Determinants of Degree Quality in Ireland

By David Reilly

Posted: 13 May, 2020

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Results from a piece of research conducted by Professor Paul J. Devereux from UCD, following access to HEA Statistics Unit SRS data. The paper looks at the determinants of degree quality in Ireland – in terms of finishing and final grade (‘good’ degree and ‘great’ degree). Leaving Certificate Mathematics grade is found to be a strong predictor of student success in higher education.

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