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Date of Review Oct 17, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type Traditional
From Tipperary Ireland
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Why did you choose your course?

Because it was within my interests, the job opportunities when I graduate are very very high, computer science/software engineer students are sought after enormously in this world.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

it was the right choice Because it was within my interests, the job opportunities when I graduate are very very high, computer science/software engineer students are sought after enormously in this world.Also the teaching and lecturing of CSIS Staff at UL are brilliant at teaching the course.

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

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Learning about how computers work, operate,designing systems and software, its extremely exciting working as a team on projects etc.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

the small bit of maths that is required. it should envolve a bit more continuous assesment, more projects and assesments throughout the year rather than just the marks for final exams.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

the maths

Why?

it should be twice the size it actually is now..other than that the facilities are great!

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

More than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

DJ Society

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

it's exciting, even for beginners. come along and join

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

Please choose your sport(s) club

Tennis

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

Dont be shy, nobody really knows eachother in these clubs. you'll make loads of friends and meet loads of people especially in the tennis club weather your a beginner or advanced player come along.

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in college halls?

I didn't live on campus because it was much too expensive for me, but I probably would have got on academically better if i did live on campus. Plus it's much handier living on campus I would imagine.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Tremoundous atmosphere on campus, everyone has great fun. the Clubs Societies-bring people closer together! The teaching facilities. the Oportunities. the lifelong friends you make..GET INVOLVED!! :D

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