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Business Economic & Social Studies

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Date of Review Sep 30, 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 4th
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Why did you choose your course?

I wasn’t sure what to do so I thought BESS sounded like a good general option in which I could specialize as the years went on, I was also strong at business in school.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I am still unsure what I want t do but now I feel at least I have a good general backing for whatever I choose.

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

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

I like my subjects in final year, as they were more specific than previous years.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

I found some on the compulsory subjects tedious in 2nd year, 2nd year was my least favorite year.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

That the Maths was so difficult.

Why?

However, they need more 24-hour study space coming up to exams.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

More than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

Fashion Soc.

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

It was the first year of Fashion Soc. and everyone was very friendly and worked well together I would definitely recommend this society to anyone interested in fashion.

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?

€200+

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

€550-650

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

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