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

i really like science and the omnibus allows you to choose from a wide variety of courses

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I find the content interesting

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

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

I havent but I would say pick a country that you know you will be ok in

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Seeing the new ideas at the frontier of modern science

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Final exams are always a bit stressful

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

I wish i had a better understanding about the other science modules available to me

Why?

Not just the library facilities but all the facilities in general are great

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

UCD has a class social life in general with about 150 socs/teams theres bound to be somthing for everyone and if not u can always start your own

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

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

Amnesty International, Sci-fi-soc, physoc, juggling society

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

Jugglers are great craic and very welcoming

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

If yes, please name the sports clubs?

 Rifle

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

No

Are your training facilities easily accessible? - if no, why not?

they are in an underground bunker (zombie apocalypse)

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?

ˆ60-80

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

ˆ150-250

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

Would you recommend college halls?

Yes

Why?

If you can afford it its real handy some of them even feed you

If yes, where and why?

The northside it tends to be cheaper

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Its like utopia but u cant drink by the lake

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