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

Why did you choose to study this course?

Its a great college with SO much potential. Right now it is not delivering though....so many people, so many societies, so many sports. All that is missing is the ,We are UCD students together, atmosphere.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

because i really enjoyed science in school and i couldn’t get into medicine first time round so i want to go through the back door so to speak.

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


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

i really enjoy my course and get a lot out of it

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


If off campus, does this effect you and how?


Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

End of year exams

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


What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

seeing how what I’m learning can be applied to real life

Was your course what you expected?

such a large percentage toward final exams

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



I don't know

Is there a good social life on your course?

some aspects are good, others are not. its not warm enough and its loud when its busy because there are so many people there

Please describe


Rate your course in terms of difficulty

a lot of people go out but if you go out too much your college work suffers

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Neither Easy nor Difficult

Are you an active member of any societies?

More than other courses

If yes, please name the societies


If yes, please name the sports clubs?


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


How much does your rent cost per month?


How would you recommend this college to a friend?

its good

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