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Summary of Employment Patterns for all courses

These tables provide an overview of the 'Graduate Outcomes' of the 2017 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 2017

Primary Degree Courses Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Aeronautical Engineering 67% 15% 18% 0% 0 27 39
Applied Languages 43% 38% 17% 2% 0% 42 58
Applied Physics 25% 0% 75% 0% 0% 4 4
Architecture in Architecture 78% 22% 0% 0% 0% 9 13
Arts (Joint Honours) 36% 8% 56% 0% 0% 39 57
Biomedical Engineering 76% 3% 18% 3% 0% 33 38
Business Studies 75% 6% 17% 1% 1% 198 242
Business Studies with French 75% 6% 19% 0% 0% 16 18
Business Studies with German 75% 8% 17% 0% 0% 12 14
Business Studies with Japanese 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 1
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 82% 9% 0% 0% 9% 11 13
Civil Engineering 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 10 11
Computer Aided Engineering and Design 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 3
Computer Games Development 61% 11% 17% 0% 11% 18 23
Computer Systems 84% 8% 4% 0% 4% 26 29
Construction Management and Engineering 60% 33% 0% 7% 0% 15 17
Design and Manufacture 69% 8% 15% 8% 0% 13 15
Digital Media Design 62% 6% 19% 0% 13% 16 21
Economics and Mathematical Sciences 29% 0% 71% 0% 0% 7 10
Economics and Sociology 47% 6% 35% 0% 12% 17 30
Education Studies with Science and Technology 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 2
Electronic and Computer Engineering 61% 11% 28% 0% 0% 18 27
Electronics 86% 0% 0% 0% 14% 7 7
Energy 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 4
English and History 33% 0% 57% 5% 5% 21 23
Environmental Science 77% 8% 15% 0% 0% 13 14
Equine Science 40% 10% 40% 0% 10% 10 15
Equine Science Transferee 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
European Studies 67% 33% 0% 0% 0% 6 11
Exercise and Health Fitness 75% 12.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 8 12
Financial Mathematics 60% 0% 40% 0% 0% 5 6
Food Science and Health 90% 4% 6% 0% 0% 49 65
Health Informatics 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Health Sciences 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0 2
History Politics Sociology and Social Studies 50% 6% 44% 0% 0% 16 30
Industrial Biochemistry 74% 2% 22% 0% 2% 46 56
International Business 70% 18% 9% 3% 0% 34 39
International Insurance and European Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Irish and New Media 40% 0% 60% 0% 0% 5 6
Irish Music and Dance 28% 55% 17% 0% 0% 18 28
Journalism and New Media 55% 28% 6% 0% 11% 18 29
Languages Literature and Film 40% 0% 40% 0% 20% 5 7
Law and Accounting 86% 4% 10% 0% 0% 29 43
Laws (Graduate Entry) 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 8 10
Laws (Law Plus) 62% 8% 28% 2% 0% 53 71
Management Practice 80% 0% 20% 0% 0% 20 35
Mathematical Sciences 60% 0% 40% 0% 0% 5 8
Mathematics and Physics 40% 0% 60% 0% 0% 5 7
Mechanical Engineering 83% 8% 9% 0% 0% 35 39
Medicine and Surgery (Graduate Entry) 68% 30% 1% 0% 1% 125 133
Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9 18
Mobile Communications and Security 92% 0% 8% 0% 0% 13 16
Music, Media and Performance Technology 64% 4% 24% 8% 0% 25 38
New Media and English 45% 21% 29% 2% 2% 42 62
Nursing (General) 81% 9% 10% 0% 0% 21 43
Nursing (Intellectual Disability) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9 16
Nursing (Mental Health) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10 17
Nursing Studies 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 9 10
Paramedic Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 29 35
Pharmaceutical and Industrial Chemistry 72% 6% 22% 0% 0% 18 24
Physiotherapy 88% 6% 0% 0% 6% 17 30
Politics and International Relations 17% 17% 66% 0% 0% 6 7
Politics and Public Administration 83% 0% 0% 0% 17% 6 8
Product Design and Technology 82% 6% 3% 0% 9% 33 41
Psychology 50% 6% 38% 0% 6% 16 25
Psychology and Sociology 27% 6% 67% 0% 0% 15 24
Sport and Exercise Science 31% 25% 36% 0% 8% 36 56
Supply Chain Management 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 17 18
Technology Management 67% 16% 17% 0% 0% 12 14
Voice and Dance 50% 0% 43% 0% 7% 14 22
Wood Science and Technology 33% 0% 67% 0% 0% 6 9
Overall Average 67% 11% 19% 1% 2% 1451 1931

