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Date of Review Apr 27, 2012 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type International
From Non EU
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Campus
Sports
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Are you happy with your choice of course?

Indifferent

Why?

Some of the courses are beyond my power. The cultural differences rooted in both my and lecturer's minds made it hard to achieve high marks.
Better talk with lecturer in advance.

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

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

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

More communication with lecturers and tutors.

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Small assessments all the year around instead of one big final exam.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

I couldnt think of one.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

The differences between the grading systems.

Library facilities

Great library facilities and great studying atmosphere.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Stable Club is the perfect place to hang out after one week's busy schoolwork.
The Cafes are rather good.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Similar to other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

No

What society are you a member of?

I joined two clubs, but didnt go to one activity for there are loads of schoolwork to do.

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

Please choose your sport(s) club

Outdoor pursuits. We have all kinds of activities, including climbing and jogging,etc.

Are your training facilities at a good standard?

Yes

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Yes

Why?

Good way to keep fit and meet new friends.

Weekly living expenses?

€120-140

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

Where would you recommend students live?

College Court, University Court or the campus village.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

It is good and I love the studying atmosphere as well as the social life.

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