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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Maria Kirrane
Submission Date July 20, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.29 / 8.00 John O'Halloran
Deputy President and Registrar
Office of the Deputy President and Registrar
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
4,522

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
731

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
16.17

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the institution level (e.g. covering all students)?:
No

Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the division level (e.g. covering particular schools or colleges within the institution)?:
No

A list or brief description of the institution level or division level sustainability learning outcomes:
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Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the program level (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic designations)?:
No

A list or brief description of the program level sustainability learning outcomes (or a list of sustainability-focused programs):
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Do course level sustainability learning outcomes contribute to the figure reported above (i.e. in the absence of program, division, or institution level learning outcomes)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the course level sustainability learning outcomes and the programs for which the courses are required:

The number reported above is the number of students that took one of the "sustainability focused" courses as a "core" course (i.e. compulsory) in completing their degree programme in UCC. The following programmes in UCC require completion of one of the "core" sustainability focused programmes:

CK106 - Applied Psychology (BA)
CK404 - Environmental Science (BSc.)
CK107 - Geography (BA)
CKE55 - Sociology (MA)
CKE56 - Sociology of Development and Globalisation (MA)
CKR53 - Applied Environmental Geology (MSc)
CKR55 - Freshwater Quality Monitoring (PGDip)
CKR38 - Marine Biology (MSc)
CK606 - Architecture (BSc)
CK600 - Engineering (BSc)
CK706 - Public Health Sciences (BSc)
CK506 - International Development and Food Policy (BSc)
CKE39 - Coastal and Marine Management (MSc)
CKE69 - Planning and Sustainable Development (MPlan)
CKA13 - Geography (HDip full-time)
CKA43 - Geography (HDip part-time)
CKL46 - Marine and Maritime Law (LLM full-time)
CKL47 - Marine and Maritime Law (LLM part-time)
CKL48 - Environmental and Natural Resources Law (LLM full-time)
CKL49 - Environmental and Natural Resources Law (LLM part-time)
CK201 - Commerce (BA)
CK504 - Nutritional Science (BSc)


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.