Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 179 - Degrees granted in different fields at the National University
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The charts below show degrees granted in different fields at the National University in the years 1990, 2000, 2010.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
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Degrees Granted at the National University.
Three pie charts provided show academic records in 1990, 2000 and 2010 about the degrees that were granted in different fields at the National University. There were four majors given in those particular years - Computer Science, Medicine, Business and Law.
In 1990, Computer Science and Business graduates were equally granted, which were 30% for both programmes. In this year 25% of graduates from National University were from Medicine and 15% from the faculty of Law. In the following years, both in 2000 and 2010, Computer Science graduates increases steadily and their percentage increased to 40% in 2000 and 45% in 2010. Unfortunately, business faculty graduates dropped by 10% in 2000 and this decline was 5% for Law graduates. However, Medicine faculty graduates increased by 5% in 2000 but again went back to 25% in the year 2010.
As the data depicts, Computer Science became more popular over time and the highest percentage of graduates were granted in the given years from this major. Law and Medicine faculty remained almost the same in terms of granting of graduation degree, but the popularity and percentages of graduation from Business department decreased over time.
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