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Date of Review Nov 04, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 4th
Student Type Traditional
From Galway Ireland
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Why did you choose your course?

A relation of mine had completed it in previous years and really enjoyed it! He encouraged me to do it.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I picked the I.T stream in third year and really enjoyed the practical subjects, it was a change from all the theory in years 1 and 2.

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?

I love the mathematical/accounting/finance subjects. I also enjoyed doing these subjects through I.T.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

I hated full theory based subjects with 100% final exams!!! I definitely think all subjects should have some type of a C.A.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

I was pretty aware of what to expect from talking with people that had completed this course before.

Why?

Anything I'v ever needed was always at hand.

Is there a good social life on your course?

No

Please describe

Never had any class party's. The class never pulled together. Now I am in 4th year and we have a much smaller class, everyone gets on much better.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

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

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

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Not for me

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

€40-60

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?

Yes

Would you recommend living in college halls?

Yes you make friends easier.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

I would say 10 out of 10. All lecturers are very approachable and friendly. Any problems I had were dealt with quickly and I never had any problems in this college.

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