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Date of Review Apr 26, 2012 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
Student Type Traditional
From Dublin Ireland
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Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

Why?

Its exactly what i thought it would be, difficult and challenging but rewarding.

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

26-30hrs

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?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Hands on parts of Engineering, such as labs, and practical aspects.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Lectures.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

How much is expected of the students to have already covered at Leavig cert Level despite the fact that the subjects were not obligatory to have already done to get into the course.

Helpful leaving cert (or equivalent) subjects?

Applied Maths
Physics
Technical Drawing
Construction
Engineering
Chemistry
Honors Level Maths

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Class nights out are arranged quite often.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Extremely Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Much more than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Not for me

Why?

I have no time due to the large workload that is required to fo for my course.

Weekly living expenses?

€60-80

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

No

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Excellent, very accessible as is situated in the Heart of dublin city, surrounded by various shops and restaurants.

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