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Science with concurrent Teacher Education - Biological Sciences (Bio w/ Physics)

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Date of Review Apr 27, 2012 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
1 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
From Donegal Ireland
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Are you happy with your choice of course?

No

Why?

Not the career I wish to follow. Find the course boring, repetitive.

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

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

I don't know

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

n/a

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Practicals

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Boring topics to revise

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

More of what was involved in learning. Something new rather that just revising over leaving cert subjects in a little more depth.

Helpful leaving cert (or equivalent) subjects?

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science

Library facilities

Loads of books and articles.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

very friendly and open course. Lots of class parties and events. Easy to get along with other students.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy not 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

Weekly living expenses?

€60-80

Do you or have you lived away from home during college?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

€250-350

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in college halls?

Yes! Best way to make new friends your age etc. everyones experiencing the same thing.

Where would you recommend students live?

On campus.

If yes, where and why?

Kilmurry Village. Had heard about it from past students and it lived up to its expectations. Had also lived here for a week during the Kennedy Cup.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Excellent. Definitely have it in one of there CAO choices.

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