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Engineering - Computer & Electronic

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Date of Review Nov 06, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
2 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
From Galway Ireland
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Why did you choose your course?

I always loved opening up electronic devices and trying to figure out how they worked and this curiosity lead me to this course, Also electronics is a major part of everyday life which meant it is a great subject to be qualified in.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

The amount of practical work involved, no matter how basic your electronic knowledge, when you sit in a lab working with instructions and tools, you really get a good feel and understanding for the topic

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

Continuous assessment

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The relief and joy you get after putting hours into a circuit, and having it work at the end.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Don`t have any.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

A bit more maths could`nt have gone astray.
But i went in knowing very little on electronics and minimum amount of maths,
Its very easy to grasp as long as u keep up to date on the work given.

Why?

A lot of room,
Well stocked with books on every topic needed
and great computer facilities,

great staff to keep the place silent,and a good area to study in

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

The student union do always have events on and keep a great vibe around the college.

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

Engineering Society

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

They have a great end of year ball, aswell as having speakers into the college throughout the year.

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

Yes

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?

No

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

yes. its a excellent college

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