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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 78% 11% 11% 0% 0% 36 61
(Education) in Biological Science 72% 24% 2% 0% 2% 42 58
(Education) in Materials and Engineering Technology 83% 4% 13% 0% 0% 24 47
Arts (Education) in Languages 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Physical Education 76% 11% 13% 0% 0% 37 72
Overall Average 74% 14% 11% 0% 1% 147 249

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Total results for all primary degree courses 2017

Degree Programme Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Overall Average 67% 12% 18% 1% 2% 1598 2180

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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% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1 1
Community, Wellness, Empowerment, Leadership and Lifeskills 60% 0% 0% 20% 20% 5 10
Digital Fabrication: Design and Manufacture 50% 0% 20% 0% 30% 10 20
Equine Science 40% 0% 60% 0% 0% 5 9
Exercise and Health Fitness 33% 0% 62% 0% 5% 37 54
Exercise and Health Fitness - Full Time 18% 0% 73% 0% 9% 11 14
Music and Dance 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 3 3
Overall Average 36% 0% 53% 1% 10% 72 111

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Summary of results for graduate/higher diploma courses

Grad/H Diploma Employed in Ireland Employed Abroad Further Study Not available Seeking employment No. of Responses Total no. of Graduates
Grad Dip in Chemical Engineering 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Grad Dip in Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Grad Dip in Computer Engineering 67% 0% 33% 0% 0% 3 4
Grad Dip in Computing 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Grad Dip in Education (Research) 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Grad Dip in Engineering (Information and Network Security 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Grad Dip in Journalism 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Grad Dip in Nursing (Dementia Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 11
Grad Dip in Nursing (Palliative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 7 11
Grad Dip in Nursing (Peri-Operative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10 21
Grad Dip in Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9 21
Grad Dip in Nursing (Respiratory Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 7
Grad Dip in Occupation Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Grad Dip in Sociology (Applied Social Research) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Grad Dip in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Grad Dip in Technical Communication and E-Learning 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 2
Grad Dip in Work and Organisational Psychology 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2 2
H Dip in Business and English as a Foreign Language 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 2 2
H Dip in Data Analytics and Software Development 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 4 4
H Dip in International Financial Services 56% 0% 11% 0% 33% 9 15
H Dip in Manufacturing and Automation 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
H Dip in Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 11
H Dip in Mobile and Secure Cloud Computing 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
H Dip in Sci and Eng with English Foreign Lang (Pre Masters Studies) 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
H Dip in Software Development 90% 0% 5% 0% 5% 20 24
H Dip in Software Development for Middleware Integration 82% 0% 9% 0% 9% 11 15
Overall Average 81% 3% 7% 0% 9% 113 178

