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HE HR courses dominated by females

Data from UCAS suggests that Higher Education HR courses are dominated by females, at a 3 to 1 ratio. In 2015, just 195 males enrolled onto HR courses in comparison with 550 females – meaning that males made up around 26% of acceptances. 

HR Director at Ordnance Survey, Will Davies stated that “I think there’s a perception that HR is a profession for women; one that requires a softer set of skills that many men wouldn’t believe they possess nor would necessarily want to develop.

 

SOURCE: http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/higher-education-hr-courses-are-female-dominated