Medical School Admission Statistics

Dr Leeron Marshall made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University of York

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Dr Leeron Marshall

To whom this may concern,

I hope this email finds you well.

My name is Dr Leeron Marshall, I am a practicing clinician in the UK with a personal and professional interest in medical education. I would like to make a freedom of information request please.

I request 2 data sets. One for groups of applicants and one anonymised per individual applicant. I would like all data to please be provided in a spreadsheet.

1)
Data for groups of applicants

Can I please request the following statistics on applicants who applied to study medicine at Hull York, for application cycles relating to the following years of entry: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021:

Please split the data in the following groups:
A100
-International undergraduate applicants;
-International graduate applicants,
-Home undergraduate applicants,
-Home graduate applicants.

International means considered international for fee purposes. Home, includes all candidates that qualified as home fees. I understand that in previous years, that includes both UK and EU applicants.
If these exact groups are not available, please provide the data in an equivalent, or similar grouping that you have available. For areas where the data will not apply, please put “NA”.

For each of these 4 groups, and per programme, I would like to know the following information:

-Number of applicants (total)
-Number of applicants (with contextual data/factors)
-Number of applicants interviewed
-Number of offers
-Number of places
-Number of deferrals

UCAT
For students who received an interview (no contextual data/factors), the:
-Lowest and Highest UCAT score
-Interquartile range of UCAT scores
-Mean UCAT score (ideally with standard deviation and variance)
-Median UCAT score
-Mode UCAT score
For students who received an interview (with contextual data/factors), the:
-Lowest and Highest UCAT score
-Interquartile range of UCAT scores
-Mean UCAT score (ideally with standard deviation and variance)
-Median UCAT score
-Mode UCAT score
For students who received an offer (no contextual data/factors), the:
-Lowest and Highest UCAT score
-Interquartile range of UCAT scores
-Mean UCAT score (ideally with standard deviation and variance)
-Median UCAT score
-Mode UCAT score
For students who received an offer (with contextual data/factors), the:
-Lowest and Highest UCAT score
-Interquartile range of UCAT scores
-Mean UCAT score (ideally with standard deviation and variance)
-Median UCAT score
-Mode UCAT score
Lowest SJT band to receive an interview (no contextual factors)
Lowest SJT band to receive an interview (contextual factors)

2)
Per Individual applicant data

I would like to know the following information per individual applicant, in a spreadsheet. One row per applicant.
I understand that at the time of application, the fee status may not always be clear, and if that is the case, please categorise the applicant as “unsure” for fee status and provide the rest of their data.

-Candidate number (any unique identifier) - 1 column
-Undergraduate or Graduate applicant - 1 column
-Course applied for by code (A100, A101 etc) - 1 column
-UK/home or International applicant (fee status) - 1 column
-UCAT score (per section & SJT if available, OR overall score) - 6 columns
-Curriculum (GCE A-levels, IB, CBSE, APs, SAT subject tests, Canadian secondary school, other) - 1 column
-Invited for interview - yes or no, 1 column
-Received an offer - yes or no, 1 column
-If yes, what offer was sent? (grades required to achieve), 1 column
-Accepted an offer for application year - yes or no, 1 column
-Deferred place for the following year - yes or no, 1 column

If Following GCE A-levels, then please provide:
-A Level Grades for each subject (1 column per subject)
-Specify if that grade is predicted or achieved (1 column)

If Following IB, then please provide:
-HL grades per subject (1 column per subject)
-Specify if that grade is predicted or achieved (1 column)
-SL grades per subject (1 column per subject)
-Specify if that grade is predicted or achieved (1 column)
-Overall IB score predicted or achieved

Please provide the equivalent information (predicted or achieved grades) for students who apply with CBSE curriculum, APs, SAT subject tests and Canadian secondary school diploma.
If a student applied with a different curriculum, write “NA”.

If the student has completed GCSEs or iGCSEs, please provide:
-Specify if GCSEs or iGCSEs
-Grades achieved for each subject

If a graduate applicant:
-Degree achieved or predicted
-Degree class
-Degree subject
-Masters (yes or no)
-PhD (yes or no)

For areas where the data will not apply, please put “NA”.
If information is not available for any given year, please provide information for years that are available

Thank you for your time and for your help, it is very much appreciated
VBW

Leeron

Freedom of Information, University of York

Dear Leeron Marshall,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F21_494
I acknowledge receipt of your email dated 5 November 2021 requesting
information from the University of York. 
We were informed by the University of Hull that they also received the
same request from you. Please note that the University of York is
responsible for processing all applications for the A100 course offered by
the Hul York Medical School (HYMS). Therefore the University of York will
respond to your request on behalf of both universities. 
Please be advised that the University will respond as soon as possible and
in any event by 6 December 2021. 
Yours sincerely, 
Information Governance Team | Legal Services

University of York 

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Freedom of Information, University of York

Dear Leeron Marshall,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F21_494
We are continuing to review your request and what information may be able
to provide or what exemptions may be applied to the requested information.
Unfortunately, this will take longer than the 20 working days and we will
be unable to meet the original deadline for the request. Please be assured
that are working on your request and will be in contact again as soon as
possible and in any event by 20 December 2021 with an update on
progress.   
Yours sincerely,
Information Governance Team | Legal Services

University of York 

[1]Email disclaimer
On Tue, 9 Nov 2021 at 09:46, Freedom of Information <[2][University of York request email]>
wrote:

Dear Leeron Marshall,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F21_494
I acknowledge receipt of your email dated 5 November 2021 requesting
information from the University of York. 
We were informed by the University of Hull that they also received the
same request from you. Please note that the University of York is
responsible for processing all applications for the A100 course offered
by the Hul York Medical School (HYMS). Therefore the University of York
will respond to your request on behalf of both universities. 
Please be advised that the University will respond as soon as possible
and in any event by 6 December 2021. 
Yours sincerely, 
Information Governance Team | Legal Services

University of York 

[3]Email disclaimer

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Freedom of Information, University of York

2 Atodiad

Dear Leeron Marshall,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F21_494
Thank you for your request for information from the University of York.
Please see our response, which is attached to this email.
I hope this information is useful. 
Yours sincerely,
Information Governance Team | Legal Services

University of York 

[1]Email disclaimer
On Mon, 6 Dec 2021 at 09:06, Freedom of Information <[2][University of York request email]>
wrote:

Dear Leeron Marshall,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F21_494
We are continuing to review your request and what information may be
able to provide or what exemptions may be applied to the requested
information. Unfortunately, this will take longer than the 20 working
days and we will be unable to meet the original deadline for the
request. Please be assured that are working on your request and will be
in contact again as soon as possible and in any event by 20 December
2021 with an update on progress.   
Yours sincerely,
Information Governance Team | Legal Services

University of York 

[3]Email disclaimer
On Tue, 9 Nov 2021 at 09:46, Freedom of Information <[4][University of York request email]>
wrote:

Dear Leeron Marshall,
Freedom of Information Request Ref: F21_494
I acknowledge receipt of your email dated 5 November 2021 requesting
information from the University of York. 
We were informed by the University of Hull that they also received the
same request from you. Please note that the University of York is
responsible for processing all applications for the A100 course
offered by the Hul York Medical School (HYMS). Therefore the
University of York will respond to your request on behalf of both
universities. 
Please be advised that the University will respond as soon as possible
and in any event by 6 December 2021. 
Yours sincerely, 
Information Governance Team | Legal Services

University of York 

[5]Email disclaimer

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