BSc Economics Statistics

Rajeev Singh made this Freedom of Information request to University College London

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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)

Yours faithfully,
Rajeev S.

Finance.FOI Requests, University College London

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Dear Mr Singh,


We have completed the compilation of information in response to your


We can confirm that we do hold the information of the description
specified in your request and this information is given attached.


As you can see, exact counts of four or less and the results of the
enrolled students have been withheld because these are personal data of
third parties or, if linked with other personal identifiers in the public
domain, would be likely to become personal data. This information has been
withheld under section 40(2) of the FOIA by virtue of s40 (3)(a)(i).


Section 40(2) of the FOIA allows a public authority to withhold
information under the FOIA where (i) the requested information is personal
data relating to someone other than the requester and (ii) its disclosure
would breach any of the data protection principles. In this case we
believe that the requested information could relate to and identify
individual applicants and would be considered as their personal data. The
disclosure of this personal data would not be within the reasonable
expectations of the individuals concerned and it would be unfair to do so;
this therefore breaches the first data protection principle.


It is for these reasons that this information is exempt under section
40(2) of the Act.


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