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Mental Health Nursing

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Date of Review Nov 03, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
2 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
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Why did you choose your course?

I am not the type of person who could ever sit in an office for hours to work, thus I wanted where I would be dealing with people on a daily basis. Nursing is a caring profession and something which I had a great interest in

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

It was defiantly the right choice...in first year i had 2 months college and it was from my clinical placement in November that i realized it was the profession for me

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week? (labs,tutorials,lectures,etc)

11-15hrs

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

On

If off campus, does this affect you and how?

No it does not effect me as I am used to working off campus as a student nurse, clinical placements could be in two different counties but all in driving distance im lucky to have a car

Is your course weighted more on

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

No

If you studied abroad, is there any advice you would give someone looking to study abroad?

no option to study abroad

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The relevant lectures and the staff working here in UL they are very accommodating in all areas especially the lecturers they make the course what it is as they are very interesting

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

There is a lot of work involved sometimes I feel the lecturers do not understand the extent of the work that we get from each other

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

I would have loved to have more insight into the course regarding clinical placement I didnt realize the amount of it i would have had

Why?

staff are very helpful

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

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I have made some life long friends from my course

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy not Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

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