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Engineering - Aeronautical

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type Traditional
From Limerick
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Why did you choose to study in this course?

It is the only integrated science and teaching degree to the best of my knowledge

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I was aiming for veterinary, this was my second choice. It was the right second choice for me as it is at its heart a science degree and I surprisingly like the education part too.

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

26-30hrs

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?

No

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

I really enjoy the biology modules. They are usually quite interesting and the labs are great !

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Chemistry is quite difficult, a good basis in it would be a good idea before the course.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

If I had done all the science courses for the leaving cert I would have been a lot more prepared for this course

Why?

There is usually plenty of room except for study week and during the exams.

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?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

I would try and stay involved with the choir society. I would also have joined the womens rugby team.

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

60-80

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?

Yes

Would you recommend living in College Halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in College Halls Why?

It's easier to get yourself settled and used to a routine, especially in first year.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

The social aspect, and I don't mean the drinking. Making new friends, there are so many people and so little time but this is where lifelong friends are made !

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

You will make loads of friends in your course, don't worry.

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