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Mathematics - BA - Joint Honours

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

keen interest in financial markets and maths

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

high regarded degree in ireland. opens a lot of doors

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?

No

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

small class sizes, focus on finance,

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

maths can be very theoretical, not enough real world application. more group work needed

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

extremely math orientated.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Small group, form a close bond quickly. go out together a lot

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Extremely Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Similar to other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

qsoc, students union

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

become class rep!! you get to know so many people and lots of advantages

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?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

ˆ350-450

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

Would you recommend college halls?

Yes

Why?

make so many friends

If yes, where and why?

donnybrook, clonskeagh, stillorgan

If yes, where and why?

terenure and dundrum public transport to ucd not great

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