Bury College’s exceptional track record of advanced level achievement continues with significant numbers of students achieving 100% pass rates and Triple Distinctions. Students are on target to equal last years’ achievement of 800 progressing to university.

An initial study of the results indicates:

  • 65 Advanced Level 3 courses achieving 100% pass rates
  • 193 students achieving Triple Star Distinctions
  • 362 students achieving Triple Distinctions or above
  • An excellent pass rate of 98% for advanced level courses
  • Students on target to match last years’ achievement of 800 progressing to university.

Once again, significant numbers of our students have successfully secured university places, at universities throughout the country, including:

Bolton, East Anglia, Edge Hill, Huddersfield, Keele, Lancaster, Leeds, Lincoln, Manchester, Newcastle, Northampton, Nottingham, Salford, Stirling, Swansea.

The wide range of university courses Bury College students plan to study includes: 

Biochemistry, Zoology, Applied Medical Sciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Mathematics, Classics and English, Law, Geography and Spanish, Psychology, Criminology and Sociology, Computer Forensics and Security, Computer Networks and Security, Veterinary Nursing, Public Services, Applied Sport and Exercise Science, Sport Rehabilitation, Adult Nursing, Marketing Management, International Tourism Management, Fashion Design, Textiles, Games Design, Film Studies, Animation, Software Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering.

Many of our other students have secured jobs, including valuable Apprenticeship jobs, or will be using the employability skills gained during their studies at the college in order to pursue their careers.

A Level subjects with 100% success rates include:

Further Mathematics, English Language and Literature, Film Studies, History, Ancient History, Art, Craft and Design, Dance, Graphic Design, Media, Photography, Information Technology, Law, French, German, Environmental Science.

Advanced Level Vocational subjects with 100% success rates include:

Applied Science, Business, Travel and Tourism, Sport, Animal Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Dental Nursing, Public Services, Women’s Hairdressing, Food and Beverage Supervision, Professional Cookery, Music, Music Technology, Music Practice, Performing Arts, Art and Design, Games Design, Interactive Media, Creative Media Production, Carpentry and Joinery, Plumbing, Information Technology, Engineering.

Bury College Principal Charlie Deane is delighted;

“Bury College is extremely proud of the efforts, achievements and successes of our students and staff. Hundreds of learners will now be progressing to university or employment as a result of the high grades they have achieved in their A Levels and Advanced Level Vocational courses. 

These remarkable achievements clearly support the recognition in the 2017 Department for Education performance tables that Bury College is one of the top five Further Education Colleges in the country for Advanced Level 3 vocational progress.

In addition to our students’ achievements, learners have benefitted from a strong preparation for their continuing education and employment and are equipped with vital skills they need to take on the challenges of their future careers and studies. 

I wish all Bury College students every success at university or in their chosen career.”

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