Dear University of Warwick,

under the Freedom of Information act, I would like to know for every postgraduate programme (both taught and research) for the 2021/22, 2020/21, 2019/20, 2018/19 and 2017/18 admission cycles:

- the programme name,
- the programme code,
- the number of applications,
- the number of offers made,
- the number of acceptances.

Please provide the data in an excel spreadsheet.

Yours faithfully,
Peter Cui

infocompliance, Resource, University of Warwick

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infocompliance, Resource, University of Warwick

Hi Peter,

 

Thank you for your request to access information from the University of
Warwick.

 

To comply with your request, please clarify the following:

 

• Please confirm if you would like the requested dataset on
applications, offers and acceptances by course level or as a total,
noting that overall figures relating to Postgraduate courses by
department can be found online via the following link: - [1]academic
statistics webpages. These pages provide statistical information about
university admissions, student enrolment and degree classifications
dating back to the 2012/13 academic year. The drop-down functions on
the right-hand side can be filtered by year, department, nationality,
etc..

 

We will be unable to progress your request until you have provided the
requested clarification; and the 20 working days timeframe for us to
provide a response will not begin until we have received your
clarification.

 

If we do not hear from you, we will close your request in 20 working days.

 

Kind regards,

 

Legal and Compliance Services

 

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Dear University of Warwick,

Many thanks for your reply, I would like this dataset at the individual course level with the individual course codes.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Cui

infocompliance, Resource, University of Warwick

Hi Peter,

Thank you for your request to access information from the University of Warwick.

To comply with your request, please the admissions department has requested for the following clarification:

• Please could you clarify what you mean by ‘accepted’? Do you mean the number of applicants who accepted their offer or the number of offer holders who subsequently enrolled? The distinction is that an applicant may accept an offer but never actually enrol on the course. As such, please confirm whether you are interested in (1) number of offers accepted by applicants or (2) number of enrolments?

• The University is unable to provide admissions data for applicants for entry onto courses starting in the 2022/23 academic year as the current admissions cycle is not yet complete. The University will not be in a position to provide this until after the enrolment data is available for the 2022/23 academic year for the various cohorts of students which is usually at the start of November in each given year. Are you therefore happy to proceed with data for only 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018?

We will be unable to progress your request until you have provided the requested clarification; and the 20 working days timeframe for us to provide a response will not begin until we have received your clarification.

If we do not hear from you, we will close your request in 20 working days.

Kind regards,

Legal and Compliance Services

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Dear Legal & Compliance team

Many thanks for your reply. Please see my answers below:

• Please could you clarify what you mean by ‘accepted’? Do you mean the number of applicants who accepted their offer or the number of offer holders who subsequently enrolled? The distinction is that an applicant may accept an offer but never actually enrol on the course. As such, please confirm whether you are interested in (1) number of offers accepted by applicants or (2) number of enrolments?

=> the number of enrolments.

• The University is unable to provide admissions data for applicants for entry onto courses starting in the 2022/23 academic year as the current admissions cycle is not yet complete. The University will not be in a position to provide this until after the enrolment data is available for the 2022/23 academic year for the various cohorts of students which is usually at the start of November in each given year. Are you therefore happy to proceed with data for only 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018?

=> Yes, please proceed with data for 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018. Are you able to send the updated data at the end of November or do I need to submit a separate request for that?

Thanks again for your help.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Cui

infocompliance, Resource, University of Warwick

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Hi Peter

 

Thank you for your email dated 07 September 2022 requesting information
from the University of Warwick under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
2000. Please find attached the University’s response.

 

Kind regards

 

Legal and Compliance Services