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Summary of Employment Patterns for all courses

These tables provide an overview of the 'First Destinations' of the 2013 cohort of UL graduates, by course. (Clicking on the individual courses gives graduate profiles and typical job titles for the course).

Summary of results for primary degree courses 2013

Degree Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Aeronautical Engineering 37% 26% 16% 0% 21% 19 22
Applied Languages 44% 28% 28% 0% 0% 25 30
Applied Physics 11% 22% 67% 0% 0% 9 10
Architecture in Architecture 42% 46% 0% 4% 8% 24 24
Arts (Joint Honours) 23% 15% 54% 0% 8% 39 47
Biomedical and Advanced Materials 33% 0% 67% 0% 0% 3 3
Biomedical Engineering 58% 4% 38% 0% 0% 24 25
Business Studies 60% 8% 27% 1% 4% 246 303
Business Studies with French 31% 54% 8% 0% 8% 13 15
Business Studies with German 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Civil Engineering 44% 40% 16% 0% 0% 25 29
Computer Aided Engineering and Design 33% 33% 33% 0% 0% 3 3
Computer Engineering 60% 0% 40% 0% 0% 5 7
Computer Systems 72% 8% 12% 0% 8% 25 26
Construction Management and Engineering 38% 44% 13% 6% 0% 16 19
Digital Media Design 30% 50% 0% 0% 20% 10 12
Economics and Mathematical Sciences 20% 0% 60% 0% 20% 5 5
Economics and Sociology 54% 23% 23% 0% 0% 13 15
Electronic Engineering 33% 33% 33% 0% 0% 6 8
Electronics 40% 0% 20% 0% 40% 5 5
Energy 55% 0% 36% 0% 9% 22 25
Engineering Science (With Minor Option) 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
English and History 19% 19% 57% 0% 5% 37 46
Environmental Science 55% 10% 21% 0% 14% 29 35
Equine Science 54% 23% 23% 0% 0% 13 18
European Studies 14% 29% 43% 14% 0% 7 9
Financial Mathematics 80% 0% 20% 0% 0% 5 7
Food Science and Health 50% 19% 19% 0% 13% 16 21
Health and Safety 58% 16% 11% 5% 11% 19 21
Health Informatics 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 3
Health Sciences 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
History Politics Sociology and Social Studies 39% 14% 39% 0% 7% 28 35
Industrial Biochemistry 56% 19% 13% 0% 13% 16 17
International Insurance and European Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Irish and New Media 29% 0% 43% 0% 29% 7 11
Irish Music and Dance 33% 28% 39% 0% 0% 18 25
Journalism and New Media 42% 17% 21% 0% 21% 24 28
Language and Cultural Studies 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Languages Literature and Film 14% 29% 43% 14% 0% 7 11
Law and Accounting 56% 2% 42% 0% 0% 50 57
Law and European Studies 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Laws (Graduate Entry) 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 2 5
Laws (Law Plus) 31% 19% 47% 0% 3% 36 64
Manufacturing Engineering 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Manufacturing Systems 83% 0% 0% 0% 17% 6 6
Mathematical Sciences 67% 11% 11% 0% 11% 9 9
Mechanical Engineering 64% 6% 28% 0% 3% 36 42
Medicine and Surgery (Graduate Entry) 66% 33% 1% 0% 0% 80 89
Midwifery 85% 0% 0% 0% 15% 13 17
Mobile Communications and Security 75% 8% 17% 0% 0% 12 13
Multimedia and Computer Games Development 47% 27% 20% 0% 7% 15 17
Music, Media and Performance Technology 38% 35% 19% 0% 8% 26 36
New Media and English 30% 33% 28% 0% 10% 40 48
Nursing (General) 43% 54% 0% 4% 0% 28 49
Nursing (Intellectual Disability) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9 18
Nursing (Mental Health) 91% 0% 9% 0% 0% 11 18
Pharmacuetical and Industrial Chemistry 63% 0% 25% 0% 13% 8 13
Physiotherapy 55% 40% 5% 0% 0% 20 28
Politics and International Relations 27% 18% 45% 0% 9% 11 14
Product Design and Technology 57% 18% 11% 7% 7% 28 34
Production Management 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Psychology 33% 11% 50% 0% 6% 18 21
Psychology and Sociology 27% 27% 33% 0% 13% 15 19
Public Administration 28% 36% 24% 0% 12% 25 31
Robotics Engineering 75% 0% 25% 0% 0% 4 5
Sport and Exercise Science 44% 12% 37% 0% 7% 43 60
Voice and Dance 43% 36% 21% 0% 0% 14 15
Wood Science and Technology 36% 14% 29% 0% 21% 14 22
Overall Average 49% 19% 26% 1% 6% 1349 1682

