Masters labour market 2023
AQU Catalunya has completed in 2023 the 8th the study of the employment outcomes of graduates. The study is promoted by the Catalan public universities through their social councils, the private universities, and the Department of Education.
The study on Master’s degrees analyses access to the labour market as experienced by 15.423 people, Master’s degree graduates in the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years.
Analysis and results
Web page EUC Dades: comparison of survey results among the HEIs running the degree programme.
What are the employment outcomes for master’s degree graduates of the Catalan university system?
- Unemployment rate at historic lows for master’s degree graduates.
- Stagnation in satisfaction. Among those dissatisfied, 50% indicated the design and quality of the degree programme as the reason.
- The main training deficit was in regard to the communication skills sought by the labour market.
Fieldwork: November-December 2022 for electronic mailings and January-May 2023 for telephone calls.
Participating universities: UB, UAB, UPC, UPF, UdG, UdL, URV, URL, UOC, UVic-UCC, UIC, UAO CEU.
Reference population and sample: The reference population is formed by 40,910 graduates (people who graduated from 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years).
Data protection policy: Consult the information on the source and use of personal data from the AQU Catalunya employment outcomes survey.