Dear London School of Economics,
Under the FOI act, I request the following information:
For BSc Government (L230), BSc Politics and International Relations (L290), BSc Government and History (LV21) 16/17 and 17/18 entry:
1) How many students failed the conditions of their offer?
2) Of those who missed their entry conditions, what grades did they achieve in their final examinations and why did they miss their offer?
3) Of those who missed their entry conditions, how many were given a place on the course and what grades did they achieve?
Dear London School of Economics,
In addition to the above requests, I would also like the inquire about:
1) Of those who missed their entry conditions, and were given a place on the course, how many with no special circumstances got in?
2) Of those who missed their entry conditions, and were given a place on the course, how many had a home or international fee status?
Can you please confirm your full name so that we can process your request?
My full name is Alyssa Tan (Yi Ji).
We require further clarification to be able to process and respond to this request.
Is this request just for A-Levels or for other qualifications too? If so, which qualifications?
This request will be placed on hold until we receive this confirmation.
I would like to request information on the following qualifications:
Sorry for the inconvenience.
With reference to your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act, please find attached the School's response. I trust that
this spreadsheet provides the information that you require.
Please note: 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,
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is not limited to, academic achievements and qualifications. The personal
statement, academic reference and additional social and educational
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more information on exactly what contextual information is used in the
admissions decision making process please refer to the Undergraduate
If you think that the information provided does not meet your request,
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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
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The London School of Economics and Political Science
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