Economics BSc L100 - admission statistics

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Dear University College London,

1. How many Applicants were made with A-LEVEL predicted grades of A*AA and A*AAB, each stated separately
2. How many offers were made to applicants with A-LEVEL predicted grades of A*AA and A*AAB, each stated separately
3. Do you further discriminate based on the fourth A level or are only the top 3 used for the sake admissions.

Yours faithfully,
uy

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Thomson, Amy, University College London

Dear Usman Younis

 

Thank you for your request for information.

 

In order to proceed with your request below, we need clarification and
this is mentioned below.

 

********FOI********

1. How many Applicants were made with A-LEVEL predicted grades of A*AA and
A*AAB, each stated separately
2. How many offers were made to applicants with A-LEVEL predicted grades
of A*AA and A*AAB, each stated separately
3. Do you further discriminate based on the fourth A level or are only the
top 3 used for the sake admissions.

********FOI********

 

********CLARIFICATION********

For questions 1 and 2, please can you confirm which admissions cycle you
would like this information in relation to i.e. are you asking
specifically about the admissions cycle for entry in September 2020?

 

For question 1, please can you clarify your request. Do you mean how many
applications were there with those predicted grades?

 

********CLARIFICATION********

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Kind regards,

 

Amy

Amy Thomson

Data Protection and Freedom of Information Adviser

University College London

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Data Protection: [1][email address] FOI: [2][UCL request email]

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear Thomson, Amy,

1. For cycles 2020, 2019 and 2018 (of which are available)

2. Yes the number of applicants who applied who with predicted grades irrespective of whether they recieved an offer or not

Yours sincerely,

Usman Younis

Finance.FOI Requests, University College London

Dear Usman Younis

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request of 6 November 2020.

 

We have completed the compilation of information in response to your
request for Economics BSc L100 admission statistics.

 

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

 

1.            How many applications (irrespective of whether they received
an offer or not) were made with A-LEVEL predicted grades of A*AA and
A*AAB, each stated separately for admissions cycles for entry in September
2020, 2019 and 2018 (of which are available)?

 

  2020 2019 2018
A*AA 211 204 191
A*AAB 14 11 13

 

2.            How many offers were made to applicants with A-LEVEL
predicted grades of A*AA and A*AAB, each stated separately for admissions
cycles for entry in September 2020, 2019 and 2018 (of which are
available)?

 

  2020 2019 2018
A*AA 118 43 35
A*AAB 7 <5 <5

 

3.            Do you further discriminate based on the fourth A level or
are only the top 3 used for the sake admissions.

Only the top 3 A levels are used in assessment including Mathematics
(required subject) and Economics (if offered).

 

As you will see within the information above, where the number of students
with those predicted grades is fewer than 5, some of the information has
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