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Summary of Employment Patterns for all courses

These tables provide an overview of the 'First Destinations' of the 2014 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 2014

Degree Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Aeronautical Engineering 60% 10% 30% 0% 0% 10 11
Applied Languages 48% 24% 27% 0% 0% 33 36
Applied Physics 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Architecture in Architecture 71% 21% 0% 0% 7% 14 18
Arts (Joint Honours) 21% 21% 56% 0% 3% 39 43
Biomedical and Advanced Materials 33% 0% 33% 0% 33% 3 3
Biomedical Engineering 46% 8% 38% 4% 4% 24 24
Business Studies 72% 9% 15% 1% 4% 273 295
Business Studies with French 67% 8% 17% 4% 4% 24 24
Business Studies with German 75% 0% 25% 0% 0% 8 8
Business Studies with Japanese 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 67% 17% 17% 0% 0% 6 7
Civil Engineering 70% 30% 0% 0% 0% 10 12
Computer Aided Engineering and Design 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Computer Engineering 64% 27% 0% 9% 0% 11 11
Computer Systems 83% 8% 0% 0% 8% 12 16
Construction Management and Engineering 45% 36% 9% 0% 9% 22 25
Digital Media Design 29% 24% 18% 0% 29% 17 19
Economics and Mathematical Sciences 50% 0% 25% 0% 25% 4 6
Economics and Sociology 35% 12% 41% 0% 12% 17 18
Electronic Engineering 86% 0% 14% 0% 0% 7 9
Electronics 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6 6
Energy 47% 10% 43% 0% 0% 30 31
English and History 22% 37% 26% 0% 15% 27 31
Environmental Science 68% 6% 13% 6% 6% 31 33
Equine Science 35% 41% 18% 0% 6% 17 21
European Studies 25% 50% 25% 0% 0% 12 14
Financial Mathematics 63% 13% 25% 0% 0% 8 8
Food Science and Health 63% 4% 25% 4% 4% 24 29
Health and Safety 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 5
Health Informatics 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Health Sciences 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 2
History Politics Sociology and Social Studies 36% 14% 43% 4% 4% 28 33
Industrial Biochemistry 63% 4% 22% 0% 11% 27 29
Irish and New Media 33% 17% 33% 0% 17% 6 7
Irish Music and Dance 43% 29% 21% 0% 7% 28 33
Journalism and New Media 48% 19% 11% 0% 22% 27 29
Languages Literature and Film 22% 56% 11% 0% 11% 9 13
Law and Accounting 69% 4% 25% 0% 2% 55 56
Laws (Graduate Entry) 67% 0% 33% 0% 0% 3 4
Laws (Law Plus) 42% 13% 36% 0% 9% 53 60
Mathematical Sciences 50% 21% 29% 0% 0% 14 15
Mathematics and Physics 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 5 5
Mechanical Engineering 71% 4% 23% 0% 2% 48 48
Medicine and Surgery (Graduate Entry) 66% 28% 0% 0% 6% 96 96
Midwifery 83% 11% 0% 0% 6% 18 18
Mobile Communications and Security 50% 0% 33% 0% 17% 6 7
Multimedia and Computer Games Development 42% 26% 5% 0% 26% 19 21
Music 38% 19% 14% 0% 30% 37 39
New Media and English 31% 34% 14% 3% 17% 35 41
Nursing (General) 63% 37% 0% 0% 0% 43 49
Nursing (Intellectual Disability) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 15 18
Nursing (Mental Health) 88% 6% 0% 0% 6% 16 17
Pharmacuetical and Industrial Chemistry 44% 0% 56% 0% 0% 9 12
Physiotherapy 36% 36% 14% 9% 5% 22 27
Politics and International Relations 40% 0% 50% 0% 10% 10 11
Product Design and Technology 80% 0% 10% 0% 10% 30 33
Production Management 78% 0% 11% 0% 11% 9 10
Psychology 24% 12% 64% 0% 0% 25 31
Psychology and Sociology 35% 15% 40% 5% 5% 20 22
Public Administration 45% 9% 36% 0% 9% 11 14
Robotics Engineering 75% 25% 0% 0% 0% 4 5
Sport and Exercise Science 42% 5% 44% 2% 7% 57 62
Voice and Dance 54% 38% 0% 0% 8% 13 15
Wood Science and Technology 29% 29% 29% 14% 0% 7 10
Overall Average 56% 16% 21% 1% 7% 1509 1664

