Computer Science Admissions Statistics for 2020 entry

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Dear Queens' College, Cambridge,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request you to release the following information for the 2019-2020 UCAS application cycle (2020 entry):
For each Computer Science (G400) applicant:

1. Number of A*s at GCSE
2. A-level subjects and predicted grades
3. Scores achieved at interview (1-10)
4. Score in Paper 1, Paper 2, and the overall score in the CTMUA
5. Score in the CSAT
6. Number of contextual flags met
7. Whether Queens' College made an offer (y/n)
8. If the offer is not made, whether the candidate was pooled (y/n)
9. If the candidate was pooled, whether they were made an offer by another college (y/n)

Yours faithfully,
Jack Z

Jonathan Spence, Queens' College, Cambridge

Dear Jack Z

Further to your request dated 7 February, 2020 under the Freedom of
Information Act, Queens' College is exercising a section 40(2) exemption
here and so are providing summary data.
We had 74 applicants for computer science this year. We made offers to 7
candidates and 2 candidates were made an offer by another college through
the pool.
For candidates to whom we made offers, the number of A* grades at GCSE
ranged from 5 to 11. These candidates were studying Maths, Further Maths,
Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry or Economics at A level. All were
predicted A*A*A*A*. Their interview scores ranged from 6.5 to 9. Their
CTMUA scores ranged from 4.8 to 9.0 in section 1 and 6.5 to 8.1 in section
2. In the CSAT their scores ranged from 37.71 to 76.54. These candidates
had between 0 and 3 contextual flags.
For candidates that we pooled, the number of A* grades at GCSE ranged from
0 to 11. These candidates were studying Maths, Further Maths, Physics,
Computer Science, Chemistry or Psychology at A level. Their predictions
ranged from A*A*A to A*A*A*A*. Their interview scores ranged from 5.5 to
8. Their CTMUA scores ranged from 4.3 to 8.5 for section 1 and 2.5 to 9.0
for section 2. In the CSAT their scores ranged from 22.55 to 81.85. These
candidates had between 0 and 1 contextual flags.
For candidates that we rejected, the number of A* grades at GCSE ranged
from 0 to 11. These candidates were studying Maths, Further Maths,
Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry or Geography at A level. Their
predictions ranged from A*A*AB to A*A*A*A*. Their interview scores ranged
from 4 to 7.5. Their CTMUA scores ranged from 1.0 to 7.4 for section 1 and
1.0 to 7.0 for section 2. In the CSAT their scores ranged from 10 to
53.74. These candidates had between 0 and 5 contextual flags.

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Yours sincerely

Jonathan Spence
Senior Bursar
On 07/02/2020 21:46, Jack Z wrote:

Dear Queens' College, Cambridge,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request you to release the following information for the 2019-2020 UCAS application cycle (2020 entry):
For each Computer Science (G400) applicant:

1. Number of A*s at GCSE
2. A-level subjects and predicted grades
3. Scores achieved at interview (1-10)
4. Score in Paper 1, Paper 2, and the overall score in the CTMUA
5. Score in the CSAT
6. Number of contextual flags met
7. Whether Queens' College made an offer (y/n)
8. If the offer is not made, whether the candidate was pooled (y/n)
9. If the candidate was pooled, whether they were made an offer by another college (y/n)

Yours faithfully,
Jack Z

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