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Summary of results for teacher education courses

Degree Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
(Education) in Biological Science 30% 53% 18% 0% 0% 40 46
(Education) in Materials and Architectural Technology 40% 45% 8% 4% 4% 53 76
(Education) in Materials and Engineering Technology 53% 32% 3% 5% 8% 38 57
(Education) Physical Science 33% 33% 33% 0% 0% 3 6
Arts (Education) in Languages 63% 25% 0% 0% 13% 8 9
Physical Education 67% 20% 11% 0% 2% 45 65
Overall Average 48% 37% 10% 2% 4% 187 259

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Total results for all primary degree courses 2013

Degree Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Overall Average 49% 21% 24% 1% 6% 1536 1941

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Summary of results for certificates and diplomas

Certificates and Diplomas Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Equine Science 0% 0% 67% 0% 33% 3 3
Equine Science 0% 33% 67% 0% 0% 3 3
Higher Exercise and Health Fitness 60% 20% 10% 0% 10% 10 11
Higher Exercise and Health Fitness 33% 33% 0% 33% 0% 3 5
Music and Dance 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 2 2
Overall Average 33% 24% 29% 5% 10% 21 24

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Summary of results for graduate diploma courses

Graduate Diploma Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Business and English as a Foreign Language 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 4 4
Chemical Engineering 33% 22% 33% 0% 11% 9 11
Clinical Therapies (Physiotherapy) 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 2
Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Computer Engineering 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 3
Computing 50% 25% 17% 0% 8% 12 12
Development 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Economic Analysis 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
English Language Teaching 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1 1
Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Faculty of Education & Health Sciences 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Faculty of Education & Health Sciences 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 3
Gender 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Human Resource Management 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Journalism 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 2 2
Midwifery 80% 0% 20% 0% 0% 5 12
Nursing (Palliative Care) 92% 8% 0% 0% 0% 12 17
Nursing (Peri-Operative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 7
Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6 10
Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10 17
Nursing (Adult Respiratory Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9 11
Professional Education (Business) 58% 34% 3% 0% 5% 38 48
Professional Education (Languages) 65% 24% 0% 0% 12% 17 22
Professional Education (Mathematics Teaching) 76% 18% 0% 0% 6% 17 26
Professional Education (Music) 50% 36% 9% 0% 5% 22 23
Professional Education (Physical Education) 70% 25% 0% 0% 5% 20 25
Professional Education (Technology) 86% 7% 0% 0% 7% 14 18
Quality Management 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Specialist Mechanical Engineering 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
Speech Sciences 0% 0% 50% 0% 50% 2 2
Sports Performance 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 2
Overall Average 65% 20% 8% 0% 6% 219 293

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Summary of results for taught masters courses

