Isle of Man News - POSTED Thu 06-09-2018

UCM students achieve excellent BTEC results

by TH

UCM students achieve excellent BTEC results - picture

89 per cent of vocational students at the University College Isle of Man recieved a Merit or Distinction this year. 

Of the 85 Level 3 students who completed the Business and Technology Education Council qualifications this year 93 per cent passed.

58 per cent of students gained a Distinction or Distinction* - the equivalent to an A-Level A or A*.

12 students achieved Distinction* in all their subjects, which is equivalent to achieving triple A* at A-Level.

UCM offers 12 BTEC courses within a range of sectors - construction, health and social care, IT, sports, business and hospitality.

Out of the 18 students who completed the Level 3 University of the Arts London (UAL) course, 83 per cent of them passed, with 72 per cent achieving a Merit or a Distinction.

Vice Principal Jo Richardson says: “We are very proud of our students and their remarkable achievements.

"Their success reflects their hard work and dedication, and also the high quality teaching and support that are provided by UCM staff, who are practitioners and experts in their fields.

"We wish all our students all the best in the next phases in their lives, whether it is higher education or their career of choice.” 

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