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Summary of Employment Patterns for all courses

These tables provide an overview of the 'First Destinations' of the 2015 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 2015

Primary Degree Courses Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Aeronautical Engineering 67% 7% 15% 0% 11% 27 29
Applied Languages 31% 34% 28% 3% 3% 29 30
Applied Physics 17% 17% 67% 0% 0% 6 7
Architecture in Architecture 63% 19% 6% 0% 13% 16 17
Arts (Joint Honours) 23% 12% 60% 0% 5% 43 46
Biomedical Engineering 47% 0% 53% 0% 0% 17 19
Business Studies 76% 4% 12% 3% 6% 222 243
Business Studies with French 77% 5% 14% 5% 0% 22 24
Business Studies with German 63% 13% 25% 0% 0% 8 8
Business Studies with Japanese 67% 33% 0% 0% 0% 3 3
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 83% 17% 0% 0% 0% 6 6
Civil Engineering 41% 47% 12% 0% 0% 17 20
Computer Aided Engineering and Design 25% 50% 0% 25% 0% 4 7
Computer Engineering 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Computer Systems 88% 0% 6% 0% 6% 16 20
Construction Management and Engineering 35% 18% 24% 6% 18% 17 17
Digital Media Design 63% 16% 11% 5% 5% 19 19
Economics and Mathematical Sciences 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 4 6
Economics and Sociology 64% 6% 15% 15% 0% 33 38
Electronic and Computer Engineering 75% 0% 16% 3% 6% 32 36
Electronics 33% 0% 67% 0% 0% 3 4
Energy 47% 0% 42% 5% 5% 19 23
English and History 25% 11% 57% 0% 7% 28 32
Environmental Science 80% 10% 0% 0% 10% 10 13
Equine Science 67% 8% 17% 0% 8% 24 28
European Studies 33% 25% 33% 0% 8% 12 12
Financial Mathematics 0% 20% 60% 20% 0% 5 5
Food Science and Health 71% 12% 12% 0% 6% 17 18
Health and Safety 75% 0% 25% 0% 0% 4 4
Health Informatics 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Health Sciences 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1 1
History Politics Sociology and Social Studies 41% 9% 32% 6% 12% 34 35
Industrial Biochemistry 72% 3% 17% 3% 6% 36 40
International Insurance and European Studies 33% 0% 67% 0% 0% 3 3
Irish and New Media 25% 75% 0% 0% 0% 4 4
Irish Music and Dance 24% 21% 45% 3% 7% 29 30
Journalism and New Media 65% 9% 13% 9% 4% 23 23
Languages Literature and Film 29% 7% 36% 0% 29% 14 17
Law and Accounting 82% 0% 16% 0% 2% 44 46
Laws (Graduate Entry) 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2 4
Laws (Law Plus) 40% 2% 52% 2% 4% 48 52
Mathematical Sciences 56% 6% 31% 0% 6% 16 16
Mathematics and Physics 40% 0% 60% 0% 0% 5 5
Mechanical Engineering 64% 0% 18% 5% 13% 39 44
Medicine and Surgery (Graduate Entry) 71% 26% 3% 0% 0% 97 106
Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 12 16
Mobile Communications and Security 72% 0% 17% 0% 11% 18 18
Multimedia and Computer Games Development 55% 15% 0% 0% 30% 20 24
Music, Media and Performance Technology 58% 5% 18% 3% 16% 38 40
New Media and English 28% 37% 33% 0% 2% 46 51
Nursing (General) 91% 3% 6% 0% 0% 32 46
Nursing (Intellectual Disability) 89% 5% 5% 0% 0% 19 23
Nursing (Mental Health) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 13 17
Pharmaceutical and Industrial Chemistry 43% 7% 36% 7% 7% 14 15
Physiotherapy 67% 30% 3% 0% 0% 30 32
Politics and International Relations 22% 11% 44% 0% 22% 9 9
Product Design and Technology 61% 8% 21% 0% 11% 38 41
Production Management 54% 8% 38% 0% 0% 13 13
Psychology 32% 14% 50% 5% 0% 22 24
Psychology and Sociology 33% 14% 48% 5% 0% 21 22
Public Administration 69% 15% 8% 0% 8% 13 13
Sport and Exercise Science 34% 8% 47% 0% 11% 38 49
Voice and Dance 50% 13% 13% 0% 25% 8 9
Wood Science and Technology 72% 6% 11% 0% 11% 18 21
Overall Average 59% 11% 22% 2% 6% 1482 1645

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Summary of results for teacher education courses

Teacher Education Courses Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
(Education) in Materials and Architectural Technology 56% 30% 4% 0% 11% 54 60
(Education) in Biological Science 50% 22% 17% 0% 11% 46 55
(Education) in Materials and Engineering Technology 70% 24% 3% 0% 3% 33 37
(Education) Physical Science 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 3 3
Arts (Education) in Languages 50% 33% 0% 17% 0% 12 14
Physical Education 84% 9% 4% 0% 4% 55 61
Overall Average 63% 23% 6% 1% 7% 203 230

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Total results for all primary degree courses 2015

Degree Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Overall Average 60% 12% 20% 2% 6% 1685 1875

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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
Advanced Clinical Practice 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Equine Science 57% 14% 0% 14% 14% 7 9
Equine Science 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Health Sciences 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Higher Exercise and Health Fitness 30% 0% 50% 5% 15% 20 26
Higher Exercise and Health Fitness 67% 0% 0% 0% 33% 3 3
Music and Dance 33% 0% 67% 0% 0% 3 3
Supply Chain Management (Minor Award Level 8) 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 2 2
Overall Average 41% 5% 31% 5% 18% 39 50

