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Animal & Equine Science

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

I was interested in horses and the Equine Industry

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

The course content and the possible employment opportunities

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?

Continuous assessment

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?

Do it!

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Practical work

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Essay writing

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

Course content for the first 3 years is irrelevant

Why?

good space to study, good internet

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

Ag faculty have the most fun!

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?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

Ag soc

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

It’s great fun and made up of great people!

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

If yes, please name the sports clubs?

 Rugby (womens)

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

Yes

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

Yes

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

Yes

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

<ˆ40

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

Join clubs and societies!

How much does your rent cost per month?

Yes

Would you recommend college halls?

Merville Residence

Why?

Yes

If yes, where and why?

Yes

If yes, where and why?

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Yes

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