Dear University College London,
Could you please provide the following information for the BSc Economics (L100), BSc Economics with a Year Abroad (L101) and BSc Economics with a Placement Year (L102) courses over the past 5 years:
1) Number of applications from students with Advanced Placement (AP) qualifications
2) Number of offers made to students with Advanced Placement (AP) qualifications
3) Number of applications from students with International Baccalaureate (IB) qualifications
4) Number of offers made to students with International Baccalaureate (IB) qualifications
5) Number of applications and number of offers by nationality
6) Number of applications and number of offers by domicile (not nationality)
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