A100 UCAT and admission Statistics for the past 3 years for international Students

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Dear University of Dundee,
Appreciate if you could share the below details,

In regards to your A100 undergraduate-entry Medicine course I would like to know:

For international (for fee-paying purposes) applicants for A100 -2018,2019,2020- entry:

The number of applications
The number of applicants who were invited to interview
The number of offers made
The number of final acceptances (including deferrals who will start in 2021)
The average UCAT of those given an Interview
The median UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest combined Academic combined score for those invited to interview.
The lowest combined score for those invited to interview.

How will the UCAT be weighted and the admissions process be conducted for 2021 entry.
Will interviews be online?

Will the UCAT threshold decrease if the global interim and average decreases?

Yours faithfully,

Aditya Billur

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Dear Aditya Billur,
Thank you for your request for information from the University of Dundee.
Apologies that it has taken our team a while to respond to you. Colleagues
provide data in response to your questions below.
Please note that we cannot release the data for 2020/21 entry as this is
still a live cycle and we do not release data on live cycles. 
In regards to your A100 undergraduate-entry Medicine course I would like
to know:
For international (for fee-paying purposes) applicants for A100
-2018,2019,2020- entry:
The number of applications: 2018/9 = 187, 2019/0 = 156
The number of applicants who were invited to interview: 2018/9 = 76,
2019/0 = 117
The number of offers made: 2018/9 = 35, 2019/0 = 34
The number of final acceptances (including deferrals who will start in
2021) : 2018/9 = 16, 2019/0 = 15
The average UCAT of those given an Interview: 2018/9 = 2645, 2019/0 = 2469
The median UCAT of those given an interview: 2018/9 = 2660, 2019/0 = 2475
The lowest UCAT of those given an interview: 2018/9 = 2010, 2019/0 = 1980
The lowest combined Academic combined score for those invited to
interview.
The lowest combined score for those invited to interview.

The University is not prepared to release information that might create
the perception of a ‘target’ or similar, leading to applicants focusing on
that rather than the totality of their application. Consequently, under
S.16 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FoI(S)A) I confirm
that:    

     

a. The University holds information on the assessment of the interview
process; b. The University claims that information is exempt from
disclosure; c. The University claims the exemption in S.30(c) of FoI(S)A;
that the disclosure of this information would prejudice substantially the
effective conduct of public affairs; d. The University claims the
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The University is required to have regard to the public interest in the
application of this exemption. The University asserts that there is a
greater public interest in it maintaining a robust and fair admissions
process than in the disclosure of detailed information on how applications
are scored, over and above that already provided. You can find out more
regarding entry requirements here:
[1]https://www.dundee.ac.uk/undergraduate/m...
The University asserts that the release of this information would not
significantly improve the public understanding of the admissions process
given the amount of information already in the public domain -
[2]https://www.dundee.ac.uk/subjects/medici...

How will the UCAT be weighted and the admissions process be conducted for
2021 entry.
For school-leavers, UCAT score will get 40% weighting and academic score
60% weighting.
Will interviews be online?
Yes.
Will the UCAT threshold decrease if the global interim and average
decreases?
The question does not apply – we don’t use a threshold.

I trust that this is the information you require, but please feel free to
contact me if I can be of further assistance.  

   

Kind regards,  

   

Alan  

   

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From: Aditya Billur <[FOI #691612 email]>
Sent: 15 September 2020 16:45
To: FreedomOfInformation <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - A100 UCAT and admission
Statistics for the past 3 years for international Students
 
Dear University of Dundee,
Appreciate  if you could share the below details,

In regards to your A100 undergraduate-entry Medicine course I would like
to know:

For international (for fee-paying purposes) applicants for A100
-2018,2019,2020- entry:

The number of applications
The number of applicants who were invited to interview
The number of offers made
The number of final acceptances (including deferrals who will start in
2021)
The average UCAT of those given an Interview
The median UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest combined Academic combined score for those invited to
interview.
The lowest combined score for those invited to interview.

How will the UCAT be weighted and the admissions process be conducted for
2021 entry.
Will interviews be online?

Will the UCAT threshold decrease if the global interim and average
decreases?

Yours faithfully,

Aditya Billur

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