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Mr Oliver Haxley
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26 September 2018
Dear Mr Haxley,
Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the Act”)
Further to your recent request for information held by King’s College London, I am
writing to confirm that the requested information is held by the university.
We received your information request on 25 September 2018 and have treated it as
a request for information made under section 1(1) of the Act.
You requested the following information:
I would like to request the following data: How many people applied for BSc
Economics in the last two years and how many people did get an offer? What is the
Please see the requested data below:
Year of Entry Applications Offers
We were unsure in this instance precisely what you meant by the term ‘acceptance
This could be ‘what is King’s acceptance rate’, which would be how many offers
King’s give out compared to the number of applications. This can be found in the
‘Offer Rate’ column in the table above.
Alternatively, this could be acceptance rate in terms of how many people who
receive offers accept them? This would be how many applicants ‘Firm’ their offer.
This can be found in the ‘Firm Rate’ column of the table above.
As can be seen we have provided both figures to cover both possibilities.
This completes the university’s response to your information request.
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If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
information request or feel that it has not been properly handled you have the right
to complain or request a review of our decision by contacting the Assistant Director
of Business Assurance (Information Compliance) within 60 days of the date of this
Further information about our internal complaints procedure is available at the link
In the event that you are not content with the outcome of your complaint you may
apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally the Information
Commissioner cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the internal
complaints procedure provided by King’s College London.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at the following address:
The Information Commissioner’s Office