.

And the percentage of them was higher in all branches of knowledge less in Science (52.3% men), in Computing (87.9%) and in Engineering, Industry and Construction (73.8%).

In addition to Education (77.5% women), the percentage of students who accessed a degree in the aforementioned course was mostly female in Arts and Humanities (59.5%); Social Sciences, Journalism and Documentation (61.3%); Business, Administration and Law (51.7%); Health and Social Services (71.3%); and Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Veterinary Medicine (50.3%).

The choice of branches of knowledge also differs according to the university, be it public or private.

Thus, 21.6% of the new students of public universities chose Business, Administration and Law (22.9% in private); 13.4% favor Engineering, Industry and Construction (5.3% in private); 12.9% chose Social Sciences and Journalism (15.4% in private); or 11.7% opt for Health and Social Services (4.6% in private).

On the other hand, the total number of undergraduate students in the 2016-17 academic year amounted to 1,284,041 and its rate of return (ratio between credits exceeded and credits enrolled) was 77.7%, the success rate (ratio between credits exceeded and credits presented) of 87.8% and the rate of evaluation (ratio between credits presented and registered credits) of 88.5%.

As for the masters, the total number of students enrolled in the 2016-17 academic year amounted to 190,143 (11.2% more than the previous year).

The proportion of the sexes is maintained in degree, as in the case of 54.4% are women compared to 45.6% who are men.

65.7% of master students enrolled in a public university, compared to 34.3% that did it in a private one.

The rate of performance of the masters students was 89.3% and the highest was in Education (92.9%), followed by Health and Social Services (92.4%), being Informatics (82.7% ) and Arts and Humanities (84.8%) the areas with the lowest rates.

And regarding the fellows, in the 2016-17 academic year the number of beneficiaries of general scholarships amounted to 328,402, 123,713 men (37.7%) and 204,689 women (62.3%).

The most frequent area of ​​fellows was collected in Education with 38.3% of the total enrollment and the least Business, Administration and Law with 19.8% (18.5 points below).

The rate of return of undergraduate students was 87.7%, which represented an improvement of 13.7 points compared to non-scholars (74%).

For masters, the rate of return of the student scholars in this course went up to 95.2%, what constituted seven points more than the rate of non-fellows (88.2%).

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