Dentistry

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Edward Phillips

Dear University of Bristol,

I am writing regarding the admission policy and selection process for home applicants to the undergraduate BDS Dentistry (A206).

Please may you answer the following

1- Number of applicants
2- Number of applicants who have been invited for interview
3- Number of applicants who have received an offer
4- What was the minimum cut-off GCSE and A-level grades to be invited for interview?
5- What was the UKCAT cut-off score to be invited for interview?
6- List GCSE grades for applicants who have been invited for interview
7- List of A-level predicted grades for applicants who have been invited for interview
8- List of UKCAT scores for applicants who have been invited for interview
9- How each component of UCAS (GCSE grades, A-level predicted grades, personal statement, reference) and UKCAT score are used or contribute to give overall score for invitation of applicants for interview?
10- How each component of UCAS (GCSE grades, A-level predicted grades, personal statement, and reference), UKCAT score and the interview score are used or contribute to make an offer?

Yours faithfully,

Edward Phillips

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SecOInformation Governance, University of Bristol

Dear Mr Phillips

The University has received your request for information below about BDS
Dentistry and assigned it the reference FOI21-337.

Please could you advise the year (or years) you would like us to
investigate ie 2020 - unfortunately, without this information, we will not
be able to consider your request.

 

Please note that under section 43(2) of the Act, we are exempt
from releasing current/2021 data (please let me know if you require more
information about this), so the year(s) you choose will need to be 2020 or
earlier, please.

 

 

 

To: SecOInformation Governance ([University of Bristol request email])
From: Edward Phillips ([FOI #769197 email])
Title: Freedom of Information request - Dentistry
Sent: 28/06/2021 13:54

Dear University of Bristol,

I am writing regarding the admission policy and selection process for home
applicants to the undergraduate BDS Dentistry (A206).

Please may you answer the following

1- Number of applicants
2- Number of applicants who have been invited for interview
3- Number of applicants who have received an offer
4- What was the minimum cut-off GCSE and A-level grades to be invited for
interview?
5- What was the UKCAT cut-off score to be invited for interview?
6- List GCSE grades for applicants who have been invited for interview
7- List of A-level predicted grades for applicants who have been invited
for interview
8- List of UKCAT scores for applicants who have been invited for interview
9- How each component of UCAS (GCSE grades, A-level predicted grades,
personal statement, reference) and UKCAT score are used or contribute to
give overall score for invitation of applicants for interview?
10- How each component of UCAS (GCSE grades, A-level predicted grades,
personal statement, and reference), UKCAT score and the interview score
are used or contribute to make an offer?

Yours faithfully,

Edward Phillips

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Edward Phillips

Dear SecOInformation Governance,
Please may I have the data on 2019 and 2020

Yours sincerely,

Edward Phillips

SecOInformation Governance, University of Bristol

Thank you Mr Phillips - we will now investigate your request on that
basis.

 

Regards,

 

FOI Team

University of Bristol

To: SecOInformation Governance ([University of Bristol request email])
From: Edward Phillips ([FOI #769197 email])
Title: Re: Freedom of Information request - Dentistry [reference
FOI21-337]
Re: Freedom of Information request - Dentistry [reference
FOI21-337](Id nr.: 1193697)
Sent: 28/06/2021 17:56

Dear SecOInformation Governance,
Please may I have the data on 2019 and 2020

Yours sincerely,

Edward Phillips

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Dear Mr Philips,

Freedom of Information Request (our reference FOI21-337)

We refer to your Freedom of Information request dated 28^th June.

You requested the following information:

 

“I am writing regarding the admission policy and selection process for
home applicants to the undergraduate BDS Dentistry (A206).

Please may you answer the following

1- Number of applicants
2- Number of applicants who have been invited for interview
3- Number of applicants who have received an offer
4- What was the minimum cut-off GCSE and A-level grades to be invited for
interview?
5- What was the UKCAT cut-off score to be invited for interview?
6- List GCSE grades for applicants who have been invited for interview
7- List of A-level predicted grades for applicants who have been invited
for interview
8- List of UKCAT scores for applicants who have been invited for interview
9- How each component of UCAS (GCSE grades, A-level predicted grades,
personal statement, reference) and UKCAT score are used or contribute to
give overall score for invitation of applicants for interview?
10- How each component of UCAS (GCSE grades, A-level predicted grades,
personal statement, and reference), UKCAT score and the interview score
are used or contribute to make an offer?

Please may I have the data on 2019 and 2020”

University’s Response

 

Further to Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the “Act”) we
confirm that the information requested is held by the University of
Bristol (the “University”).

Please find answers to Qs 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 in the report attached. We
cannot provide list of individual scores as this is personal information
and exempt from disclosure under section 40 of the Act. We have provided
the top 5 GSCE combinations and average A-level and UCAT scores as an
alternative.

In respect of questions 4, 5, 9 and 10, we did not have a minimum score
for GCSEs and A-levels (or equivalent), or for UCAT scores, to invite to
interview in 2019 or 2020 cycles; these two areas each received a score
which formed part of the overall score for inviting to interview, as
described in our admissions statements for [1]2019 and [2]2020. The
proportions that these components counted towards the final score for
interview changed, but the process itself was the same. The admissions
statements show the relative contributions of each component listed for
each year.

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