# Economics Admissions Statistics

Dear Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request you to release the statistics for Economics undergraduate applicants for the 2017, 2018, and 2019 UCAS cycles (i.e. the last 3 cycles), listing separately in a table format:

*A Level Subjects offered by each applicant

*Predicted performance in the A Levels

*Actual performance in the A Levels (if possible)

*GCSE results of each applicant

*Whether the applicant was invited to interview

*Individual score for each interview

*Admission assessment scores (TSA)

*Whether they were offered a place, pooled or rejected

*Whether the applicant is from an independent, grammar or comprehensive school (or overseas)

Yours faithfully,

[Name Removed] [Name Removed]

Dear Mr [Name Removed]

Further to your email of 9 July 2019, in response to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Due to annual leave, we are unable to answer your enquiry within the required deadline. We expect to let you have a response by 16th August 2019.

If you are dissatisfied with the College's response you may seek an internal review of the College's decision. If after that review you remain dissatisfied you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner - see contact details below:

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Yours sincerely

Mr. R A Powell

Fellow and Bursar

Fitzwilliam College

Cambridge CB3 0DG

T: 01223 332067

F: 01223 332078

Registered Charity No: 1137496

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Dear Mr [Name Removed]

Further to your email of 9 July 2019, in response to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

I kindly request you to release the statistics for Economics undergraduate applicants for the 2017, 2018, and 2019 UCAS cycles (i.e. the last 3 cycles), listing separately in a table format:

*A Level Subjects offered by each applicant *Predicted performance in the A Levels *Actual performance in the A Levels (if possible) *GCSE results of each applicant *Whether the applicant was invited to interview *Individual score for each interview *Admission assessment scores (TSA) *Whether they were offered a place, pooled or rejected *Whether the applicant is from an independent, grammar or comprehensive school (or overseas).

RESPONSE

Please note that the information is not being presented in a table format to avoid the risk of an individual being identified by the Applicant's personal information being disclosed in that way. The College would be in breach of its legal duties under the Data Protection Act 2018.

A Level Subjects offered by each applicant:

2017

Maths, Further Maths, Economics

Maths, Further Maths, Economics

2018

Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Economics

Maths, Economics, Further Maths

Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry

2019

Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry

Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics

Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics

Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics

Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Further Mathematics

Economics, Physics, Further Mathematics

Mathematics, Further Mathematics , Physics, Economics

Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Further Maths

Mathematics, Religious Studies, Economics, Further Mathematics

Economics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics

Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Economics, Government & Politics

French, Further Mathematics, English Literature, Mathematics

Economics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics

History, Economics, Further Mathematics, Mathematics (MEI)

Economics, Physics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics

Economics ,Chemistry, Mathematics

Economics, Government & Politics, Further Mathematics , Mathematics

Physics, Economics , Mathematics, Further Mathematics

Mathematics (MEI), Physics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics (MEI)

Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Economics , Chemistry B (Salters)

Economics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, History

Further Mathematics, Mathematics, Biology

Economics , Mathematics , Geography

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics (MEI), Further Mathematics (MEI)

Chemistry, Economics, Further Mathematics, Mathematics

Further Mathematics, Economics, Physics

Maths, Further Maths, Economics, Chinese

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics

Predicted performance in the A Levels:

2017

0 – 5. We give a range because we consider this data to be exempt under the Section 40(2) (“personal data”) exemption, given the risk that individuals could be identified.

2018

A* - 10

2019

A* - 87

A – 14

B - 1

Actual performance in the A Levels (if possible):

2017

0 – 5. We give a range because we consider this data to be exempt under the Section 40(2) (“personal data”) exemption, given the risk that individuals could be identified.

2018

A* - 10

2019

Not recorded

GCSE results of each applicant:

2017

A* Distinction – 1

A* - 9

2018

A* - 27

A – 5

B – 1

D - 1

2019

A* Distinction – 1

A* - 101

A – 33

B – 8

C – 4

E – 1

9 – 3

8 – 1

7 – 1

6 - 1

Whether the applicant was invited to interview:

2017

All applicants invited to interview

2018

All applicants invited to interview

2019

All applicants invited to interview

Individual score for each interview:

2017 – Average scores

7.8

8.1

8.5

2018 - Average scores

7.5

7.7

7.2

7

2019 – Average scores

8.25

7.1

5

5

8.5

6.5

7.6

5.3

6.5

7.25

4

9.2

3.2

5.5

6

6.2

4

4.2

6.5

5.3

8

6

6

5.7

6.2

4.6

4.5

4

5.3

4.2

4.5

8

4.7

7.7

5

Admission assessment scores (TSA):

