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Ancient History & Archaeology

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Date of Review Apr 26, 2012 Go Back
Year of Study 4th
Student Type Mature
From Dublin Ireland
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Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

Why?

As I am extremely interested in archaeology and ancient history

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

10hrs

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?

Studying the interpretative process of material culture

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Not enough practical archaeology

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

N/A

Helpful leaving cert (or equivalent) subjects?

N/A

Library facilities

Getting worse every year. Resources are being cut and staff are often quick to blame lack of funding or investment on issues that have frankly existed for quite some time.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

sometimes we go out

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Easy

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Similar to other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

What society are you a member of?

Theo, hist

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

A good way to interact with people and a good way to engage with the college experience

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Weekly living expenses?

€100-120

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

Where would you recommend students live?

around the college but not necessarily in college. if you live in college you do get to engage with college life but perhaps too much. Not enough varied experience and quite expensive. Regardless of the opinions of the college, living in Dublin bit not in college is much less expensive.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

If you like theory and dont feel that practical education could benefit you in any way, then this is the college for you.

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