LN13 Economics and Finance Application Statistics - Bristol 2018

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Dear University of Bristol,

May I please request the following information for the entry years of 2016, 2017 and 2018 for the LN13 Economics and Finance course at the University of Bristol:

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

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Dear Mr Summers,

 

Freedom of Information Request: (FOI18-282)

 

I refer to your Freedom of Information Request received on 21^st June.
 You requested the following information:

 

Your Request

 

May I please request the following information for the entry years of
2016, 2017 and 2018 for the LN13 Economics and Finance course at the
University of Bristol:

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

 

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 the information requested in the document attached.

 

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Dear University of Bristol FOI mailbox,

Thank you very much for your swift and thorough response.

Yours sincerely,

David Summers