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The number of entries for Scottish Higher media studies entries has increased every year since 2009 following a period of fluctuating numbers. In 2013, the number of entries was 977, an increase of 5% compared with 2012 (Table 16.5). Table 16.5 Entries for Scottish Higher media studies, 2004-2013 Year Number of media studies entries All Higher entries 2004 827 165,575 2005 814 164,142 2006 843 159,140 2007 819 161,081 2008 797 162,576 2009 765 167,792 2010 803 175,614 2011 870 178,925 2012 927 181,699 2013 977 183,489 % change 2012-2013 5.4 1.0 % change 2004-2013 18.1 10.8 Source: Scottish Qualifications Authority Note: These numbers, published in August 2013, are provisional and do not include the results from any appeals, declines or late cash-ins. Study of the moving image and allied creative industries remains popular in UK higher education, through media and film studies courses. Over 28,000 students were enrolled on media studies related courses in 2012/13, up by 8% since 2003/04 but down by 11% on 2011/12 (Table 16.6). Entries for film studies increased year on year until 2011/12 where numbers peaked at 4,600. In 2012/13, the number of students fell slightly to 4,570. The number of students undertaking film production courses had the largest increase since 2003/04 (670%) growing from 135 in 2003/04 to 1,040 in 2012/13. 174 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014


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