Recently, the Higher Education Authority has released a research of the postgraduate enrollment trend in Ireland, here are some interesting findings:
1. In the academic year 2014, there are 21,566 students enrolled in Full-time postgraduate programmes.
2. There are more female postgraduates than male postgraduates with a 53% vs. 47%.
3. Taught Master Students is the majority of Irish postgraduate students; with more than 10k are enrolled in the academic year 2014.
4. 28% of the postgraduate students are taking programmes in Social science, business and law, which makes these programmes the most popular in Ireland.