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SQA Attainment and School Leaver Qualifications in Scotland: 2006/07

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Table 14 : Total qualifications attained by leavers at SCQF level 6, by subject, grade and gender: 2006/07

Male

Female

All Passes

A

B

C

A

B

C

All

% of all leavers

English

988

1,861

2,743

1,700

2,815

3,812

13,919

24.1

Mathematics

1,823

1,915

1,467

1,636

1,838

1,586

10,265

17.8

Chemistry

991

932

902

854

949

894

5,522

9.6

History

474

939

843

747

1,204

979

5,186

9.0

Art and Design

338

437

444

1,310

1,372

1,178

5,079

8.8

Physics

1,314

1,267

1,018

581

477

410

5,067

8.8

Biology

507

494

570

918

1,118

1,260

4,867

8.4

Modern Studies

429

533

633

805

1,019

1,006

4,425

7.7

Geography

563

713

860

760

682

673

4,251

7.4

Physical Education

439

1,078

921

185

419

363

3,405

5.9

Music

714

500

292

878

621

377

3,382

5.9

Business Management

325

466

596

526

683

667

3,263

5.6

French

303

164

149

1,032

627

532

2,807

4.9

Computing Studies

454

653

675

151

232

249

2,414

4.2

Graphic Communication

599

525

460

250

263

198

2,295

4.0

Administration

76

120

162

279

524

671

1,832

3.2

Human Biology

157

188

197

324

453

489

1,808

3.1

Drama

37

134

157

177

402

476

1,383

2.4

Product Design

161

273

380

146

194

216

1,370

2.4

Religious Studies

113

121

111

382

328

226

1,281

2.2

Information Systems

97

240

288

60

130

186

1,001

1.7

Accounting & Finance

197

129

117

208

115

141

907

1.6

German

123

64

61

279

193

160

880

1.5

Psychology

30

58

83

127

243

285

826

1.4

Home Economics

6

11

21

104

260

294

696

1.2

Spanish

71

33

33

278

127

94

636

1.1

Technological Studies

145

113

139

14

8

6

425

0.7

Philosophy

36

70

68

65

79

102

420

0.7

Media Studies

24

55

76

49

83

98

385

0.7

Classical Studies

30

20

26

58

39

51

224

0.4

Economics

46

38

44

23

30

33

214

0.4

Photography for the Media

8

18

23

46

29

41

165

0.3

Italian

22

6

7

54

28

17

134

0.2

Sociology

9

6

4

33

30

36

118

0.2

Gaidhlig

14

19

8

27

19

14

101

0.2

Gaelic (Learners)

13

6

10

34

20

12

95

0.2

Latin

5

6

12

15

23

13

74

0.1

Early Education and Childcare

-

1

1

10

30

28

70

0.1

Personal and Social Education

3

5

-

38

16

7

69

0.1

Dance Practice

1

-

-

14

30

21

66

0.1

Other

78

37

18

85

41

49

308

0.5

Notes
Subjects ordered according to total number of qualifications gained
Percentages based on small numbers may be misleading
A dash indicates a value of zero
Other' category may include more than one qualification per leaver
* The 'Other' category comprises subjects with fewer than 50 course passes at SCQF level 6. These are: Politics, Geology, Travel and Tourism, Managing Environmental Resources, Care, Science, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Mechatronics, Arts, Russian, Craft & Design, Visual Arts, Construction and Classical Greek.