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Engineering - Omnibus Entry

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
0 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
1 Unhelpful votes.
From Offaly
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Why did you choose to study this course?

I love to work with people in an exciting and stimulating environment

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I'm in college with good people, the stuff I study interests me and my knowledge will be put to good use.

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?

Off

If off campus, does this effect you and how?

A lot of travel is involved to different hospitals, timetable is confusing

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?

Social interactions, interesting subjects, willingness of lecturers and professors to help

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Difficult timetable, poor organisation and communication from above, difficulty in keeping up outside commitments

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

That it does not lead to a simple 9-5 job at the end

Why?

Good opening hours, helpful staff, good range of books.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Frequent nights out.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

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?

Yes

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

ˆ80-100

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

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Good social life, good standard of education, good people.

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