Admission Statistics

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Dear Royal College of Art,

Under the request of information act
I am requesting for the following information. Please kindly provide data for 2016/2017, 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 admission cycles separately, for each of them.
1. List of all postgraduate taught courses for 2016/2017,2017/2018, 2018/2019
2. Number of applicants
3. Number of offers made
4.Number of students enrolled

Yours faithfully,
Zhongbowen Cui

ILTS, Royal College of Art

Dear Zhongbowen Cui,
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Due to staff absence
I'm afraid it's taking longer than usual to gather the data. Please may I
request an extension of 10 working days to provide our response? We will
aim to respond as soon as possible, but no later than 5 June 2019.
Kind regards,
The FOI Team

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ILTS, Royal College of Art

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Dear Zhongbowen Cui,
Regarding your Freedom of Information request, please see our response

Questions 1, 2 and 4: data is included in the RCA’s Annual Report. Data
for 2016/17 and 2017/18 has been extracted and is provided in the PDF
attachment. The full 2016/17 and 2017/18 reports can be downloaded here:


The 2018/19 report is due to be published in January 2020, and will be
available to download via the link above.

Question 3: The total number of offers made for each academic year is
below, and a breakdown by course is provided in the Excel file attached.

2016/17: 1,593

2017/18: 2,050

2018/19: 2,333

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