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Common Entry into Science

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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 1st
2 Helpful votes.
Student Type Mature
From Dublin
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Why did you choose to study in this college?

I chose it as it had to do with biology and I like biology

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Indifferent

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

I like it but I don't think there was enough information on the course as I have only just found out I will be doing engineering next year and am dreading it.

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?

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

Probably the labs

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Physics

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

What exactly each year entails

Why?

There are plenty of computers, study areas, rooms and books. It is easy to check out a book

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

More than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

No

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

Why?

I would definitely join clubs and socs like drama or music soc

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?

No

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

I think DCU is a very good college to go to depending on what you want to do in college though. It has great facilities, accommodation, great student night life and has great degree choices.

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