§ Mr. Forth
In the academic year 1992–93, the latest year for which information is available, there were 44,500 postgraduate award holders in the United Kingdom—3 per cent. of all home students in higher education and 25 per cent. of the postgraduate population.1195W
In addition, an unknown number of postgraduate students will have received state support from other sources including access funds and student loans—where studying for a postgraduate certificate in education.