Dear University of Leeds,
I would like to request a response to the following enquires if possible:
1. the number of applicants for all your postgraduate research degrees (PhD) for the academic years 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 along with:
2. the number of offers made to applicants to all your postgraduate research degrees (PhD) for the academic years 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
I can confirm receipt of the request below, dated 21 July 2019.
Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days. As such, you should expect to hear from the University in response by 19 August 2019, if, in the meantime, you have any queries about the request, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
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Further to your FOI request, please see the response below. Please note
that we have not included data from the current academic year (2018/19),
as it is not yet complete.
1. the number of applicants for all your postgraduate research degrees
(PhD) for the academic years 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 along with:
Total applications during the year:
2016/17 – 6,379
2017/18 – 7,060
2. the number of offers made to applicants to all your postgraduate
research degrees (PhD) for the academic years 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
Total offers during the year:
2016/17 – 1,783
2017/18 – 1,768
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