GCSE Grades and A-level Predicted Grades for PPE and Philosophy and Economics

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Dear London School of Economics,

Please could I have as much of the following information as is possible, from entry starting in 2016 and entry starting in 2015 if possible, for your undergraduate PPE and Philosophy and Economics courses:
1) Number of A-level students applying without Maths A-level (assuming UCAS allows this)
2) Percentage offer rate for A-level students applying without predicted (or achieved) A-level grades equal to or greater than the respective course requirements (without extenuating circumstances)
3) Number of A-level students applying without predicted (or achieved) A-level grades equal to or greater than the respective course requirements
4) The highest number of A* grades achieved (without extenuating circumstances) by students who took (I)GCSE exams where none were accepted to the respective course (the highest number of GCSE A*s at which there was a 0% acceptance rate)
5) Number of students, who took (I)GCSEs, applying with the number in (4), or fewer, GCSE A* grades
6) The total number of applicants, excluding those in groups (1) and (3) and (5)
7) Percentage offer rates for each course, excluding candidates in groups (1) and (3) and (5)

Yours faithfully,

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[name removed] (Account suspended)

Dear London School of Economics,

Please could you respond to my earlier request. By law, a prompt response is normally expected.

Yours faithfully,

[personal information removed] [personal information removed]

GLPD.Info.Rights, London School of Economics

Dear [personal information removed],

Your request is due Thursday. We will respond by then.

Regards,
Rachael Maguire
Records Manager
London School of Economics

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GLPD.Info.Rights, London School of Economics

Dear [personal information removed],

 

With reference to your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act, please find below the School's response.

 

1) Number of A-level students applying without Maths A-level (assuming
UCAS allows this)

6) The total number of applicants, excluding those in groups (1) and (3)
and (5)

7) Percentage offer rates for each course, excluding candidates in groups
(1) and (3) and (5)

Are all answered in the tables below.

 

BSc in Philosophy and BSc in Philosophy, Politics
2015/6 Economics and Economics
Total Apps 182 730
Total Offers 62 110
Total A-Level Apps 90 246
Total A-level Offers 40 70
Total A-Level
Unsuccessful 50 176
Total A-Level Applying
without Maths 3 9
BSc in Philosophy and BSc in Philosophy, Politics
2016/7 Economics and Economics
Total Apps 165 814
Total Offers 53 140
Total A-Level Apps 90 256
Total A-level Offers 41 84
Total A-Level
Unsuccessful 49 172
Total A-Level Applying
without Maths 0 6

 

2) Percentage offer rate for A-level students applying without predicted
(or achieved) A-level grades equal to or greater than the respective
course requirements (without extenuating circumstances)

3) Number of A-level students applying without predicted (or achieved)
A-level grades equal to or greater than the respective course requirements

To process the information for questions 2 and 3, collectively but without
including the time spent collating the information for Q1, would breach
the cost limit set in Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

 

4) The highest number of A* grades achieved (without extenuating
circumstances) by students who took (I)GCSE exams where none were accepted
to the respective course (the highest number of GCSE A*s at which there
was a 0% acceptance rate)

5) Number of students, who took (I)GCSEs, applying with the number in (4),
or fewer, GCSE A* grades

The School does not hold the information for questions 4) and 5).

 

If you think that the information provided does not meet your request,
contact me on 020 7849 4622 or write to Robin Hoggard, Director of
Governance, Legal and Policy Division, London School of Economics and
Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE. We will then review
the response to your request and get back to you within 20 working days.
You can also contact the Information Commissioner's Office
[1]http://www.ico.gov.uk/, though they expect the internal review to be
carried out before receiving a complaint directly.

 

The provision of information by the LSE under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 does not imply a right to copy, reproduce publish or otherwise
use such information.

 

Copying or reproducing such information in any way either in whole or in
part without prior written consent may be an infringement of copyright or
other intellectual property right belonging to the LSE or a third party.

 

Yours sincerely,

Rachael Maguire

Records Manager

London School of Economics

 

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[name removed] (Account suspended)

Thank you for your response.

Yours sincerely,

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