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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
Student Type Traditional
From Kilkenny
Social Life
Academics
Campus
Sports
Entertainment

Why did you choose to study this course?

I'm interested in Economics and Politics

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

I love campus life in UCD and the course is very interesting

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

11-15hrs

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?

Studying current events Analysing Political systems Discussing Economics

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

My Philosophy Elective

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

Nothing I didn't know already

Why?

It has what I need

Is there a good social life on your course?

Yes

Please describe

People are friendly and approachable, the student bar on campus is very good and I have an excellent class rep

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy nor Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Less than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

University Observer Belfield FM UCDSU

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

Yes, they're all very beneficial, great fun and helps you to meet people

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?

ˆ60-80

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

ˆ450-550

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend college halls?

Yes

Why?

Glenomena Residence

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

Great college, great people and great social life

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