Admissions statistics for Law (M100) - University of Bristol

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John Dimitroulopoulos

Dear University of Bristol,

Please provide the following data regarding undergraduate admissions to the Law LLB (M100) programme at the University of Bristol for the following admissions cycles: 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, and 2016/2017.

Their attachment as an Excel file would be preferable, so as to facilitate their comparison and compilation.

(I)GCSEs
The percentage of applicants who have achieved (I)GCSE grades prior to their application;

The average number of A*s already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;
The average number of As already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;
The average number of Bs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;
The average number of Cs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;

The average number of A*s already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;
The average number of As already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;
The average number of Bs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;
The average number of Cs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;

AS-levels (if applicable)
The percentage of applicants who have achieved AS level grades prior to their application;

The average number of As already achieved at AS level by applicants;
The average number of Bs already achieved at AS level by applicants;
The average number of Cs already achieved at AS level by applicants;
The average number of Ds already achieved at AS level by applicants;

The mean average UMS for applicants (if taken into consideration);
The mean average UMS for offer holders (if taken into consideration);

A-levels
The percentage of applicants who have predicted or achieved A-level grades prior to their application (i.e. those not sitting a foreign examination, such the IB or the European Baccalaureate);

The average number of predicted A* grades for applicants studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted A grades for applicants studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted B grades for applicants studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted C grades for applicants studying A-levels.

The average number of predicted A* grades for offer holders studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted A grades for offer holders studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted B grades for offer holders studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted C grades for offer holders studying A-levels.

The average number of A-level subjects taken by applicants;
The average number of A-level subjects taken by offer holders;

IB
The average predicted IB grade for applicants (for instance, 40);
The average predicted IB grade for applicants (for instance, 41);

LNAT (if applicable)
The average score in the multiple choice section of the LNAT held by applicants;
The average score in the multiple choice section of the LNAT held by offer holders;

Acceptances
The total number of applicants for the M100 course;
The total number of offer holders for the M100 course;
The offer rate for the M100 course;

The percentage of offer holders who chose your university’s M100 course as their firm choice on UCAS;
The total number of offer holders who met or exceeded their offer;
The total number of offer holders who missed their offer;
The number of offer holders who missed their offer in some way, but who were still offered a place on results day.

Yours faithfully,

John Dimitroulopoulos

University of Bristol FOI mailbox, University of Bristol

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John Dimitroulopoulos

Dear University of Bristol,

When can I expect to hear back from you with the fully completed response to my request?

Yours faithfully,

John Dimitroulopoulos

University of Bristol FOI mailbox, University of Bristol

Dear Mr Dimitroulopoulos,

 

Freedom of Information Request: (FOI17-451)

 

I refer to your Freedom of Information Request received on 8^th December.
 We apologise for the delay in providing our response.  We have a
significant backlog, which we are working through as quickly as we can. 
We have contacted the Information Commissioner’s Office to explain the
situation.

 

Your Request

 

Please provide the following data regarding undergraduate admissions to
the Law LLB (M100) programme at the University of Bristol for the
following admissions cycles: 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016,
and 2016/2017. 

(I)GCSEs
The percentage of applicants who have achieved (I)GCSE grades prior to
their application;
The average number of A*s already achieved at (I)GCSE level by
applicants; 
The average number of As already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants; 
The average number of Bs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants; 
The average number of Cs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;

The average number of A*s already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer
holders; 
The average number of As already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer
holders; 
The average number of Bs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer
holders; 
The average number of Cs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer
holders;

AS-levels (if applicable)
The percentage of applicants who have achieved AS level grades prior to
their application;

The average number of As already achieved at AS level by applicants; 
The average number of Bs already achieved at AS level by applicants; 
The average number of Cs already achieved at AS level by applicants; 
The average number of Ds already achieved at AS level by applicants; 

The mean average UMS for applicants (if taken into consideration);
The mean average UMS for offer holders (if taken into consideration);

A-levels 
The percentage of applicants who have predicted or achieved A-level grades
prior to their application (i.e. those not sitting a foreign examination,
such the IB or the European Baccalaureate);

The average number of predicted A* grades for applicants studying
A-levels; 
The average number of predicted A grades for applicants studying
A-levels; 
The average number of predicted B grades for applicants studying
A-levels; 
The average number of predicted C grades for applicants studying A-levels.

