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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type Traditional
From Wexford
Social Life

Why did you choose to study this course?

I like the thoughts of a career in law and by doing business as well i felt i was keeping my options open.

Are you happy with your choice of course?


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

Theres no other course i can think of that id rather be doing!

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


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


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?


If you studied abroad, is there any advice you would give someone looking to study abroad?

Im studying abroad next year!

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

the modules, the mix of 2 subjects, its interesting and not too difficult!

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

its quite big so i couldnt say i know everyone in my class!

Was your course what you expected?



i dont use it very often but when i do im happy enough with it!

Is there a good social life on your course?


Please describe

great class parties and trips with a good turn out from the class!

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy nor Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Similar to other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?


Are you a member of any sports clubs?


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


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


How much does your rent cost per month?


As a first year did you live in college halls?


How would you recommend this college to a friend?

i like ucd but i dont love it! i love my course and the friends i have made there and i love the independence of living away from home. BUT in school i was involved in so many sports and activities but like i said i was disappointed to find that a lot of ucd sport teams are focused on weekend races and training!

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