Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Ceisteanna (168, 169)

Micheál Martin

Ceist:

168. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of PhDs awarded in science and technology subjects in each of the years 1996 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26105/19]

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Micheál Martin

Ceist:

169. Deputy Micheál Martin asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number and level of sub-degree, degree and postgraduate degrees awarded in each of the years 1994 to 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26106/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 168 and 169 together.

Attached for the Deputy's information is data compiled by the Higher Education Authority on the qualifications, including PhDs, awarded annually in science and technology subjects between 1994 - 2017. The data set applies to universities, colleges of education and institutions such as the NCAD and RCSI. Data relating to Institutes of Technology applies to the period 2007 - 2017 with earlier data pre-2007 for this sector currently being compiled by the Department for transmission to the Deputy.

PhDs Awarded