Better Knowledge Of Job Market Sees Surge In Points For Science

Written 5 days ago by Newsroom

Students’ improved knowledge of the job market has caused the surge in CAO points required for science degrees.

Athlone IT’s Dr. Nially Seery also says uncertainty over Brexit may be to blame for the fall in uptake in Agriculture courses.

This year sees a record number of college places requiring over 500 points.

Dr. Seery says the increase in applications for STEM courses is a positive: