Admissions Statistics for Physics Postgraduate research degrees

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Dear University of Cambridge,

I would like to request the following information for the years 2021, 2020 and 2019:

1. Number of applicants, offers made, and their respective previous university and degree for the MPhil in Physics.

2. Number of applicants, offers made, and their respective previous university and degree for the PhD in Physics.

3. Number of applicants, offers made, and their respective previous university and degree for the PhD in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

4. Number of applicants who have been awarded a 3rd, 2.2, 2.1 and 1st class (or equivalent) at their previous university for the MPhil in Physics, and for each of these classifications, the number of applicants who were made offers.

5. Number of applicants who have been awarded a 3rd, 2.2, 2.1 and 1st class (or equivalent) at their previous university for the PhD in Physics, and for each of these classifications, the number of applicants who were made offers.

6. Number of applicants who have been awarded a 3rd, 2.2, 2.1 and 1st class (or equivalent) at their previous university for the PhD in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, and for each of these classifications, the number of applicants who were made offers.

Yours faithfully,

Simon Smith

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Information Compliance Office
University of Cambridge
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Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN
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