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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
Arts: Business Management 79% 14% 0% 0% 7% 14 24
Arts: Classical String Performance 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 2
Arts: Community Music 43% 29% 14% 0% 14% 7 7
Arts: Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 4
Arts: Creative Writing 40% 0% 0% 20% 40% 5 12
Arts: Dance 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 6
Arts: Dance Performance 71% 29% 0% 0% 0% 7 11
Arts: English 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2 6
Arts: Ethnochoreology 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 4 4
Arts: Ethnomusicology 25% 25% 25% 0% 25% 4 6
Arts: Ethics in International Affairs 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 2 2
Arts: Festive Arts 25% 75% 0% 0% 0% 4 8
Arts: Gender, Culture and Society 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 1 1
Arts: History 67% 0% 33% 0% 0% 3 5
Arts: History of the Family 0% 0% 0% 67% 33% 3 4
Arts: Human Rights in Criminal Justice 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 2 2
Arts: International Entrepreneurship Management 69% 0% 6% 0% 25% 16 24
Arts: International Studies 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 3
Arts: International Tourism 59% 8% 0% 0% 33% 12 23
Arts: Irish Dance Studies 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2 2
Arts: Irish Traditional Music Performance 60% 20% 0% 0% 20% 10 17
Arts: Journalism 80% 10% 0% 0% 10% 10 13
Arts: Languages and ICT Content Development 0% 50% 0% 0% 50% 2 2
Arts: Modern Language Studies 67% 33% 0% 0% 0% 3 4
Arts: Music Technology 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 2 3
Arts: Music Therapy 88% 12% 0% 0% 0% 8 11
Arts: Peace and Development Studies 75% 0% 0% 25% 0% 4 4
Arts: Politics 67% 0% 0% 33% 0% 3 4
Arts: Psychology 75% 8% 0% 0% 17% 12 20
Arts: Ritual Chant and Song 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Arts: Sociology (Applied Social Research) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Arts: Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) 80% 0% 20% 0% 0% 5 6
Arts: Taxation 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10 10
Arts: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 36% 36% 0% 0% 28% 11 15
Arts: Technical Communication and E-Learning 84% 0% 0% 8% 8% 12 14
Business: Human Resource Management F/T 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Eng: Aeronautical Engineering 17% 50% 0% 0% 33% 6 11
Eng: Computer Engineering 67% 0% 33% 0% 0% 3 4
Eng: Computer and Communications Systems 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 12 17
Eng: Information and Network Security 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 12 24
Eng: Mechanical Engineering 64% 27% 9% 0% 0% 11 15
Eng: VLSI Systems 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Laws :Commercial Law 71% 0% 0% 0% 29% 7 9
Laws: (General) 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 4 5
Laws: Human Rights in Criminal Justice 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 2 2
Science: Advanced Engineering Materials 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3 5
Science: Applied Physics 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 1 1
Science: Biomedical Device Materials 43% 0% 43% 14% 0% 7 8
Science: Computational Finance 56% 22% 22% 0% 0% 9 10
Science: Economic Analysis 80% 20% 0% 0% 0% 5 7
Science: Financial Services 80% 7% 0% 0% 13% 15 28
Science: Health Informatics 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 12 14
Science: Human Resource Management F/T 86% 7% 0% 0% 7% 14 16
Science: International Management and Global Business 69% 8% 0% 0% 23% 13 15
Science: Interactive Media 83% 17% 0% 0% 0% 12 16
Science: Marketing, Consumption and Society 81% 6% 0% 0% 13% 16 21
Science: Mathematical Modelling 50% 0% 38% 0% 12% 8 11
Science: Multilingual Computing and Localisation 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 2 2
Science: Music Technology 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Science: Nursing (Dementia Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 7
Science: Nursing / Midwifery 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 5
Science: Nursing (Palliative Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4 4
Science: Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5 7
Science: Nursing (Rehabilitation of the Older Person) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 4
Science: Nursing (Respiratory Care) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2 3
Science: Nursing Studies 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 4 17
Science: Occupation Studies 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Science: Occupational Therapy 83% 4% 0% 0% 13% 24 32
Science: Project Management 55% 25% 0% 0% 20% 20 28
Science: Psychological Science 47% 27% 0% 13% 13% 15 17
Science: Quality Management 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1 1
Science: Risk Management and Insurance 50% 33% 6% 0% 11% 18 18
Science: Software Engineering 33% 0% 0% 0% 67% 3 4
Science: Software Engineering and Entrepreneurship 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1 2
Science: Speech and Language Therapy 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 16 22
Science: Sports Performance 55% 20% 15% 0% 10% 20 24
Science: Work and Organisational Behaviour 25% 25% 25% 0% 25% 4 4
Science: Work and Organisational Psychology 86% 7% 0% 0% 7% 14 15
Tech: Computer Aided Engineering Product Design 86% 0% 14% 0% 0% 7 7
Professional Master of Education (Business) 75% 6% 6% 0% 13% 16 21
Professional Master of Education (Languages) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 8 11
Professional Master of Education (Mathematics) 80% 20% 0% 0% 0% 5 9
Professional Master of Education (Music) 25% 25% 0% 0% 50% 4 6
Professional Master of Education (Physical Education) 84% 8% 8% 0% 0% 12 15
Professional Master of Education (Technological Education) 67% 33% 0% 0% 0% 6 8
Overall Average 68% 12% 6% 2% 12% 585 823

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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 84% 0% 8% 8% 0% 13 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 71% 20% 3% 2% 4% 85 117

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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 65% 11% 16% 1% 7% 2524 3282

 

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