MSc Fin., MSc Fin. Mathematics & MSc Finance and Private Equity

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Dear London School of Economics,

Please can you provide the following for these 3 course; MSc Finance (Full time), MSc Financial Mathematics, MSc Finance & Private Equity, for application cycles of 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, and 2016/17.

1. Number of applicants from University College London.
2. Number of offers extended to these applicants.
3. Number of acceptances from these offers.
4. Number of applicants holding a BSc Economics from UCL.
5. Number of offers extended to holders of a BSc Economics from UCL.
6. Number of acceptances from holders of a BSc Economics from UCL.

Yours faithfully,

Dev Singh

GLPD.Info.Rights, London School of Economics

Dear Dev,

I've had a request for confirmation on the following point 3. 'Number of acceptances from these offers'. Does this mean how many accepted their offer or how many registered?

Once we have your clarification we will be able to continue processing your request.

Regards,
Rachael Maguire
Records Manager
London School of Economics

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Dear GLPD.Info.Rights,

Point 3 means 'How many people accepted their offers' (not how many people registered).

Yours sincerely,

Dev Singh

GLPD.Info.Rights, London School of Economics

Dear Dev,

 

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

 

For these 3 programmes; MSc Finance (Full time), MSc Financial
Mathematics, MSc Finance & Private Equity, for application cycles of
2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, and 2016/17.

 

1. Number of applicants from University College London.

2. Number of offers extended to these applicants.

3. Number of acceptances from these offers.

 

2013/4 Number of Number of offers Number of
applicants acceptances
MSc Finance 6 <5 <5
MSc Finance & <5 <5 <5
Private Equity
MSc Financial <5 <5 <5
Mathematics
2014/5 Number of Number of offers Number of
applicants acceptances
MSc Finance 5 <5 <5
MSc Finance & 6 <5 <5
Private Equity
MSc Financial 6 <5 <5
Mathematics
2015/6 Number of Number of offers Number of
applicants acceptances
MSc Finance 7 <5 <5
MSc Finance & <5 <5 <5
Private Equity
MSc Financial 6 <5 <5
Mathematics
2016/7 Number of Number of offers Number of
applicants acceptances
MSc Finance 13 <5 <5
MSc Finance & 9 <5 <5
Private Equity
MSc Financial 6 <5 <5
Mathematics

 

 

4. Number of applicants holding a BSc Economics from UCL.

5. Number of offers extended to holders of a BSc Economics from UCL.

6. Number of acceptances from holders of a BSc Economics from UCL.

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Yours sincerely,

Rachael Maguire

Records Manager

London School of Economics

 

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