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

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Table 15 : Total qualifications attained by leavers at SCQF level 7, by subject, grade and gender: 2006/07

Male

Female

All Passes

A

B

C

A

B

C

All

% of all leavers

Mathematics

296

247

306

194

216

206

1,465

2.5

Chemistry

213

213

236

184

216

167

1,229

2.1

Biology

71

95

146

169

232

280

993

1.7

Music

202

154

81

247

164

103

951

1.6

Art and Design

58

60

81

225

212

277

913

1.6

English

33

96

151

51

178

381

890

1.5

Physics

275

227

201

85

51

39

878

1.5

Geography

22

86

128

44

112

128

520

0.9

History

55

77

99

71

82

126

510

0.9

Modern Studies

35

57

47

82

112

92

425

0.7

Graphic Communication

117

112

68

51

38

28

414

0.7

French

20

20

20

61

80

89

290

0.5

Computing Studies

47

60

71

7

12

17

214

0.4

Drama

7

12

15

23

30

54

141

0.2

Religious Studies

5

15

4

18

22

19

83

0.1

German

14

5

8

20

12

23

82

0.1

Business Management

-

8

24

1

14

24

71

0.1

Spanish

6

3

9

11

17

13

59

0.1

Technological Studies

18

19

15

2

2

1

57

0.1

Other

35

28

39

60

45

45

252

0.4

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 7. These are: Physical Education, Accounting & Finance, Information Systems, Classical Studies, Product Design, Gaidhlig, Italian, Home Economics, Gaelic (Learners), Administration, Economics, Latin, Sociology, Philosophy, Media Studies, and Russian.