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Business Economic & Social Studies

Date of Review Sep 30, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
Student Type Traditional
From Kerry Ireland
Social Life

Why did you choose your course?

It was a general entry and I felt that I could do a lot with the degree. It also gave me the opportunity to wait a while until deciding what I actually would like to do.

Are you happy with your choice of course?


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

Possibly the wrong one.

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


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


Is your course weighted more on

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?


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

To think carefully about it. Evaluate their own situation and to realise it should be an advantage to their studies and not just a doss.

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Social aspects.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Classes too large. Anonymity of the lecturers.

Was your course what you expected?



Large 24-hour library access necessary all the time.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty


Please rate your course in terms of workload

More than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?


Are you a member of any sports clubs?


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


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


How much does your rent cost per month?


As a first year did you live in college halls?


Would you recommend living in college halls?

Definitely. The best opportunity to meet people.

If yes, where and why?

Rathmines, Ranelagh and city centre.

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