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Engineering - Computer & Electronic

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Date of Review Aug 30, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type International
From Non EU
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Campus
Sports
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Why did you choose your course?

Interested in learning more about computers and electronic equipment and programming.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

On reflection, what made it the right or wrong choice for you?

Its the right choice for me because not only am learning more about computers am also learning how to build circuits and assemble computers

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week? (labs,tutorials,lectures,etc)

16-20hrs

Are your lectures/labs mainly based on or off the main campus?

On

If off campus, does this affect you and how?

It doesnt affect me

Is your course weighted more on

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

If you studied abroad, is there any advice you would give someone looking to study abroad?

choose courses which will present you with opportunity to study abroad

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Labs, doing things in groups.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

2 to 3 hours of continuous lecture

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

What do you wish you had known before choosing this course?

nothing really

Why?

spacious, quiet, good lighting, lots of seats & computers.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

you get to meet new people from you year and the years above and below you through PAL and other programs like that

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Easy

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Less than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

Student Union, Dj club,American football,

Why do you enjoy being a member of this society? why should a prospective student think of joining this society?

You get to meet lots of people and a chance to make new friends and help everyone.
it will improve your communication skills

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

Please choose your sport(s) club

American Football

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

Yes

Are your training facilities at a good standard?

Yes

Do you feel that you are playing at a standard that matches your ability?

I don't know

What would be helpful to know before joining your sports club?

no gain without pain

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Yes

Why?

Get to socialize and keeps you fit

How much do you spend on living every week (going out, food, transport etc.), excluding rent and bills?

€80-100

Do you or have you lived away from home during college?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

€250-350

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

Would you recommend living in college halls?

yes

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Best college ever!

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