The average number of predicted A* grades for offer holders studying
A-levels; 
The average number of predicted A grades for offer holders studying
A-levels; 
The average number of predicted B grades for offer holders studying
A-levels; 
The average number of predicted C grades for offer holders studying
A-levels.

The average number of A-level subjects taken by applicants; 
The average number of A-level subjects taken by offer holders;

IB 
The average predicted IB grade for applicants (for instance, 40); 
The average predicted IB grade for offer holders (for instance, 41);

LNAT (if applicable)
The average score in the multiple choice section of the LNAT held by
applicants;
The average score in the multiple choice section of the LNAT held by offer
holders;
Acceptances
The total number of applicants for the M100 course; 
The total number of offer holders for the M100 course; 
The offer rate for the M100 course; 

The percentage of offer holders who chose your university’s M100 course as
their firm choice on UCAS; 
The total number of offer holders who met or exceeded their offer; 
The total number of offer holders who missed their offer; 
The number of offer holders who missed their offer in some way, but who
were still offered a place on results day. 

 

University’s Response

 

Further to Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the “Act”) we
confirm that the information requested is partially held by the University
of Bristol (the “University”).

 

The entry year is based on the data at the end of the cycle, so if someone
applied in the 2013 cycle for 13/14 entry and then deferred until 14/15,
they will show up in the data as 14/15. GCSE and all predicted
qualifications data is as declared by the applicant on their UCAS
application form. The information below has been provided to 2 decimal
places.

 

GCSEs:

 

Average GCSE’s achieved by applicants:

 

Year 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Average of Number of A* GCSEs 3.36 3.27 3.02 2.94
Average of Number of A GCSEs 3.71 3.78 3.05 3.24
Average of Number of B GCSEs 1.39 1.33 1.63 1.58
Average of Number of C GCSEs 0.3 0.29 0.58 0.56

 

Average GCSE’s achieved by offer holders:

 

Year 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Average of Number of A* GCSEs 3.42 3.36 4.3 4.25
Average of Number of A GCSEs 3.75 3.83 3.02 3.13
Average of Number of B GCSEs 1.32 1.27 0.81 0.7
Average of Number of C GCSEs 0.28 0.26 0.12 0.12

 

The percentage of applicants who have achieved (I)GCSE grades prior to
their application is not recorded.

 

AS Levels:

 

We do not take AS level grades into account. 

 

A Levels:

 

Predicted A-Levels achieved by applicants:

Year 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Average of Number of A* 0.88 0.88 0.97 0.99
Average of Number of A 2.11 2 1.7 1.66
Average of Number of B 0.19 0.24 0.34 0.33
Average of Number of C 0.01 0.01 0.08 0.06

 

Predicted A-Levels achieved by offer holders:

 

Year 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Average of Number of A* 0.9 0.91 1.34 1.39
Average of Number of A 2.12 2.02 1.69 1.58
Average of Number of B 0.18 0.21 0.14 0.16
Average of Number of C 0.01 0.01 0 0.01

 

* The percentage of applicants who have predicted or achieved A-level
grades prior to their application is not recorded.
* The average number of A-levels taken is not recorded.

 

IB:

 

The average predicted IB grade for applicants and offer holders:

 

Entry Year All applicants Offer Holders
2013/2014  39.52 39.52
2014/2015  39.67 39.81
2015/16 39.24 39.86
2016/2017  39.51 40.24

 

LNAT:

 

The LNAT data we store on our system is the combined total of the
multiple-choice

 test and the essay question. It is not possible to retrieve the
information for the multiple-choice section only.

 

Acceptances:

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Year |2013/14 |2014/15 |2015/16 |2016/17 |
|------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------|
|Total Applicants |1919 |1937 |2336 |2740 |
|------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------|
|Total Offer Holders |1252 |1346 |1375 |1551 |
|------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------|
|Firm Choice |525 |548 |547 |574 |
|------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------|
|Met Offer |301 |339 |368 |428 |
|------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------|
|Near Miss |32 |16 |27 |18 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

Please note that some people received an offer to a different course than
the M100 course applied for.

 

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