Postgraduate admission statistics 2020, 2021, 2022 entry

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Dear University College London,

I would be very grateful if you can kindly provide the following data for 2019/20, 2020/201, 2021/22 admission cycles in excel format:

1. List of all postgraduate programs (including MSc, M Arch, MA, MRes programs)
2. Numbers of Chinese nationality applications (each specific program)
3. Numbers of Chinese nationality offers made (each specific program)
4. Acceptances of Chinese nationality(each specific program)

Yours faithfully,

Meteor Gao

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Dear University College London,

I want to change my requests. I would be very grateful if you can kindly provide the following data for 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24 admission cycles in excel format:

1. List of all postgraduate programs (including MSc, M Arch, MA, MRes programs)
2. Numbers of Chinese nationality applications (each specific program)
3. Numbers of Chinese nationality offers made (each specific program)
4. Acceptances of Chinese nationality(each specific program)

Yours faithfully,

Meteor Gao

Finance.FOI Requests, University College London

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Dear Meteor Gao

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request of 19^th June 2023.

 

We have completed the compilation of information in response to your
request for the following information about UCL’s Postgraduate admission
statistics for the 2021/22, 2022/23 and 2023/24 admission cycles:

 

 1. List of all postgraduate programs (including MSc, M Arch, MA, MRes
programs)
 2. Numbers of Chinese nationality applications (each specific program)
 3. Numbers of Chinese nationality offers made (each specific program)
 4. Acceptances of Chinese nationality(each specific program)

 

We can confirm that we do hold information of the description specified in
your request and this information is provided in the attached spreadsheet
as requested.

 

 

As you will see within the attached spreadsheet, where the number of
applications, offers and acceptances is five or fewer, the information has
been withheld.  This information has been withheld because, with such low
numbers, even providing the information without names, there is a risk the
individuals may be identifiable which means that these are personal data
of third parties, or if linked with other personal identifiers in the
public domain, would be likely to become personal data.  This information
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