Grade inflation in Irish universities

Grade inflation in Irish universities

The recent discussion around the comments of Paddy Cosgrave, the founder of The Summit, have reignited the question of grade inflation.
Facts are useful on this…the chart shows the increase in top degree classes over time

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11 thoughts on “Grade inflation in Irish universities”

  1. Even if grade inflation is real, and even if TCD has less of it than other universities, can we definitely infer from that the quality of TCD programmes are of a higher quality than other universities.

  2. The percentage of students achieving a first from NUIM was 8 times higher in 2005 than in 1994. I have this right, yes?

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