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Date of Review Aug 30, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
1 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
From Mayo Ireland
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Why did you choose your course?

I chose my course because it had a mix of business subjects along with computer subjects for the computing side of a business

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I think the balance between computer subjects in the course has made it worthwhile as I.T in businesses is a major part of any business.

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

Is your course weighted more on

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Mix of computing subjects that you can do

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

The face that management plays a role in all years is quite frustrating because personally I find management to be quite boring and uninteresting.

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

The amount of management subjects that were mandatory for students to do

Why?

Plenty or reading material and lots of computers to research on

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

The SU always has some sort of event planned for students to look forward to and the events are becoming more cost conscious which is a major help in the hard times.

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?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Not for me

Why?

Not into sports either watching or playing

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

€40

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

Yes

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in college halls?

For first year yes, its a great way to meet new friends there

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Good college, very friendly staff and students, easy to make new firends.

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