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Contemporary Culture & Society

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
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Why did you choose to study in this college?

The variety of modules and areas to study

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

Just the mix of modules gives me choices of what I want to do after my degree

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?

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The variety of modules. The fact there's more reading/study at home than lectures.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

The core modules

Was your course what you expected?

Yes

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

None

Why?

It's hard to get books for the reading list and it is impractical to buy a book for a half year module

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?

No

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?

40-60

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

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

fun, different and a great mix of people

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