Dear London School of Economics,

Please could you confirm how many Singaporean students are enrolled on any Data Science courses over the past 5 years.

Yours faithfully,

J. Y. Tay

GLPD.Info.Rights, London School of Economics

Dear J Y Tay

Can you please confirm exactly which courses and for which years of entry you would like this information for?

This request will be placed on hold until we receive this clarification from you.

Kind regards

Danny

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Dear Danny / GLPD.Info.Rights,

Thank you for your email.

I would like to receive the information for MSc Data Science and MSc Applied Social Data Science from 2014 to 2019.

Yours sincerely,

J. Y. Tay

GLPD.Info.Rights, London School of Economics

Dear Yee

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

There was a single student registered on ASDS in 2018/9 and two students registered on DS, one each in 2017/8 and 2019/20.

Each applicant to LSE is considered on his/her merit and in competition with the rest of the applicant cohort in a given admissions cycle. Each application is viewed holistically; assessing the merit, potential, motivation, skills and qualities of applicants by considering all the information presented on the application form. This includes, but is not limited to, academic achievements and qualifications. The personal statement, academic reference and additional social and educational contextual data also form an important part of the selection process. For more information on exactly what contextual information is used in the admissions decision making process please refer to the Undergraduate Admissions Policy.

If you think that the information provided does not meet your request, contact me on 020 7955 7554 or write to Louise Nadal, School Secretary, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE. We will then review the response to your request and get back to you within 20 working days. You can also contact the Information Commissioner's Office http://www.ico.gov.uk , though they expect the internal review to be carried out before receiving a complaint directly.

The provision of information by the LSE under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 does not imply a right to copy, reproduce publish or otherwise use such information.

Copying or reproducing such information in any way either in whole or in part without prior written consent may be an infringement of copyright or other intellectual property right belonging to the LSE or a third party.

Yours sincerely

Danny Hassell
Executive Assistant to the School Secretary
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street | London | WC2A 2AE

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