The tables below show some of the most popular destinations and courses of leavers in 2016, following their time at Acorn House. We are very proud to be able to send our students, in most cases, to their chosen courses at excellent universities throughout the UK and here in London.

For more information on how we prepare our students for university success, please see our pages on University Entry.

Most popular universities
London City University
Imperial College
King's College London
Queen Mary University
University of Roehampton
University College London
University of Westminster
Most popular courses
Biomedical Sciences
Biological Sciences
Economics
Pharmacy
Computer Science
Law
Psychology
 

Students at Acorn are very focused on vocational university courses. Last year, 91% of our students continued on to higher education, most of whom now study various degree courses. The most popular destination for students from Acorn House include top universities in and around London, and other Russel Group universities across the country.

Student Destinations Pie Chart

Over a third of our leavers gain places in Sciences, including subjects such as Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Pharmacy, and Dentistry. Over 20% go on to do degrees in Finance-related subjects, such as Business studies, Economics, and Accounting. Other popular choices include Psychology and Law, with a growing number of students choosing this career path.

Acorn Most Popular University Subjects

 

A Focus on Medicine and Medical Sciences

Since 1999, Acorn House College has been known to provide special support for students who want to go on to study Medical Sciences. Especially Medicine and Dentistry are often the destinations of our students. Through our Medical Sciences Programme, each of those students receives the support they need. Over the years, we have sent many students to prestigious universities such as Imperial College, King’s College, Sheffield University, and Queen Mary University.

 

Success Stories

Acorn House aims to give every student that comes through our doors the opportunities and support they need to empower them to go on to the best possible next step in their academic careers. Below are some accounts of recent successful students who have gone on to pursue their subjects at top UK universities.

Gurleen

Subjects:

Panjabi – A*, Business Studies – A, Psychology – A, Sociology – A, Religious Studies – (AS Level)

Destination: Psychology (BSc) at Queen Mary University London.

Aaron

Subjects:

Mathematics – A, Further Mathematics – A, Economics – A, Chemistry – B (AS Level)

Destination: Mathematics (BSc) at King’s College London.

 

Ali

Subjects:

Mathematics – A, Further Mathematics – A,  Physics – B, Economics – B

Destination: Decided to take a Gap Year.

Hira

Subjects:

Biology – A, Mathematics – A, Psychology – B, Chemistry – C

Destination: Biomedical Sciences (BSc) at The University of Surrey.

 

Oni

Subjects:

Mathematics – A, Biology – A, Chemistry – B, Psychology – B

Destination: Psychology (BSc) at Cardiff University.

Rajveer

Subjects:

Mathematics – A*, Further Mathematics – A, Physics – B

Destination: Geophysics (BSc) at Imperial College London.

 

Bilal

Subjects:

Mathematics – A, Biology – A, Chemistry – A

Destination: Dental Surgery (BDS) at Newcastle University.

Oyinda

Subjects:

Mathematics – A, Economics – A

Destination: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Durham University.

 

Sarah

Subjects:

Mathematics – A, Biology – A, Chemistry – B

Destination: Pharmacy (MPharm) at King’s College London.

Maryam

Subjects:

Biology – A, Chemistry – B, Mathematics – B

Destination: Applied Medical Sciences (BSc) at University College London.