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1rst-year students that change their major

Students who change degree course during the first year out of the total number of new student entrants in the same year. A change of degree course is where a student enrols in another degree programme in the following academic year (the values shown for year x correspond to changes in degree course of admission cohort x-1)

1rst-year ECTS credit pass rate

Quotient between the number of credits that students pass in the first year and the number of credits in which students are assessed in the same year. This does not include recognised credits.

1rst-year student progress rate

Quotient between the number of course credits that students pass in their first year and the number of credits in which the students enrol. This only takes account of ordinary credits that correspond to a given degree course. Recognised credits, adapted credits and credits transferred from other programmes are excluded.

1rst-year ECTS credit completion rate

Quotient between the number of credits a student passes in the first year and the number of credits in which the student enrols in the 1st year. This does not include recognised credits.

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Accreditation

A verification process, in the form of a site visit, which ensures that a programme is being delivered in accordance with the initial design submitted for the ex-ante accreditation procedure.

Admission index

Grade of the last person gaining admission to a course in the June call for applications either by way of higher secondary education or vocational education and training.

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Certification of the internal quality assurance system

verification of the implementation and fitness for purpose of the IQAs in the faculty/school responsible for running the programme/s covered by the IQAS. IQAs certification shows that the institution reviews, analyses and improves and enhances the study programmes delivered in the faculty/school.

Calendar years and academic years

2018 includes figures from the 2017-2018 academic year.

Contract type

Contractual status of a graduate's current or most recent job.

Course content well coordinated: The course content was well coordinated and there was no overlap between courses

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Completion rate within t and t+1

Proportion of those graduating in a given year who either complete their studies either within the theoretical period of time it takes to complete the degree course or one additional year, compared to the total number of graduates in the same year. Drop-outs or changes of degree are therefore not taken into account.

Completion rate within t

Proportion of those graduating in a given year who complete their studies within the theoretical period of time it takes to complete the degree course compared to the total number of graduates in the same year. Drop-outs or changes of degree are therefore not taken into account.

Courses and credits taught by post-doctoral teaching staff

ECTS credits assigned to programmes and educational components taught by PhD/doctoral degree holders

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DGU code

The courses in the same degree delivered in different faculties may vary.

Developed functions

Level of education and/or training for the duties and responsibilities required of graduates in their current or most recent job.

Demand relative to places available

Ratio of the number of student applicants in the university entrance procedure (pre-registration) in June whose first choice is a place on the degree course in any of its forms to the number of places available.

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Employment status

Employment status at the time of the survey (three years after graduation). Unemployed means a graduate is in search of employment.

Efficiency rate

For graduates in any given year, the quotient between the total number of credits required to graduate in a particular degree programme and the number of credits in which students actually register for, i.e. if a student just enrols for the requisite number of credits or not.

ECTS deployed

Number of ECTS credits that the programme carries (both shared and non-shared courses). Teaching hours by research staff are NOT included.

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Final year project: The final year project was useful for consolidating the skills acquired during my degree studies

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Facilities: The facilities were conducive to my learning experience

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

First choice demand

Number of student applicants in the university entrance procedure in June whose first choice is a place on the degree course in any of its forms.

Full-time students

Full-time equivalent students (with an academic year's workload of 60 credits) out of the total number of enrolled students

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Gross monthly income (full time workers)

Mean gross monthly earnings of graduates in full-time employment at the time of the survey. Estimate based on stated annual earnings (12 monthly payments).

General satisfaction: I am satisfied with the degree programme I took

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

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Institutional accreditation

Accreditation for faculties and schools that have certification for IQAs implementation and renewal of accreditation for 50% of their study programmes. Institutional accreditation provides for the accreditation of all recognised HE programmes delivered in a faculty/school for a period of five years, which is renewable.

Information on the website: Information on the degree programme was easy to find on the website and I found it useful

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

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Library and teaching support services: The resources provided by both library and teaching support services fulfilled my needs

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

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MEC code

A university degree programme can be delivered in different faculties.

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New student entrants

Number of first-year entrants enrolling for the first time in a faculty/school and degree course.

Number of teaching staff per course

Number of teaching staff with designated teaching and/or research duties and responsibilities on the course. Includes both full-time and part-time staff. It does not include staff whose main activity is research, regardless of whether they have a teaching load or not.

Number of Thesis defended

Number of Thesis defended during the course

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Outcomes

Synthesis of some satisfaction survey' items, related with Outcomes, collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Offered places

Available places on the course in all of its different forms. In the case of dual degree programmes and groups of degrees (with common links), it includes the total number of available places.

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Provision

Veure codi MEC i codi DGU. There are three types of provision: o Basic: the student enrols in and studies for a degree programme and, on completion, is awarded the degree qualification. There are different variants of this, such as courses are taught in English or by way of distance learning. o Group: the student takes a group of courses amongst a series that lead to different degrees and, at a given point in the course of studies, chooses a specific major (degree course) to study and, on completion, is awarded the degree qualification. o Dual: the student enrols in two degrees simultaneously and completes them in less time than it would have taken to earn them separately and, on completion, is awarded two degrees.

Practical skills: level

Rating of practical training received, collected three years after graduation (from 0 to 10)

Percentage of 1rst-year students that change their major

Students who change degree course during the first year out of the total number of new student entrants in the same year. A change of degree course is where a student enrols in another degree programme in the following academic year (the values shown for year x correspond to changes in degree course of admission cohort x-1)

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Response to comments and suggestions: My comments and suggestions were responded to properly

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Ratio between new entrants and available places

Ratio of the number of new student entrants on a course in all of its forms to the number of places available.

Ratio of Thesis with international mention

Ratio of Thesis defended with international mention

Ratio of Thesis directors with merits in research

Ratio of Thesis directors with research merits

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Structure and syllabus: The structure and syllabus of the degree course were conducive to learning

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Systems for assessment: The systems used for assessment satisfactorily reflected my level/s of learning.

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Student mobility: My experience with student mobility programmes was an important part of my learning experience

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Student support services: The student support services (information, registration, academic formalities, grants, guidance, etc.) provided good counselling and assistance

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Student support

Synthesis of some satisfaction survey' items, related with Student support, collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Student progress rate

Quotient between the number of course credits that students pass in and the number of credits in which the students enrol. This only takes into account ordinary credits that correspond to a given degree course. Recognised credits, adapted credits and credits transferred from other programmes are excluded.

Students (FTE) / teaching staff (FTE)

Number of full-time equivalent students (60 ECTS credits) per full-time equivalent teacher (240 contact hours), or the number of students per teacher on the course.

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Time taken to find first job

Time taken by graduates to find their first job.

Theoretical skills: level

Rating of theoretical training received, collected three years after graduation (from 0 to 10)

Teaching staff: I was satisfied with the teaching staff

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Teaching methodologies: The teaching methodologies used by teaching staff contributed to my learning

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Tutorials: Tutorials were useful and helped to my enhance my learning

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Teaching and learning

Synthesis of some satisfaction survey' items, related with Teaching and Learning process, collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

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Validation

Evaluation (ex-ante accreditation) of a programme's course of study prior to introduction of the degree programme.

Virtual campus: The virtual campus facilitated my learning experience

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

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Would you take the same degree again?

People who would be inclined to take the same degree in the same faculty or school again. This gives a satisfaction indicator after graduation.

Would you study at the same center again?

People who would be inclined to take a degree in the same faculty or school. This gives a satisfaction indicator after graduation.

Work load: The work load was consistent with the number of course credits

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)

Work experience: Work experience enabled me to apply the knowledge acquired during my degree studies

Satisfaction survey' item collected the next year from graduation (from 0 to 10)