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Nanoscience Physics & Chemistry of Advanced Materials

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Date of Review Apr 26, 2012 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
Student Type Traditional
From Clare Ireland
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Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

Why?

Great course, great lecturers, interesting labs and great environment all around.

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

If off campus, does this affect you and how?

N/A

Is your course weighted more on

End of year exams

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?

N/A

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Small lab groups, allowed to work yourself etc.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Sometimes very difficult, especially around exam time! There should be lots of future job prospects.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

How great it is.

Helpful leaving cert (or equivalent) subjects?

Higher Maths, Applied Maths, Physics, Chemistry.

Library facilities

Really great, but I wish people would stop hiding books and that there were longer opening hours.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Lots of nights out organised by ents officer etc.

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?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Weekly living expenses?

€80-100

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

€450-550

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in college halls?

For first year, yes.

Where would you recommend students live?

On campus if you can get it!

If yes, where and why?

Closer to college, can spend a lot of time travelling otherwise.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Telling them to come here. A++

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