Academic Results

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, senior students are given the choice of completing the IB Diploma or the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA). In 2019, Queen Margaret College achieved excellent academic results in both qualifications.

IB Diploma and NCEA 2019 Provisional Results

IB DiplomaQMC Results
Students awarded IBD95%
Average points (out of 45)34.2
World average (out of 45)28.5
Candidates scoring 40+ (out of 45)5


Level 198%
Level 299%
Level 396%

Scholarships 2019

In 2019, our Year 13 students were offered the following scholarships totalling over $200,000:

  • University of Canterbury ‘Go Canterbury’ Scholarship
  • University of Otago Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Otago Performance Entrance Scholarship
  • University of Otago Vice-Chancellor’s Entrance Scholarship
  • University of Otago Māori and Pacific Peoples’ Scholarship
  • University of Otago Donna-Rose McKay Entrance Scholarship
  • University of Otago Foundation for Knox College and Salmond College Scholarship
  • University of Otago New Frontiers Sustained Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Otago New Frontiers Excellence Scholarship
  • Victoria University of Wellington Tangiwai Scholarships
  • Victoria University of Wellington Kahotea Scholarship
  • Waikato University Man Kaewa Scholarship
  • Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania, USA – academic and athletic scholarship

Destinations 2020

New Zealand

  • Massey University, Wellington and Palmerston North
  • University of Auckland
  • University of Canterbury, Christchurch
  • University of Otago, Dunedin
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • University of Canterbury
  • Electrical apprenticeship
  • Professional sport
  • Film School, Wellington


  • Gap year
  • University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • McGill University, Canada
  • Seton Hill University, Pennsylvania, USA