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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type Traditional
From Wicklow
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Why did you choose to study in this college?

As Business Studies and Accountancy were my favorite subjects in secondary school

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

Yes, Business Studies was the right choice for me. I still enjoy this area of study and see it as a task to go to lectures. I'm really looking forward to my work placement next year so that I can put what I've learnt so far into practice

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?

No

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

That you touch every area of business from HR to technology and finance to marketing

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

I don't like that we don't get to pick many of our own modules as there's some areas I'd prefer to focus more of my time on

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

That your modules were mostly given to you

Why?

There's usually only a few copies of each required text available for each module so you usually end up buying books which is expensive

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Less than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

If yes, please name the sports clubs?

Rifle Rugby (Ladies')

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

<40

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

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

350-450

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

If yes, where and why?

Near campus

Why did you choose to study in this college?

i was good at accounting at second level

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