L100 Economics Application Statistics - Leeds 2018

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Dear University of Leeds,

May I please request the following information for the entry years of 2016, 2017 and 2018 for the L100 Economics course at the University of Leeds:

1) Number of Applicants
2) Number of Offers Made
3) Number of Unconditional Offers Made
4) Number of Places
5) Mean number of A* predicted grades for those sitting the A-Level, of whom received an offer
6) Mean number of A* achieved grades for those who sat the A-Level, of whom received an offer
7) Mean number of A* achieved grades at GCSE, of whom received an offer
8) Number of offer holders who bear Further Mathematics as a fourth A-Level

Yours faithfully,

David Summers

Tracey Crombie,

Dear Mr Summers

I can confirm receipt of the request below, dated 24 May 2018 at 21:52. 

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Jenny Foggin,

Dear Mr Summers,

 

Please find below requested data for 2016 and 2017 entry for L100
Economics course at Leeds University Business School. I am afraid that we
do not hold information that would enable us to respond to questions 5 and
7; we have no reason to retain this data and our data retention policy is
very clear that we should only keep personal data if it is strictly
necessary for our own purposes.  

 

1) Number of Applicants

2016: 1083           2017: 1363

2) Number of Offers Made

2016: 940             2017:1026

3) Number of Unconditional Offers Made

2016: 204             2017: 264

4) Number of Places

2016: 109             2017: 134

5) Mean number of A* predicted grades for those sitting the A-Level, of
whom received an offer

6) Mean number of A* achieved grades for those who sat the A-Level, of
whom received an offer

2016: 1.43 A* per 3 A-levels presented (156 applicants in
total)                   2017: 1.42 A* per 3 A-levels presented (173
applicants in total)

7) Mean number of A* achieved grades at GCSE, of whom received an offer

8) Number of offer holders who bear Further Mathematics as a fourth
A-Level

2016: 25                2017: 14

 

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Jenny

 

Jenny Foggin

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Legal Adviser’s Office

The University of Leeds

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Dear Jenny Foggin,

Thank you very much for your swift and thorough response.

Yours sincerely,

David Summers