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

No

Why?

It is different from how I expected it to be, and it is very badly run.

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

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

One or two lecturers are very nice and helpful, but they are in a minority.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

How disorganised it is, how all of the assessments are due at the same time.

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

How dry it was.

Library facilities

Good.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Because it is continuous assessment, we can't go out much like typical college students, but we see each other a lot between lectures for lunch, etc.

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?

A few choirs.

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

Singing in a choir is very rewarding and we get to learn some fantastic music and meet new people.

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Weekly living expenses?

€120-140

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

€250-350

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

Would you recommend living in college halls?

Only for first years who are dependant.

Where would you recommend students live?

In a houseshare/flatshare with other students.

If yes, where and why?

Cheaper than halls and more independence is gained.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Most courses other than my own seem to be very good, and it is a lovely place to study.

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