Application statistics for Economics BSc (2021entry)

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Dear University College London,

Could I please have the following application statistics for BSc Economics (2021 Entry):

1. The total applicants for this program and the total offers made
2. number of Chinese applicants and the offers made to Chinese students
3. Academics performance of BSc Economics offer holders, including IGCSE grades, achieved AS/A level grades and predicted A-level grades
4. The dates when those offer holders made their application

Yours faithfully,

Carol Niu

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Dear Carol

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request of 30th March 2021.


We have compiled the information in response to your request.

We confirm that we do hold information of the description specified in
your request and this information is provided in the attached.

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is fewer than 5, some of the information has been withheld because this is
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