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Economics, Politics & Law

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

I wanted to combine my interests of politics and economics

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

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

The standard of the degree, the interest in the modules and meeting new people

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?

16-20hrs

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?

Yes

If you studied abroad, is there any advice you would give someone looking to study abroad?

The whole learning and appreciation of different cultures and how they look on academic learning

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The people I'm studying with

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

Some boring lecturers

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

That law was hard and needs a lot of study throughout the year

Why?

Wide range of books, databases to access, some excellent study space also....BUT there's not enough computers

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?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

Irish Society, Table tennis, pool/snooker

Why do you enjoy being a member of this society? why should a prospective student think of joining this society?

Meeting new people who enjoy the same stuff as you do and good relaxation after a day’s work

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

Yes

Are your training facilities at a good standard?

Yes

Do you feel that you are playing at a standard that matches your ability?

Yes

Why?

More clubs and TOXIC TUESDAY!!!

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?

The social aspect of college in DCU is amazing!!! And the degree at the end of the day is very respectable

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