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Summary of results for graduate diploma courses

Graduate Diploma Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Chemical Engineering 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6 6
Computational Finance 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 2 2
Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Computer Engineering 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Computing 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 5
Education (Research) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
H Dip in Sci and Eng with English Foreign Lang (Pre Masters Studies) 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 3 4
International Commercial Law 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Journalism 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6 9
Mobile and Secure Cloud Computing 67% 0% 17% 0% 17% 6 7
Nursing (Palliative Care) 88% 0% 13% 0% 0% 8 15
Nursing (Peri-Operative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6 10
Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) 94% 0% 6% 0% 0% 18 30
Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Nursing (Dementia Care) 80% 0% 20% 0% 0% 5 7
Nursing (Respiratory Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 7
Professional Education (Languages) 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Psychology 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Risk Management and Insurance 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Software Development 76% 0% 6% 0% 18% 17 18
Software Development 78% 0% 6% 0% 17% 18 19
Software Development for Middleware Integration 91% 0% 5% 0% 5% 22 22
Speech Sciences 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 3
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Technical Communication and E-Learning 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Overall Average 85% 1% 8% 0% 6% 144 181

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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 Engineering Materials 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Advanced Healthcare Practice 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 4
Applied Physics 25% 50% 25% 0% 0% 4 6
Biomedical Device Materials 71% 0% 29% 0% 0% 7 8
Business Management 63% 25% 13% 0% 0% 16 21
Classical String Performance 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 3
Community Music 14% 29% 57% 0% 0% 7 9
Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 5
Computational Finance 77% 8% 8% 0% 8% 13 13
Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 46% 0% 54% 0% 0% 13 13
Computer and Communications Systems 63% 0% 0% 0% 38% 8 11
Creative Writing 44% 0% 0% 11% 44% 9 11
Dance 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 4
Dance Performance 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Economic Analysis 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 12 12
English 40% 0% 20% 20% 20% 5 6
Ethnochoreology 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Ethnomusicology 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1 3
European Politics and Governance 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 2
Festive Arts 50% 17% 0% 0% 33% 6 6
Finance and Information Systems 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
Financial Services 43% 38% 5% 0% 14% 21 23
Gender, Culture and Society 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Health Informatics 90% 0% 0% 10% 0% 10 10
History 38% 13% 25% 0% 25% 8 9
History of Art and Architecture 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
History of the Family 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 2 2
Human Resource Management F/T 77% 9% 0% 0% 14% 22 25
Human Rights in Criminal Justice 75% 25% 0% 0% 0% 4 5
Aeronautical Engineering 50% 25% 25% 0% 0% 4 5
Computer Engineering 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 3 4
Information and Network Security 71% 7% 0% 0% 21% 14 19
Mechanical Engineering 89% 0% 11% 0% 0% 9 13
Interactive Media 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
Interactive Media 57% 0% 0% 0% 43% 7 8
International Entrepreneurship 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
International Entrepreneurship Management 41% 14% 14% 5% 27% 22 24
International Studies 25% 25% 25% 0% 25% 4 4
International Tourism 56% 19% 0% 0% 25% 16 23
Irish - German Studies 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Irish Traditional Music Performance 46% 31% 8% 0% 15% 13 15
Journalism 71% 14% 0% 0% 14% 7 8
Marketing, Consumption and Society 58% 17% 8% 0% 17% 12 13
Master of Laws in Commercial Law 43% 29% 0% 0% 29% 7 7
Master of Laws in Human Rights in Criminal Justice 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 2
Master of Laws(General) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Master of Taxation 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 8 8
Masters of Arts in Music Technology 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 4 4
Mathematical Modelling 43% 0% 57% 0% 0% 7 8
Modern Language Studies 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 2 2
MSc in International Management and Global Business 33% 27% 27% 0% 13% 15 21
Multilingual Computing and Localisation 33% 67% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Music Technology 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Music Therapy 60% 0% 0% 0% 40% 5 5
Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Nursing (Adult Respiratory Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 3
Nursing (Dementia Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 7
Nursing (Palliative Care) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Nursing (Peri-Operative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 6
Nursing / Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 6
Nursing Studies 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 8
Occupational Therapy 75% 21% 0% 0% 4% 24 29
Peace and Development Studies 11% 56% 0% 0% 33% 9 11
Politics 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 2
Project Management 68% 16% 0% 4% 12% 25 32
Psychological Science 57% 7% 7% 0% 29% 14 15
Psychology 58% 4% 13% 4% 21% 24 26
Quality Management 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Risk Management and Insurance 63% 38% 0% 0% 0% 8 11
Ritual Chant and Song 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Sociology (Applied Social Research) 67% 0% 0% 0% 33% 3 4
Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 6
Software Engineering 60% 20% 0% 0% 20% 5 8
Speech and Language Therapy 83% 4% 0% 0% 13% 24 33
Sports Performance 60% 20% 7% 0% 13% 15 24
Sustainable Resource Management(Policy and Practice) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 3
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 4 6
Technical Communication and E-Learning 58% 8% 0% 17% 17% 12 13
VLSI Systems 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 3
Work and Organisational Behaviour 60% 0% 0% 0% 40% 5 6
Work and Organisational Psychology 78% 17% 0% 0% 6% 18 20
Overall Average 62% 14% 8% 1% 15% 583 719

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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 70% 12% 12% 6% 0% 17 20

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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 64% 28% 1% 1% 6% 74 88

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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 62% 12% 16% 2% 8% 2542 2933

 

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