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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
Teacher Education Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment Total no. of Graduates No. of Responses
(Education) in Materials and Architectural Technology 56% 18% 13% 4% 9% 55 65
(Education) in Biological Science 39% 44% 11% 4% 2% 54 56
(Education) in Materials and Engineering Technology 72% 11% 11% 0% 6% 36 41
(Education) Physical Science 44% 11% 44% 0% 0% 9 10
Arts (Education) in Languages 44% 44% 0% 0% 11% 9 9
Physical Education 75% 17% 3% 0% 5% 59 65
Overall Average 59% 24% 10% 2% 5% 222 246

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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 56% 17% 19% 1% 6% 1731 1910

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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% 0% 0% 100% 1 2
Equine Science 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 2 3
Higher Exercise and Health Fitness 71% 0% 29% 0% 0% 7 11
Higher Exercise and Health Fitness 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Music and Dance 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Nursing (Nurse / Midwife Prescribing) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 7 9
Post Graduate Pain 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Supply Chain Management (Minor Award Level 8) 75% 0% 25% 0% 0% 4 4
Overall Average 71% 0% 25% 0% 4% 24 32

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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% 2 2
Chemical Engineering 71% 29% 0% 0% 0% 7 8
Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Computer Engineering 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Computing 88% 0% 0% 0% 13% 8 9
English Language Teaching 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Graduate Diploma in European and Comparative Law 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Graduate Diploma in History of Art and Architecture 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 2
Graduate Diploma in Technical Communication 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
H Dip in Sci and Eng with English Foreign Lang (Pre Masters Studies) 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 3 3
Human Resource Management 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Human Rights in Criminal Justice 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
International Commercial Law 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
International Entrepreneurship Management 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
International Management and Global Business 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Master of Education 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Mobile and Secure Cloud Computing 75% 0% 13% 0% 13% 8 9
Nursing (Palliative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 7 10
Nursing (Peri-Operative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6 9
Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 16 17
Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) 83% 0% 17% 0% 0% 6 10
Nursing (Adult Respiratory Care) 80% 0% 20% 0% 0% 10 14
Nursing (Dementia Care) 75% 0% 13% 0% 13% 8 9
Nursing / Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Politics 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
Professional Education (Business) 41% 41% 3% 0% 16% 32 44
Professional Education (Languages) 85% 15% 0% 0% 0% 13 16
Professional Education (Mathematics Teaching) 55% 27% 0% 0% 18% 11 17
Professional Education (Music) 53% 18% 12% 6% 12% 17 23
Professional Education (Physical Education) 64% 21% 7% 0% 7% 14 17
Professional Education (Technology) 50% 33% 17% 0% 0% 12 16
Software Development 67% 0% 17% 0% 17% 12 13
Software Development 54% 14% 14% 0% 18% 28 31
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Work and Organisational Behaviour 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Work and Organisational Psychology 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Overall Average 66% 15% 10% 0% 9% 239 304

