Admissions statistics for PhD International Relations

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Dear London School of Economics,

Please could you provide admision statistics (past three years) for the MPhil/PhD International Relations programme.

Data to include:
- applications received
- offers made
- part-time offers made
- offers made to students from UK institutions who acheieved a Merit
- offers made to students from UK institutions who acheieved a Distinction

Yours faithfully,

GLPD.Info.Rights, London School of Economics

Dear Will,


Further to your recent FoI request, please find the Schools response


Year Applications Offers (no PT offers made, for more info see Offers Offers made
[1] made to to
applicants applicants
who who
received a received a
Merit Distinction
2019/0 177 14 1 6
2018/9 250 22 2 7
2017/8 218 23 1 5


I would add a slight caveat to this data. The latter columns only include
applicants who supplied their results to us. There may have been other
applicants from UK universities who had offers but did not then take up
their places.


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The London School of Economics and Political Science


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