Determinants of Degree Quality in Ireland
By David Reilly
Posted: 13 May, 2020
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.