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University of Hertfordshire 4.2 / 144 reviews
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The course is broad yet useful. You learn most of the industry material in class while challenging yourself with hard yet interesting assessments. The lecturers are very nice, helpful and fun.

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gives me a basic understanding of how a production crew works to achieve an outcome that we can be proud of, all the understanding of how TV has progressed through the generations is ver very useful to see all the technological and creative advances made in the industry. so the course is very enriching.

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the content and structure of the history course is very good and i would recommend it to anyone who is interested in humanities. Most of the time the modules are well structured, although the content at times can be overwhelming it is full of interesting information. Structure depends on the teacher, certain teachers have pre-planned lessons whereas others have not. Although i have a preference for well prepared teachers, those who have not prepared a lecture are able to spend more time explaining a certain historical event without worrying about the next section. The forms of assignment are okay with second year assignments much better than first year. I think for first year students, teachers should incorporate lectures on how to answer exam questions because this was not taught well. Ii have thoroughly enjoyed history however i would prefer if they offered other historical periods or events instead of the same type; nazism, WW1, Cold War and would offer maybe Ancient Greece, Roman Empire, more on the British Empire, Medieval Europe

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I'm a first year student, so I don't have a full picture of the course but from what I have experienced so far it's been very good. The lecturers have all be engaging and largely helpful with regards to settling us into an academic style of learning. The course is blended; the assessments take a range of different forms, from power points, to recordings, to exams. While it's all positive, the transition from higher education to further education is difficult, especially given that students all come from different learning backgrounds. I'm aware that we have a critical reflection module next semester, the ideology being it should aid us to write critically; this could be moved forward to be one of the first modules in order to help equal out the playing field for those struggling with academia.

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So far I feel my degree has been going fairly well, one criticism would be that I feel there is a slight lack in structure in the scheduling in lectures. I.e: different lectures on different lectures everyday rather than focusing on a topic a day....otherwise it has been great.

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My degree is amazing and i love what im doing...however there are some clashes between the two departments that make it difficult for me to attend all the sessions which i believe puts me a disadvantage immediately

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Computer science here at Hertfordshire so far, seem very well structured. It's easy to learn everything that they put out in front of you. The course supports those who're struggling really well too. I really appreciate the help they've given me.

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I am a first year student. The course is split into academic time and placement time, this is 50/50 throughout the course. In the first year we learn human biology and the healthy adult to gain an understanding of what a healthy and 'normal' patient should be like in relation to bloody pressure and when monitoring etc. We obviously then apply this biology to nursing and learn how to take observations. You also learn how to improve your academic writing and to think critically and reflect on your actions, therefore allowing you to improve and progress along the course. You also get to work with our healthcare professionals including other nurses and other professionals from the school of health and social work. Hertfordshire has a great reputation in relation to nursing and are well respected on employment. I have enjoyed my time here so far and the workload is very manageable, whilst still challenging. They provide many resources to enable your success and have many great lecturers.

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My Course has been going well so far but the labs sessions could be more useful if we had more time in there because the degree is about making medicine in a lab so why are we spending all our time in a classroom? Besides that the course is great if you've been studying something related to this course in the past. This degree will also help you know more about the medicines we take and how it affects our body. One advice I can give is to never discard any old science college textbook or information because it will definitely be needed as reference or for revising, it is science everything is related to each other. The course at my university is broken down into 4 modules throughout semester A and B. In each module a series of labs and tests will be carried out so teachers could see your progress and if help can be provided if needed before the final exam in Semester B which will be at the end of the year. This is a 4 year course with an optional integrated placement year In the third year.

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This course is stimulating if you are good with numbers. As someone that is not too great at mathematics, I am really struggling to cope with the numerical modules such as economic tools and techniques. The course is informative and the most interesting module in my opinion is global perspectives in business. In this module you learn about different cultures and there's plenty of cool facts to learn. There is 1 one hour lecture per week per module and also 1 one hour seminar per week per module. This alows plenty of time for independent studying throughout the week.

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