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Engineering - Computer & Electronic

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Date of Review Sep 05, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type Mature
From Galway Ireland
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Why did you choose your course?

I became unemployed, I always had an interest in electronics, but had no qualification, so when I got the chance to return to education I jumped at the chance.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

It is a hard course but very rewarding and interesting, you are challenged mentally and if you put in the effort good grades are attainable.

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

21-25hrs

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

On

Is your course weighted more on

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Completing your project and having it work as it should

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

I enjoyed the whole course

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

More about maths!

Why?

It is a very professionally run library, has good internet service and even free daily newspapers to read.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

As a mature student, I don't get involved too much in the social scene, but all the younger students seem to enjoy it, from what I can gather.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Similar to other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

Engineering Society

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

Gives up to date info on guest lectures and has The Engineering Ball every year

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Yes

Why?

Everyone should

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?

No

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Great Place to learn

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