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Human Health & Disease

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Date of Review Sep 28, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type Traditional
From Monaghan Ireland
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Why did you choose your course?

I really like the area of work.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

The area of work, working with people and interest in food.

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

30+hrs

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

Off

If off campus, does this affect you and how?

We are based in DIT and James hospital as well. So far my house has been situated between the three and its not too bad.

Is your course weighted more on

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Working with people and gaining knowledge about food and its role in Physiology and Biochemistry.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Communication methods of some lecturers.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

More Home Economics and Biology for Leaving Cert.

Why?

Between DIT and Trinity, all my library needs are taken care of.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Much more than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

Players, Nutrition

Why do you enjoy being a member of this society? why should a prospective student think of joining this society?

Societies help people find a group of friends with a common interest other than just the course they chose. It can help develop relationships outside a course.

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?

€40

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

€350-450

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

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