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Law with Economics

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
2 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
From Louth
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Why did you choose to study this course?

I was interested in Law, and thought job prospects would improve if I had some experience in economics.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

No

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

The amount of Maths involved in economics made it the wrong choice.

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

21-25hrs

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?

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

You can pass some modules without doing too much work.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

You need to spend hours reading tutorial material which ultimately proves futile at exams.

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

That there was a lot of maths involved!

Why?

Never had any trouble looking for a book.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

There are regular class parties

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

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?

Yes

If yes, please name the sports clubs?

 Gaelic Football

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?

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?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

ˆ450-550

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend college halls?

Yes

Why?

The craic is mighty, and its by far the best way to get to know others.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

UCD is more than a college. It becomes a part of you, like a second home.

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