Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.04
Liaison Thomas Adams
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

National University of Ireland, Galway
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 8.00 Thomas Adams
Student Researcher
Civil Engineering
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Has the institution adopted one or more sustainability learning outcomes that apply to the entire student body or, at minimum, to the institution's predominant student body?:
No

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:
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A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:
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Total number of graduates from degree programs:
5,327

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
444

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

Taking the 2020 graduates for all Undergraduates, Postgraduates and Diplomas, an inventory was completed extracting graduates from programs (listed below) which require a student to have an in depth understanding of sustainability. These programs were chosen based on NUI Galway's green module report, taking the modules that are highlighted as sustainability focused. For the degree programs listed below, the reported graduates from these degree programs for the year 2020 took one of the sustainability focused modules throughout their degree.


A list of degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

- Full Time Undergraduate Degrees:
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
Bachelor of Engineering (Energy Systems)
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic)
Bachelor of Science (Hons.)
Bachelor of Science (Earth and Ocean Sciences)
Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
Bachelor of Science (Health & Safety Systems)
Bachelor of Science (Project and Construction Management)
Bachelor of Science (Marine Science)
Bachelor of Arts Degree (Public and Social Policy)

- Full Time Postgraduate Degree - Taught
Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
Master of Engineering in Energy Systems Engineering
Master of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
M.Sc. Sustainable Environments
M.Sc. Marine Science
M.Sc. Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
M.Sc. Coastal Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy and Practice
M.Sc. Global Environmental Economics
M.Sc. AgInnovation (Distance Education)
M.Sc. Biodiversity & Land Use Planning
M.Sc. Occupational Health and Safety
Master of Arts (Policy & Practice)
Master of Arts (Health Promotion)
Master of Arts (Environment, Society and Development)
Master of Arts (Gender, Globalisation and Rights)
Master of Arts (Politics & Sociology)
Master of Arts (Public Advocacy and Activism)
Master of Laws Degree (International Human Rights)
Master of Laws Degree (Peace Operations, Humanitarian Law & Conflict)
Master of Laws Degree (International Migration & Refugee Law & Policy)

- Full Time Postgraduate Degree - Research
M.Sc. (Bio-Innovation)

- Diplomas:
HDIP OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY
HDIP OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY (PART TIME)
Postgraduate Diploma in BioInnovation
Postgraduate Diploma Special Educational Needs
Higher Diploma in Arts (Politics and Society)


Documentation supporting the figure reported above (upload):
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
8.33

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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