Admission Statistics for Law M100

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Dear London School of Economics,

I would like to kindly ask a response to the following questions with relation to admission for the LLB in Laws (M100) course:

1) Is the personal statement submitted during admissions marked or given a quantitative value during assessment
2) Does the LSE use the amount of A* grades predicted at A-Level to make a decision
3) Is there a quantitative mark or measure made on applications
4) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2012-2013 admissions cycle
5) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2012-2013 admissions cycle
6) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2013-2014 admissions cycle
7) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2013-2014 admissions cycle
8) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2014-2015 admissions cycle
9) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2014-2015 admissions cycle
10) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2015-2016 admissions cycle
11) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2015-2016 admissions cycle

Yours faithfully,

Chelsea Cole

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Dear Chelsea,

With reference to your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act, please find below the School's response.

1) Is the personal statement submitted during admissions marked or given a quantitative value during assessment No, LSE has an holistic admissions process.

2) Does the LSE use the amount of A* grades predicted at A-Level to make a decision LSE has an holistic admissions system and predicted grades are used as one factor in the decision making process (along with achieved qualifications/grades, personal statement, academic reference and additional contextual information).

3) Is there a quantitative mark or measure made on applications No, as noted above, LSE has an holistic admissions process.

4) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2012-2013 admissions cycle
1225

5) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2012-2013 admissions cycle
173

6) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2013-2014 admissions cycle
1333

7) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2013-2014 admissions cycle
173

8) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2014-2015 admissions cycle
1384

9) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2014-2015 admissions cycle
183

10) How many international students applied for Law M100 during the 2015-2016 admissions cycle
1331

11) How many international students were offered a place for Law M100 during the 2015-2016 admissions cycle
188

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