This section provides an overview of transnational education (TNE) data by region.
Please click on the menu on the left hand side to find statistics
per calender year.
We also thought it would be useful to provide you with some
general statistics on TNE (2012/13, Source: HESA 2014):
- The top five source countries for UK TNE provision are
Malaysia, Singapore, Pakistan, China and Hong Kong,
with Nigeria and Ghana, in sixth and seventh place (HESA
- The majority of learners engaging in UK TNE are first degree
undergraduates (76%). Taught postgraduate students make up a
- The majority of UK TNE provision takes place outside the
European Union (83%).
- The most common form of provision of UK TNE is partnership with
an overseas partner organisation (57%). Other arrangements,
including collaborative provision, are the next most common form of
provision and account for a further 22%. Distance, flexible
and distributed learning account for (15%), and overseas campuses
account for 6%. (doubling since 2009/10)
Other useful information can be located by clicking on the links