We will work with you throughout your time at College to ensure that you get all the support you need with researching your career options, university choices, jobs and apprenticeships and making successful applications.
Traditionally this is the route from sixth form colleges. QMC will help you to enhance your profile and make you a stronger applicant; not just for gaining offers to your preferred universities but also to ensure success when you get there. We will:
Prepare you to study at university:
• Develop independent learning skills
• Manage your own study periods
• Take part in independent research
• Take Enrichment Courses to build your experience and your personal statement
Enable Academic Specialisation
Some career paths clearly require students to have studied particular subjects at Level 3 before being able to study them
at university. QMC acts as a stepping stone to university and enables you to start specialising in chosen fields.
Enable you to gain Generic Qualifications
Studying facilitating subjects at QMC will open up lots of opportunities and allows you to keep your options open.
The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) released figures that demonstrate that a higher percentage of QMC students gained first class or upper class degrees compared to their counterparts in other sixth form colleges and state school sixth-forms
For students studying at the most prestigious Russell Group of universities, 85% of ex-QMC graduates were awarded these classifications, 10% higher than the sixth form college or independent sector averages.
If you’re interested in securing an apprenticeship QMC will help you to enhance your prospects by:
Building a platform of transferable skills:
You’ll be able to transition more comfortably into the world of work, and will be a more attractive candidate to employers.
QMC has strong links with reputable local, national and global companies. Whether or not you plan to go directly into employment, QMC will enhance your profile and help you with:
Building transferable skills, attractive to employers:
• Problem solving
Sponsored Degree Programmes:
Opportunities for students to earn whilst they learn by combining working for highly regarded companies with
studying part time for a degree.