Dear University College London,

I would like to request the number of applicants and acceptances for the MSc Computer Science for 2018/19 study year. Could you please also include the following:

1. Universities attended by the accepted applicants
2. Bachelors major of the accepted applicants

Yours faithfully,

Mayer Whitmann

Finance.FOI Requests, University College London

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Dear Mayer Whitmann,

 

We have now completed the compilation of information in response to your
request.

 

We can confirm that we do hold information of the description specified in
your request and this information, where it is not exempt, is provided
below.

 

I would like to request the number of applicants and acceptances for the
MSc Computer Science for 2018/19 study year. Could you please also include
the following:

 

1.    Universities attended by the accepted applicants

2.    Bachelors major of the accepted applicants

 

A1-2) Please see attached PDF document.

 

As you can see, exact counts of five or less have been withheld because
these are personal data of third parties or, if linked with other personal
identifiers in the public domain, would be likely to become personal data.
This information has been withheld under section 40(2) of the FOIA by
virtue of s40 (3)(a)(i).

 

Section 40(2) of the FOIA allows a public authority to withhold
information under the FOIA where (i) the requested information is personal
data relating to someone other than the requester and (ii) its disclosure
would breach any of the data protection principles. In this case we
believe that the requested information could relate to third parties i.e.
the family members of the deceased and would be considered as their
personal data. The disclosure of this personal data would not be within
the reasonable expectations of the individuals concerned and it would be
unfair to do so; this therefore breaches the first data protection
principle.

 

It is for these reasons that this information is exempt under section
40(2) of the Act.

 

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