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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
1 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
From Carlow
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Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

If I did pure law or pure business, I would probably get bored with similar subjects, I enjoy the variation. I found most of the modules interesting. The class is quite close, and a decent size, making it easy enough to get to know people.

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?

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?

Tutorials- Opportunity to learn, understand and be challenged. The variation. The mix of continuous assessment and end of year exams. Getting to know the class.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Some lectures were quite dull and didn't try to engage the students, meaning low attendance. No economics tutorials. It is very competitive.

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

Its intensity. The individual modules we do. How competitive it is.

Why?

Not enough plug sockets for laptops.

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Class of about 120 so a good size for class trips, class nights out, by now I know about a third to half of the course where as some friends in Arts know very few.

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

Law Soc

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

Yes. One of the biggest societies on campus. Guest talks and debates are interesting. Good if you do law.

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

If yes, please name the sports clubs?

 Volleyball

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

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?

ˆ40-60

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

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

If you make the effort to get involved you will have a good time. Lots of sports and societies. Good fun and social scene. However, if you don't know people can seem hard to get involved, can be quite cliquey.

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