Taught Masters Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Advanced Materials 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Applied Physics 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 3
Business Management 80% 15% 0% 0% 5% 20 25
Classical String Performance 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Community Music 20% 80% 0% 0% 0% 5 7
Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies 0% 67% 33% 0% 0% 3 3
Computational Finance 67% 22% 0% 0% 11% 9 9
Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 6 6
Computer and Communications Systems 20% 40% 0% 0% 40% 5 15
Dance 40% 60% 0% 0% 0% 5 5
Dance Performance 22% 67% 0% 0% 11% 9 9
Development 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Economic Analysis 91% 9% 0% 0% 0% 11 11
English 38% 38% 25% 0% 0% 8 10
English Language Teaching 42% 33% 17% 0% 8% 12 16
Ethnochoreology 0% 75% 25% 0% 0% 4 4
Ethnomusicology 20% 60% 0% 0% 20% 5 5
European Politics and Governance 0% 33% 67% 0% 0% 3 3
Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Faculty of Education & Health Sciences 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Finance and Information Systems 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 5
Financial Services 67% 26% 4% 0% 4% 27 40
French 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Gender, Culture and Society 33% 33% 0% 0% 33% 3 4
Health Informatics 56% 44% 0% 0% 0% 9 10
History 50% 25% 25% 0% 0% 4 7
History of Art and Architecture 33% 33% 0% 0% 33% 6 10
History of the Family 38% 25% 38% 0% 0% 8 11
Human Resource Management F/T 46% 46% 0% 0% 8% 13 13
Human Rights in Criminal Justice 25% 38% 13% 0% 25% 8 8
in Aeronautical Engineering 29% 29% 0% 0% 43% 7 8
in Computer Engineering 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 2 2
in Information and Network Security 42% 33% 8% 0% 17% 12 17
in Mechanical Engineering 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 5
Interactive Media 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 7
Interactive Media 33% 50% 0% 0% 17% 6 11
International Entrepreneurship 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
International Entrepreneurship Management 50% 44% 0% 0% 6% 18 22
International Studies 55% 27% 9% 0% 9% 11 11
International Tourism 75% 13% 13% 0% 0% 8 10
Irish - German Studies 20% 60% 20% 0% 0% 5 5
Irish Traditional Music Performance 43% 43% 0% 0% 14% 14 14
Journalism 33% 50% 17% 0% 0% 6 7
Marketing, Consumption and Society 62% 31% 0% 0% 8% 13 16
Master of Laws in Commercial Law 50% 17% 17% 0% 17% 6 8
Master of Laws in Human Rights in Criminal Justice 50% 17% 17% 0% 17% 6 6
Master of Laws(General) 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2 3
Master of Taxation 82% 9% 9% 0% 0% 11 15
Masters of Arts in Music Technology 25% 50% 0% 0% 25% 4 7
Mathematical Modelling 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 4 7
MSc in International Management and Global Business 64% 7% 0% 0% 29% 14 18
Multilingual Computing and Localisation 30% 50% 10% 0% 10% 10 10
Music Technology 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 4 5
Music Therapy 60% 20% 0% 0% 20% 5 5
Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) 40% 0% 60% 0% 0% 5 5
Nursing (Adult Respiratory Care) 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 3 3
Nursing (Intellectual Disability) 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Nursing (Palliative Care) 80% 0% 20% 0% 0% 5 7
Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) 75% 0% 25% 0% 0% 4 8
Nursing / Midwifery 43% 14% 43% 0% 0% 7 8
Occupational Therapy 75% 18% 0% 4% 4% 28 31
Peace and Development Studies 14% 71% 0% 0% 14% 7 12
Politics 67% 0% 0% 0% 33% 3 3
Project Management 81% 6% 0% 0% 13% 16 16
Psychological Science 80% 10% 10% 0% 0% 10 12
Psychology 57% 0% 0% 0% 43% 7 10
Public Administration 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
Quality Management 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 4
Risk Management and Insurance 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 8 10
Ritual Chant and Song 25% 75% 0% 0% 0% 4 4
Sociology (Applied Social Research) 67% 0% 0% 0% 33% 3 4
Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) 56% 22% 11% 0% 11% 9 11
Software Engineering 88% 0% 0% 0% 13% 8 18
Software Engineering and Entrepreneurship 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Speech and Language Therapy 55% 18% 0% 5% 23% 22 30
Sports Performance 67% 20% 7% 0% 7% 15 17
Sustainable Resource Management(Policy and Practice) 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 8 12
Technical Communication and E-Learning 64% 18% 18% 0% 0% 11 12
VLSI Systems 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 6 9
Work and Organisational Behaviour 80% 0% 0% 0% 20% 5 7
Work and Organisational Psychology 57% 14% 14% 0% 14% 7 9
Overall Average 54% 26% 9% 0% 11% 575 735

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Summary of results for research masters courses

Masters Research Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Overall Average 73% 7% 13% 0% 7% 15 21

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Summary of results for PhD courses

PhD Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Overall Average 77% 14% 1% 3% 5% 73 102

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Summary of results for all award categories

All Award Levels Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Overall Average 52% 22% 18% 1% 7% 2441 3118

 

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