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2020/21 and 2019/2020 MSc admissions for AI, Computational Applied Mathematics

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Dear University of Edinburgh,

I would greatly appreciate your help in providing me the following information for the 2020/21 and 2019/2020 admission cycles:
1. Number of applications
2. Number of offers
3. Number of enrolments
4. Breakdown of offers by GPA (1st and 2nd Upper) of previous degree of applicants
5. Institution of previous degree of applicants
6. Previous degree title (including major) of applicants

I would like to request this info for the following programs:
- MSc in Artificial Intelligence
- MSc in Computational Applied Mathematics

Yours faithfully,

Arvind Raghavan

Records Management, University of Edinburgh

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Dear University of Edinburgh,

For data items 4, 5 and 6, I am only requesting this info for SUCCESSFUL applicants. I.e., applicants who have received an offer.

Yours faithfully,

Arvind Raghavan

Records Management, University of Edinburgh

Dear Arvind Raghavan

 

Thank you for your email of 3 September requesting information about MSc
admissions for AI and Computational Applied Mathematics programmes.

 

As explained in our automatic reply message, the University’s working
arrangements are affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. Unfortunately, I am
currently unable to tell you exactly when you will receive a response to
your request. However, I can confirm that it is actively being progressed
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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Mark Hepworth

Information Compliance Officer

Records Management Section

The University of Edinburgh | Old College | South Bridge | Edinburgh | EH8
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Records Management, University of Edinburgh

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Dear Arvind Raghavan

 

Thank you for your email of 3 September requesting information about MSc
admissions for AI and Computational Applied Mathematics programmes.

 

We apologise again for the significant delay in responding to your
request. Please find our response attached.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Mark Hepworth

 

Information Compliance Officer

Records Management Section

The University of Edinburgh | Old College | South Bridge | Edinburgh | EH8
9YL

 

Telephone: 0131 651 4099

Email: [1][University of Edinburgh request email]

Website: [2]http://www.ed.ac.uk/records-management

 

 

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland,
with registration number SC005336.

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