Data Sources

BestCourse4me uses three nationally collected official sets of data:

  • HESA Destination of Leavers Survey 2005/06 to 2009/10.  Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2010. HESA does not accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived from the data by third parties.
  • Labour Force Survey, Office of National Statistics. Social and Vital Statistics Division and Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Central Survey Unit, Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January 2006 - December 2010 [computer file]. 2nd Edition. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor].  The Office of National Statistics and the UK Data Archive bear no responsibility for the further analysis or interpretation of data provided.
  • UCAS entry statistics data. Copyright UCAS 2011.

It has not edited or doctored HESA or LFS data in anyway, and has maintained the integrity of the original data in generating secondary analysis and aggregations.

TBC Ltd cannot be held responsible for the accurancy or completeness of data provided by HESA, ONS or UCAS.

All values of 1 and 2 are rounded to zero, with all other numbers rounded to the nearest 5. Some results displayed on bestCourse4me may respresent only a small number of people, but never less than 52. Results based on small numbers of people may explain some extreme or unusual figures and volatility in annual trends.