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Social Studies Applied - Social Care

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 5th
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Student Type Mature
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Why did you choose to study in this college?

interested in working with youth, wide choice of subjects, a lot of diffferent career choices.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

On reflection, what made it the right or wrong choice for you?

I have changed and grown as a person since Ive started this course. I have learned a lot about myself and become more self aware. This course is perfect for me.

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?

16-20hrs

Are your lectures/labs mainly based on or off the main campus?

On

Is your course weighted more on continuous assessment or end of year exams?

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

its very practical, you get to go on work placement in 2nd year and 3rd year. Placement is a great opportunity to make contacts for the future and you get to learn so much. You finally get to put theory into practice which is very rewarding. you can also study in denmark or norway in 3rd year and have the opportunity to go abroad for placement in 3rd year. The subjects are extremely interesting and the staff are so helpful.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

There can be a lot of assignments in this course which are continually assessed, this didn’t suit me personally as i prefer exams but everyone is different

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

better knowledge of the modules

Why?

Library been recently renovated.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy nor 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

How much do you spend on living every week (going out, food, transport etc.), excluding rent and bills?

40-60

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

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

My favourite thing about IT Sligo is the willingness of most lecturers to provide the highest quality of education and taking a genuine interest in the students.

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