LII Professional Studies: Labour Market Information. Dr J Copelton Senior Careers Adviser. You and career planning. Career options. You. Career paths. Advice & mentoring. The career development cycle. 1.Self-Assessment Values/interests Skills/Experience. 2. Opportunity Awareness WDGD?
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Students at Queen’s have access to three
labour markets. In order of size these are:
b:In overseas employment 2.0%
c:Working and studying 6.9%
d:Studying in the UK for a higher degree 8.3%
e:Studying in the UK for a teaching qualification 0.7%
f:Undertaking other further study or training in the UK 1.2%
g:Undertaking further study or training overseas 0.2%
h:Not available for employment, study or training 4.2%
i:Believed to be unemployed 7.3%
j:Other2.5%Destinations of GB Mechanical Engineers 2005
MEng graduates are much more likely to be working with major employers in GB while BEng graduates are mostly working in NI.
Why is this?The MEng/BEng Effect
Chartered engineer status means you
have satisfied your professional
institutions requirements regarding –
(Eli Lilley, ESB Intl., Intel, Kerry Group, Mercke, Microsoft, Siemens, Smurfit Kappa).
(Source: LM Bulletin 19, DEL)
In a market economy, the forces of supply and demand push the price of a commodity toward the level at which quantity supplied and quantity demanded are equal.
This shows that although graduates working in Northern Ireland had the lowest mean weekly earnings across all regions, the financial benefits of a university education were relatively large compared with other regions.Earnings differentials