Breakdown of application decision based on MAT score for Mathemtatics and Mathematics and Computer Science, 2019 entry

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Dear University of Oxford,

The following request is under the FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, 2000.

I am making a request for the data that shows the breakdown of the decision making process, sorted by MAT score. The MAT data set in question is the 2018 MAT paper, sat by students applying for Mathematics and Mathematics and Computer Science and Mat

This data request should be formatted so that for each MAT score, from 0 to 100, there are the following percentiles:

What percentage of prospective mathematics and separateley mathematics and computer science students achieved this MAT score?
Of students that attained this score, how many were offered interviews for Maths and how may were offered interview for Maths and Computer Science?
Of students that attained this score, how many were made offers for Maths and how may were offered interview for Maths and Computer Science?
Of students that attained that score, how many were made offers from multiple colleges?

Yours faithfully,

Maria Meadows

FOI, University of Oxford

Dear Maria Meadows

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request, which we have assigned the reference FOI/20190704/2. We aim to provide a substantive response no later than the statutory deadline of 1 August 2019.

The University already publishes some information regarding MAT scores [for example see the 'Feedback' reports at https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/study-here/un.... For reasons of data protection, scores are grouped into bandings of 5% - e.g. 0% to 5%, 6% to 10%, etc. We will need to apply the same method in our response to your request. Please let us know if you have any concerns about this, otherwise we will proceed on this basis.

Kind regards,

Information Compliance Team
Council Secretariat | University of Oxford

University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD

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FOI, University of Oxford

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Dear Maria Meadows

With sincere apologies for the delay, please find the University's
complete response attached.

Kind regards

Information Compliance Team
Vice-Chancellor’s and Registrar’s Office | University of Oxford
University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD

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From: FOI <[University of Oxford request email]>
Sent: 08 July 2019 12:52 PM
To: Maria Meadows <[FOI #587137 email]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Breakdown of application
decision based on MAT score for Mathemtatics and Mathematics and Computer
Science, 2019 entry
 
Dear Maria Meadows

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request, which we have
assigned the reference FOI/20190704/2. We aim to provide a substantive
response no later than the statutory deadline of 1 August 2019.

The University already publishes some information regarding MAT scores
[for example see the 'Feedback' reports at
[1]https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/study-here/un....
For reasons of data protection, scores are grouped into bandings of 5% -
e.g.  0% to 5%, 6% to 10%, etc. We will need to apply the same method in
our response to your request. Please let us know if you have any concerns
about this, otherwise we will proceed on this basis.

Kind regards,

Information Compliance Team
Council Secretariat | University of Oxford

University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD

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