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Nursing Children's & General - Integrated - Mature

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
Student Type Mature
From Dublin
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Why did you choose to study this course?

I've wanted to study nursing for a few years, was waiting to be accepted as a mature student as my leaving cert points were not adequate.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

Right choice, I'm working towards a career I really enjoy so far.

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

26-30hrs

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

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Placement in the hospitals

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Subjects like science and sociology

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

How time consuming and difficult it is

Why?

Great library in the health science block in UCD

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

We have a small class, everyone gets along well and the class rep is great.

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

Nur Soc

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

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

ˆ100-120

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

ˆ250-350

As a first year did you live in college halls?

No

If yes, where and why?

anywhere along the n11

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