2019-2020 Admission statistics (Postgraduate Taught)

KAI CHEN made this Freedom of Information request to University of Aberdeen

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The request was refused by University of Aberdeen.

Dear University of Aberdeen,

I am requesting for the following information. Please kindly provide data for 2019/2020 admission cycle.

1. List of all postgraduate taught courses for 2019/2020
2. Number of applicants (all postgraduate programmes)
3. Number of offers made (all postgraduate programmes)
4. Number of Chinese applications and offers made (all postgraduate programmes)

Yours faithfully

KAI CHEN

Foi, University of Aberdeen

Dear Kai Chen,

I refer to your email of 17 November and, on behalf of the University, I acknowledge receipt and confirm that your request is being dealt with in terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. In terms of the Act, a reply will be sent to you within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely,
Mary Sabiston
Information Compliance Officer
University of Aberdeen

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Foi, University of Aberdeen

Dear Kai Chen,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST FOI 2019-397

I refer to your email of 17 November 2019 requesting information relating to admissions statistics.

Your request has now been considered under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, ‘the Act’.

Please provide data for the 2019-2020 admissions cycle.

1.A list of all postgraduate taught courses for 2019/2020.

Full details of all of our postgraduate taught courses for 2019/2020 are published on our website and available from the following link:

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduat...

As the information you have requested is published on our website the information is otherwise available and exempt from disclosure in terms of section 25(1) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Information otherwise available.

2.Number of applicants (all postgraduate programmes)
3.The Number of offers made (all postgraduate programmes)
4.Number of Chinese applications and offers made (all postgraduate programmes)

We are unable to provide the answers to questions 2 – 4 as the admissions cycle for the academic year 2019-2020 has not ended, as such, we do not have the total number of applications or offers made.
Please accept this message as notice under section 17(1)(b) of the Act that the information is not held by the University.

Should you be dissatisfied with this response, you have the right to request a review. A request for review must be made within 40 working days of the receipt of this reply. It must include your name and address for correspondence and specify the request for information and the grounds for dissatisfaction with the decision. Please send your request for review to [University of Aberdeen request email].

If you are unhappy with the outcome of the University’s internal review, you have the right to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner within six months of the receipt of the University’s review response. Details on how to make an appeal to the Commissioner are available at www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal. Should you be dissatisfied with the Commissioner’s decision, you have a right of appeal to the Court of Session on a point of law.

Yours sincerely,
Mary Sabiston
Information Compliance Officer
University of Aberdeen

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