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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 Healthcare Practice 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Applied Physics 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2 3
Business Management 83% 8% 0% 0% 8% 24 34
Classical String Performance 33% 0% 33% 33% 0% 3 4
Clinical Therapies (Physiotherapy) 33% 0% 67% 0% 0% 3 3
Clinical Therapies (SLT) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Community Music 36% 45% 0% 0% 18% 11 12
Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 2
Computational Finance 57% 36% 0% 0% 7% 14 15
Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 31% 0% 69% 0% 0% 13 15
Computer and Communications Systems 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 4 9
Dance Performance 40% 60% 0% 0% 0% 10 10
Economic Analysis 70% 0% 10% 0% 20% 10 12
English 33% 33% 0% 0% 33% 3 5
English Language Teaching 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Ethnochoreology 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Ethnomusicology 0% 33% 0% 0% 67% 3 4
European Politics and Governance 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Festive Arts 67% 11% 0% 0% 22% 9 9
Financial Services 59% 18% 5% 5% 14% 22 25
Gender Culture and Society 0% 25% 0% 0% 75% 4 4
Health Informatics 67% 13% 0% 7% 13% 15 17
History 80% 0% 0% 0% 20% 5 5
History of Art and Architecture 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
History of the Family 33% 0% 0% 33% 33% 3 3
Human Resource Management F/T 60% 27% 0% 0% 13% 15 20
Human Rights in Criminal Justice 60% 0% 0% 0% 40% 5 7
in Aeronautical Engineering 33% 0% 0% 0% 67% 3 3
in Computer Engineering 50% 0% 25% 0% 25% 4 4
in Information and Network Security 71% 29% 0% 0% 0% 7 12
in Mechanical Engineering 60% 20% 0% 0% 20% 5 5
Interactive Media 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Interactive Media 33% 0% 17% 0% 50% 6 14
International Entrepreneurship Management 43% 10% 5% 0% 43% 21 24
International Studies 50% 33% 0% 0% 17% 6 7
International Tourism 33% 67% 0% 0% 0% 9 11
Irish - German Studies 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 2
Irish Traditional Music Performance 42% 42% 17% 0% 0% 12 13
Journalism 80% 10% 0% 0% 10% 10 11
Marketing 69% 31% 0% 0% 0% 13 16
Master of Laws in Commercial Law 50% 10% 10% 0% 30% 10 11
Master of Laws in Human Rights in Criminal Justice 14% 29% 29% 14% 14% 7 7
Master of Laws(General) 60% 0% 20% 0% 20% 5 8
Master of Science in Quality Management 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Master of Taxation 93% 0% 0% 7% 0% 15 15
Masters of Arts in Music Technology 25% 38% 13% 0% 25% 8 10
Mathematical Modelling 11% 22% 56% 0% 11% 9 11
MSc in International Management and Global Business 53% 11% 5% 0% 32% 19 22
Multilingual Computing and Localisation 67% 17% 17% 0% 0% 6 6
Music Technology 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Music Therapy 83% 17% 0% 0% 0% 6 7
Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 3
Nursing (Adult Respiratory Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Nursing (Palliative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 3
Nursing / Midwifery 75% 0% 25% 0% 0% 4 5
Nursing Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 11
Occupational Therapy 73% 17% 0% 0% 10% 30 31
Peace and Development Studies 0% 50% 0% 0% 50% 2 3
Politics 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2 3
Project Management 76% 19% 0% 0% 5% 21 28
Psychological Science 43% 7% 21% 0% 29% 14 22
Psychology 56% 6% 13% 0% 25% 16 16
Risk Management and Insurance 40% 47% 0% 0% 13% 15 16
Ritual Chant and Song 33% 33% 33% 0% 0% 3 6
Sociology (Applied Social Research) 20% 0% 40% 0% 40% 5 6
Sociology (Youth Community and Social Regeneration) 73% 18% 9% 0% 0% 11 12
Software Engineering 50% 33% 0% 17% 0% 6 19
Software Engineering and Entrepreneurship 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 3
Speech and Language Therapy 76% 18% 0% 0% 6% 17 25
Speech Sciences 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Sports Performance 89% 0% 11% 0% 0% 19 21
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 54% 31% 0% 8% 8% 13 16
Technical Communication and E-Learning 82% 18% 0% 0% 0% 11 13
VLSI Systems 25% 25% 50% 0% 0% 4 7
Work and Organisational Behaviour 78% 11% 0% 0% 11% 9 11
Work and Organisational Psychology 70% 20% 0% 10% 0% 10 12
Overall Average 59% 18% 8% 2% 14% 596 748

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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 69% 10% 3% 0% 17% 29 32

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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 66% 28% 0% 1% 5% 102 123

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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 58% 17% 15% 1% 8% 2721 3149

 

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