Best ever A-Level results for Milton Keynes College

 
Thu 16 Aug 2012

Students at Milton Keynes College have achieved the best ever A-Level results in the College’s  thirty year history.

These include:

  • 100% pass rates in twelve out of fifteen subjects including English, Maths, Physics, Economics and Philosophy.
  • The overall pass rate is 98%.
  • Half of all Law and Psychology students achieved A or B grades and many will be continuing their studies in the subjects at University.
  • All students studying for the Subsidiary Diploma in Forensic Science (taken alongside their A-Level subjects) passed with 70% achieving Distinctions or Merits.  In the same subject at AS-Level 100% passed the qualification
  • AS-Level results overall were a massive 10% better than in 2011 with 100% pass rates in Physics, Psychology, History and Economics.

Milton Keynes College CEO and Principal Dr. Julie Mills says, “These are fantastic results and staff and students alike can feel very proud.  I am delighted that students in the Academic Studies Department have done so well and see their performance as yet more evidence of the importance for Milton Keynes College of offering A-Level courses for those who want to study in a more adult learning environment before progressing to university or a career.”

While many of the students will continue their education at university some leavers are going on to apprenticeships while others will take up jobs in the police, the military, industry and business.

Meanwhile, for those who have not achieved their desired grades, the College’s teaching and tutorial teams, careers and UCAS specialists will be on hand throughout the day to offer help and advice to students. 

For people who have not yet decided on their next step into Higher Education and want to find out more  about the exciting new range of Higher National Diploma courses on offer, the College is holding an Open Day today, Thursday 16th August,  between 10am-4pm at UCMK, 200 Silbury Boulevard Milton Keynes, MK9 1LT Tel: 01908 688223.

For those interested in studying A Levels or for other qualifications, the College is holding Open Days on 23rd or 24th August, 10am – 4pm at Chaffron Way campus
http://www.mkcollege.ac.uk/about-us/events/

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