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

Indifferent

Why?

It is poorly run and padded with irrelevant modules.

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

11-15hrs

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?

The projects.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

The poorly organised modules.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

The amount of general engineering involved.

Helpful leaving cert (or equivalent) subjects?

Physics, Technical Drawing, Applied Maths

Library facilities

I don't use them as I find the staff unhelpful.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

I have made many friends.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy not Difficult

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?

NetSoc (The Internet Society)

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

It provides many useful services such as web hosting, remote storage and technical advice.

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

Yes

Are your training facilities at a good standard?

Yes

Do you feel that you are playing at a standard that matches your ability?

I don't know

What would be helpful to know before joining your sports club?

I am not in one so I don't know

Why?

I'm a programmer.

Weekly living expenses?

€40

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

No

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

Would you recommend living in college halls?

No idea.

Where would you recommend students live?

At home if possible.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

I probably wouldn't especially as they reorganised first year engineering to have far too much of a particularly poor lecturer.

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