Admissions Statistics for HSPS at the University of Cambridge - 2012-2017

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John Dimitroulopoulos

Dear University of Cambridge,

Please provide the following data regarding undergraduate admissions to the Human, Social and Political Sciences ('HSPS') programme at the University of Cambridge for the following admissions cycles: 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, and 2016/2017.

Their attachment as an Excel file would be preferable, so as to facilitate their comparison and compilation.

Please note that the questions below refer for university-wide, not college-wide, data.

(I)GCSEs
The percentage of applicants who have achieved (I)GCSE grades prior to their application;

The average number of A*s already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;
The average number of As already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;
The average number of Bs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;
The average number of Cs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by applicants;

The average number of A*s already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;
The average number of As already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;
The average number of Bs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;
The average number of Cs already achieved at (I)GCSE level by offer holders;

AS-levels (if applicable)
The percentage of applicants who have achieved AS level grades prior to their application;

The average number of As already achieved at AS level by applicants;
The average number of Bs already achieved at AS level by applicants;
The average number of Cs already achieved at AS level by applicants;
The average number of Ds already achieved at AS level by applicants;

The mean average UMS for applicants;
The mean average UMS for offer holders;

A-levels
The percentage of applicants who have predicted or achieved A-level grades prior to their application (i.e. those not sitting a foreign examination, such the IB or the European Baccalaureate);

The average number of predicted A* grades for applicants studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted A grades for applicants studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted B grades for applicants studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted C grades for applicants studying A-levels.

The average number of predicted A* grades for offer holders studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted A grades for offer holders studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted B grades for offer holders studying A-levels;
The average number of predicted C grades for offer holders studying A-levels.

The average number of A-level subjects taken by applicants;
The average number of A-level subjects taken by offer holders;

IB
The average predicted IB grade for applicants (for instance, 40);
The average predicted IB grade for applicants (for instance, 41);

Acceptances

The total number of applicants for the HSPS course;
The total number of offer holders for the HSPS course;
The offer rate for the HSPS course (expressed as a percentage);

The percentage of offer holders who chose your university’s HSPS course as their firm choice on UCAS;
The total number of offer holders who met or exceeded their offer;
The total number of offer holders who missed their offer;

The number of offer holders who missed their offer for HSPS in some way, but who were still offered a place (be it through the summer pool, or through any other process);

A list of the individual colleges which have accepted HSPS offer holders who had nonetheless missed their offers from the 2012/2013 to the 2016/2017 admissions cycles. This list merely needs take the format of: 'College A, College B, College C, etc.'

Please let me know if any clarification is required.

Yours faithfully,
John Dimitroulopoulos

FOI, University of Cambridge

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Regards,

Freedom of Information Office
University of Cambridge
Registrary's Office, The Old Schools
Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN
T: (01223 7)64142
F: (01223 3)32332
E: [email address]

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