How many hours a week was your first year time table?

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    Another random question: is the 3 x 10 week terms quite standard? In all I'm only doing at most 27 weeks (maybe less with exam breaks?!)
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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    Hours in your time table not your philosophu
    What i mean is you cant do well by not going to all hours prescribed
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    (Original post by skeptical_john)
    Another random question: is the 3 x 10 week terms quite standard? In all I'm only doing at most 27 weeks (maybe less with exam breaks?!)
    Last term is usual exam prep so expect hardly any contact time
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    I'm doing mechtronic engineering and I had 25 hours/week in my first year. Seems to be dropping to about 17 this year
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    (Original post by skeptical_john)
    Another random question: is the 3 x 10 week terms quite standard? In all I'm only doing at most 27 weeks (maybe less with exam breaks?!)
    Not really, it's usually one large first term of about 12/13 weeks then two 8-10 week terms, otherwise you end up breaking up very early for Christmas and heading back very soon after new year. Exam or coursework breaks will take off 4-6 weeks of that time.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    Not really, it's usually one large first term of about 12/13 weeks then two 8-10 week terms, otherwise you end up breaking up very early for Christmas and heading back very soon after new year. Exam or coursework breaks will take off 4-6 weeks of that time.
    There are the term dates, there's a 1 week break every term. I have seem to have the shortest terms out of the few unis I checked.
    Autumn Term Monday 3 October 2016 - Saturday 10 December 2016
    Spring Term Monday 9 January 2017 - Saturday 18 March 2017
    Summer Term Monday 24 April 2017 - Saturday 1 July 2017
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    In my first year (Biology) I had 10 hours a week of lectures, 3-6 hours in labs and 1 hour in a tutorial. At most that was 16 hour a week.

    In my second year I had around 12 hours a week in lectures. Labs were a bit random, where some weeks I could spend 9 hours in labs and then go weeks with nothing. I haven't got my third year timetable yet, but I think it will be similar for the first term and a half and then I have nothing apart from my dissertation.
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    My first year and second year were both 20 or 21 hours (typically, 14 in lectures, 6 in labs, 1 tutorial). Thankfully, I had only one 9am start. I haven't had my third year timetable yet, but it's going to be a bit skewed, as I'm doing 5 half modules in the Autumn term, and only 3 in the Spring. Subject is Astrophysics.
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    Mine has around 18 a week. But the same course at imperial has 25 per week
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    Hey,
    Does anyone know how many hours a week it is for Film Production??
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    (Original post by joezaim23)
    Hey,
    Does anyone know how many hours a week it is for Film Production??
    Not enough to be ever worth doing a degree in.
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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    Not enough to be ever worth doing a degree in.
    Very very snobbish and unnecessary.
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    (Original post by Monsieur M)
    Very very snobbish and unnecessary.
    Not really snobbish as we are all collectively paying £50k for it.
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    Studying Music:

    Semester 1: 14 hours a week made up of 2 hours of lectures, 7 hours of workshops, 2 hours of seminars, 2 hours of chorus and a 1 hour lunchtime concert.

    Semester 2: 12 hours a week made up of 1 hour of lectures, 6 hours of workshops, 2 hours of seminars, 2 hours of chorus and a 1 hour lunchtime concert.
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    (Original post by Monsieur M)
    Very very snobbish and unnecessary.
    He's not exactly wrong.
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    My last two years off college:-
    9am - 5pm every day.

    My first year of uni:-
    Monday - 2pm - 4pm
    Tuesday - Off
    Wednesday - 10am - 2pm
    Thursday - 9am - 1pm
    Friday - 9am - 1pm

    Safe to say I'm slightly disillusioned in how much they'll be covering.
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    BSc Computing - 16 hours in semester 1 and 11 in semester 2. My timetable changes each semester.

    Second year:
    October, Semester 1 -
    Seminar: 2 hours.
    Lectures: 5 hours.
    Tutorials: 9 hours.

    Monday: 09:00-18:00 😭
    Tuesday: 09:00-14:00.
    Wednesday: 09:00-11:00.
    Thursday: Day off 💃🏻
    Friday: 09:00-18:00 😭

    January, Semester 2 -
    Seminar: 0 hours.
    Lectures: 5 hours.
    Tutorials: 6 hours.

    Monday: 11:00-18:00 with a 4 hour break in between for 1 hour lecture fml 😭
    Tuesday: 14:00-16:00.
    Wednesday: Day off 💃🏻
    Thursday: 11:00-18:00 with a three hour break in between for 2 hour tutorial 😭
    Friday: 14:00-16:00.

    I'm honestly not looking forward to semester 1, my timetable doesn't look nice and I have 3 09:00ams.. Oh well! At least it's of 09:00am lectures, only 1 seminar lol. My lectures finish on 7th April.
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    (Original post by Ishax)
    BSc Computing - 16 hours in semester 1 and 11 in semester 2. My timetable changes each semester.

    Second year:
    October, Semester 1 -
    Seminar: 2 hours.
    Lectures: 5 hours.
    Tutorials: 9 hours.

    Monday: 09:00-18:00 😭
    Tuesday: 09:00-14:00.
    Wednesday: 09:00-11:00.
    Thursday: Day off 💃🏻
    Friday: 09:00-18:00 😭

    January, Semester 2 -
    Seminar: 0 hours.
    Lectures: 5 hours.
    Tutorials: 6 hours.

    Monday: 11:00-18:00 with a 4 hour break in between for 1 hour lecture fml 😭
    Tuesday: 14:00-16:00.
    Wednesday: Day off 💃🏻
    Thursday: 11:00-18:00 with a three hour break in between for 2 hour tutorial 😭
    Friday: 14:00-16:00.

    I'm honestly not looking forward to semester 1, my timetable doesn't look nice and I have 3 09:00ams.. Oh well! At least it's of 09:00am lectures, only 1 seminar lol. My lectures finish on 7th April.
    What's diff between seminar lecture etc?
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    (Original post by TrojanH)
    What's diff between seminar lecture etc?
    Lectures are where a lecturer is teaching you and 200+ other people, when I consider the fee I'm paying is ridiculous. I don't expect one to one lectures, but certainly smaller group would be nice.

    Tutorials are where you ask any questions if you're stuck and get extra support. I also have tutorial work to do as it will form part of my coursework portfolio at the end. I usually have my print out lecture slides in tutorial, go over what I don't know and do the tutorial work.

    Seminar are where the class is much smaller (20 people) and you discuss a task or group work etc. I only have one seminar for second year.

    Hope this helps!
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    9 hours a week ( 3hrs lectures/ 3hrs workshops/ 3 hours seminars).

    Education and Childhood Studies
 
 
 
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