PPE Undergraduate (Integrated masters) requirements and statistics

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Dear University of Edinburgh,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following for the PPE undergraduate programme for 2020/21, 2019/20 and 2018/19 admission cycles:

1. Percentage of international student applicants given a offer/place into the course
2. Percentage of students attending the course which were international student applicants
3. Percentage of students attending the course with Maths As or A2 qualification (either domestic or international advanced level qualification)
4. Percentage of students accepted onto the course with no Maths As or A2, given that they were taking A Levels or IAL’s
5. Average offer for International student applicants with A Levels / International A Levels

Yours faithfully,

Tomas Pixa

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DOCHERTY Gemma, University of Edinburgh

Dear Tomas,

 

Thank you for your email of 7 October 2021 requesting undergraduate
admissions statistics for PPE.

 

The University of Edinburgh is a global university, rooted in Scotland. We
are globally recognised for our research, development and innovation and
we have provided world[1]class teaching to our students for more than 430
years. We are the largest university in Scotland and in 2019/20 our annual
revenue was £1.12 billion, of which £296 million was research income. We
have over 44,000 students and over 15,000 staff. We are a founding member
of the UK's Russell Group of leading research universities and a member of
the League of European Research Universities.

 

Undergraduate PPE admissions statistics

 

You asked for admissions data relating to the MA (Hons) in Philosophy,
Politics and Economics from 2018/19 to 2020/21. Please note that this is
an undergraduate Honours degree programme and not an integrated masters
programme. The first year that this programme was taught at the University
of Edinburgh was 2020/21 so data to one academic year only. I have defined
international students as any student domiciled in any country outside of
the UK.

 

You requested:

 

1.       Percentage of international student applicants given a
offer/place into the course

 

-          22% of international applicants were made an offer for the
programme. 3% of international applicants were made a final UF offer and
were eligible for a place.

 

2.       Percentage of students attending the course which were
international student applicants

 

-          23% of Unconditional Firm applicants, applicants eligible for
entry, were international students.

 

3.       Percentage of students attending the course with Maths As or A2
qualification (either domestic or international advanced level
qualification)

 

-          All students attending the course and taking A Levels had
achieved an A Level in Mathematics as it is an entry requirement for the
degree.

 

4.       Percentage of students accepted onto the course with no Maths As
or A2, given that they were taking A Levels or IAL’s

 

-          0%

 

5.       Average offer for International student applicants with A Levels
/ International A Levels

 

-          The average offer for an international student was ABB at A
Level including Mathematics.

 

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Gemma Docherty

 

 

Gemma Docherty

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