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Commerce International

Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
4 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
1 Unhelpful votes.
From Limerick
Social Life

Why did you choose to study this course?

Its general business degree thats widely recognized as a valuable asset for people to have. I plan to further my education in an area of science/IT after i finish my business course so that i can have technical and business skills to my advantage

Are you happy with your choice of course?


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?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Its very easy compared to leaving certificate standard. Some modules are interesting.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Too many people are in the course and its hard to have a sense of place within such a large group.

Was your course what you expected?


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

How boring business can be at times


There are not enough books available for loan and the short loan facility is poor at best. 2 Days loan is not enough in my opinion for some books. The course I am in has over 300 people in it and there are around 10 Accounting books in the library.

Is there a good social life on your course?


Please describe

There are a lot of nights out etc. The majority of the people in my course are from 1 and can be seen on nights out in 1

Rate your course in terms of difficulty


Please rate your course in terms of workload

Less than 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 would you recommend this college to a friend?

Its a nice place to study. The business facilities are good and its easy access

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