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Arts - Joint Honours

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
Student Type Traditional
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Why did you choose to study in this course?

I thought it gave me a lot of choice for subjects.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I found the course interesting. However I am disappointed that I will not be able to continue my two favourite electives next year.

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?

16-20hrs

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

On

Is your course weighted more on continuous assessment or end of year exams?

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

I find the modules very interesting and I feel like I'm learning a lot from them.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

We have to do modules in Academic writing which I find are quite tedious.

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

I wish I had considered more carefully the choice of modules I could keep on for second year.

Why?

There are a lot of resources available although it can be quite difficult to learn how to access them.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy nor Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Similar to other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

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?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

150-250

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

Would you recommend living in College Halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in College Halls Why?

You get to know loads of other students.

If yes, where and why?

Thomond or Drumroe.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

All the new people I've met.

What advice would you give to somebody coming to ULknowing nobody?

Join some clubs and societies and get to know your flatmates well.

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