University of Limerick

University of Limerick is one of 19 universities included in U-Multirank for Ireland. University of Limerick is a midsize public university located in Limerick with 12820 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1989. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the University of Limerick is a comprehensive institution. It does not offer programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a medium percentage of international students. The graduation rate of University of Limerick is 81,01 (bachelors) and 89,04 (masters). Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 6 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

University of Limerick
Plassey
V94 T9PX Limerick
Ireland
353 61 202700

http://www.ul.ie

Compare University of Limerick to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

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Teaching & Learning
Score
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Bachelor graduation rate

97.24

%

0

100

Masters graduation rate

88.73

%

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

81.01

%

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

89.04

%

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

6

%
between 5% and 10%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

15

%
between 10% and 25%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

1.16

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

2,551

1

67,252

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.21

0

13.53

External research income

59.63

0

282.88

Art related output

0.44

0

1.99

Top cited publications

10.9

%

0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

10.8

0

24.6

Post-doc positions

22.94

%

0

100

Publication output

2

Strategic research partnerships

260

0

5,823

Professional publications

911

0

4,589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

3.8

%

0

29.9

Income from private sources

9.15

0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

32

0

2,416

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

2.59

0

483.1

Industry co-patents

18.8

%

0

100

Spin-offs

2.25

0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

1.4

%

0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

1.09

%

0

100

Graduate companies

0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

0

%

0

100

Foreign language master programmes

0

%

0

100

Student mobility

0.14

0

1

International academic staff

23.88

%

0

100

International joint publications

54.4

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

28.02

%

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

between 50% and 75%

Master graduates working in the region

between 50% and 75%

Student internships in the region

65.78

%

0

100

Regional joint publications

3.1

%

0

84.5

Income from regional sources

9.5

%

0

100

Strategic research partnerships in the region

54

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

2.1

General
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Female students bachelor

47

%

Female students master

Female professors

Female academic staff

41

%
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