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Economics, Politics & Law

Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
1 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
From Cavan
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Why did you choose to study in this college?

As I wanted to study business and this course offered a range of subjects as well as giving you the opportunity to do a year’s work experience.

Are you happy with your choice of course?


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

I find the course itself is great, however I haven’t quite made my mind up on the actual college.

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?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

I love the business related modules studied in the course for example, economics and marketing.

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

My least favourite aspects of the course so far have been modules that seem to have no relevance to a business studies degree, e.g. law and skills for success

Was your course what you expected?


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

I wish I had of known more about the college and not focused so much on looking at what the course was like as it is necessary for both the college and course to suit each individual.


For the majority of the year, you can go in and there is always a computer space free.

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?

Probably around 4 or 5 out of ten. i think its academic courses are great however life on campus doesn’t have much appeal.

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