2017

ECAA:EC1A=2.5 EC1B=4 ZZZZ1=0.1

ECAA:EC1A=4 EC1B=4.8 ZZZZ1=0.1

ECAA:EC1A=5.1 EC1B=5.5 ZZZZ1=0.1

2018

ECAA:EC1A=6.3 EC1B=4 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=5 EC1B=5.1 EC2A=8

ECAA:EC1A=4 EC1B=6.3 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=8 EC1B=7.9 EC2A=4

2019

ECAA:EC1A=8 EC1B=7.9 EC2A=4 EC1A=9 EC1B=9 EC2A=7

ECAA:EC1A=1 EC1B=1 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=3.4 EC1B=1 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=1.4 EC1B=1.1 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=7 EC1B=8 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=5.4 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=2

ECAA:EC1A=8 EC1B=4.7 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=9 EC1B=5.4 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=4 EC1B=1 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=2.7 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=3.4 EC1B=7 EC2A=9

ECAA:EC1A=6.1 EC1B=4.7 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=5.4 EC1B=7 EC2A=2

ECAA:EC1A=4.7 EC1B=7 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=1 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=7 EC1B=9 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=1.4 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=1 EC1B=4.7 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=7 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=7

ECAA:EC1A=9 EC1B=4 EC2A=7

ECAA:EC1A=2.7 EC1B=6.2 EC2A=2

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=4 EC2A=2

ECAA:EC1A=5.4 EC1B=7 EC2A=7

ECAA:EC1A=4 EC1B=5.4 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=8 EC1B=7 EC2A=3

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=1 EC2A=3

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=1.1 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=4 EC1B=9 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=4.7 EC1B=6.2 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=4 EC1B=4.7 EC2A=3

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=6.2 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=7 EC1B=7 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=1 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=7

ECAA:EC1A=3.4 EC1B=4.7 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=1 EC2A=7

ECAA:EC1A=3.4 EC1B=4 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=2.7 EC1B=2.6 EC2A=6

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=4.7 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=2.7 EC1B=3.3 EC2A=5

ECAA:EC1A=9 EC1B=9 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=5.4 EC2A=8

ECAA:EC1A=6.1 EC1B=9 EC2A=4

ECAA:EC1A=2.1 EC1B=4.7 EC2A=3

ECAA:EC1A=2.7 EC1B=6.2 EC2A=4

Whether they were offered a place, pooled or rejected:

2017

0 – 5. We give a range because we consider this data to be exempt under the Section 40(2) (“personal data”) exemption, given the risk that individuals could be identified.

2018

0 – 5. We give a range because we consider this data to be exempt under the Section 40(2) (“personal data”) exemption, given the risk that individuals could be identified.

2019

Offered – 8

Rejected – 37

Pooled – 20

Whether the applicant is from an independent, grammar or comprehensive school (or overseas):

2017

0 – 5. We give a range because we consider this data to be exempt under the Section 40(2) (“personal data”) exemption, given the risk that individuals could be identified.

2018

0 – 5. We give a range because we consider this data to be exempt under the Section 40(2) (“personal data”) exemption, given the risk that individuals could be identified.

2019

Independent – 12

Grammar – 6

Comprehensive – 10

Overseas – 17

If you are dissatisfied with the College's response you may seek an internal review of the College's decision. If after that review you remain dissatisfied you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner - see contact details below:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (or 01625 545745 if you would prefer not to call an '03' number, or +44 1625 545745 if calling from overseas)

Fax: 01625 524510

Email addresses are available from https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/

Yours sincerely

Mr. R A Powell

Fellow and Bursar

Fitzwilliam College

Cambridge CB3 0DG

T: 01223 332067

F: 01223 332078

Registered Charity No: 1137496

This email (together with any files transmitted with it) is intended only for the use of the individual(s) or the organisation to whom it is addressed. It may contain information which is strictly confidential or privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender by return e-mail (or telephone) and delete the original message.

Fitzwilliam College will process your personal data fairly and lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. Further information is available in the College’s Data Protection Policy and the relevant Data Protection Statements which can be viewed at https://www.fitz.cam.ac.uk/data-protection.

Dear Freedom of Information,

I would like to withdraw my request.

Yours sincerely,

[Name Removed] [Name Removed]

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