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Social Science

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?

Because I had an interest in marketing and thought the course sounded more interesting than a typical marketing course

Are you happy with your choice of course?


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

I think it was the right choice for me as it does not involve any mathematical subjects and I find the way in which people work to be extremely interesting

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?


What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The small tutorial groups which assist in your learning

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

The large essay load

Was your course what you expected?


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

the political nature associated with it


Very well laid out and easy to use

Is there a good social life on your course?


Please describe

Weekly class parties and 2 trips a year

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?


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?

An extremely friendly atmosphere and accommodates for new students who know no one in a brilliant way...I know this from experience. A brilliant social scene and friendly staff.

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