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

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    (Original post by skeptical_john)
    To some extent I'm envious of people who have long contact hours as it feels like they are getting their money's worth but on the other hand I do feel like I can often make better use of my time than when I'm in a lecture or class.
    Yeh I was thinking there isn't much contact time on my course. However, I do study better by researching independently. I just need to make sure I time manage well and get rid of most distractions 😂😂
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    9 hours a week

    Monday: 1 hour lecture, 2 hour workshop
    Tuesday 3 hour lecture, 3 hour workshop (FUN!)

    Journalism
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    First Year - about 12 hours a week (Monday off)
    Second Year - about 10 hours a week (Wednesday off)
    Final Year - 7 hours a week (Tuesday & Wednesday off)

    Studying English Literature and Drama & Theatre Studies. What am I paying 9k a year for
    Ah well shouldn't complain compared to some people I know, I just have to find other stuff to do!
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    Monday: off (for the time being, timetable always been suspect to last-minute changes).
    Tuesday: 9am start, 2 hr lecture til 11.
    Wednesday: 9am start, 2 hr clinic til 11, 1hr tutorial til 12, another 1 hr tutorial til 1.
    Thursday: 9am start, 2 hr lecture til 11, 2 hr break, 2 hr lecture until 3, 1 hr and 30 mins practical until 4:30.
    Friday: 11am start, 2 hr lecture until 1.

    That's 13.5 contact hrs/week.

    Studying optometry at Hertfordshire btw.
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    Neuroscience
    It's not the same every week, but as an example, in my third week I have 10 hours of lectures and 8 hours of labs. The following week 16 hours of lectures and 8 hours of labs...
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    The most I have is 11 in first term, and 13 in second term. Last year I could have had anywhere from 14-16 hours a week, I can't quite remember but I also took a minor subject which added more hours onto my timetable.

    I am a second year Psychology student, for reference. I have more contact time for Psychology this year but less time in lectures/labs overall.
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    Languages undergrad - 8 hours a week spread across all 5 days with a couple of 9am starts.

    Now I'm postgrad part time and it's 4 hours a week.

    Amongst my friends in undergrad the hours varied from 9-5 every day to only 3 hours a week

    PS be happy if you have a lot of contact hours - you're getting your money's worth. Also your course is more structured. Fewer contact hours means more self-study
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Lol.... How do you have enough time to breathe after self study?
    Engineers don't / aren't supposed to have social lives.
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    12 Hours a week.
    Monday - 5 Hours of lectures & 1 hour seminar
    Tuesday - 2 Hour lecture & 2 hour laboratory work
    Wednesday - 2 Hour seminar
    Thursday & Friday off

    Cardiac Physiology
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    16 hours: spread between supervisions, language and translation classes and lectures.*
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    14hours for Biomed
    Free Wednesday and Fridays
    spread between lectures, practicals, and workshops
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    (Original post by moneymania999)
    12 Hours a week.
    Monday - 5 Hours of lectures & 1 hour seminar
    Tuesday - 2 Hour lecture & 2 hour laboratory work
    Wednesday - 2 Hour seminar
    Thursday & Friday off

    Cardiac Physiology
    That's a lovely timetable for a health subject!
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    If there's anyone who is doing a joint honours language degree, could you post and tell me how many you get p/w

    Or direct me to a post if someone else has already said.
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    12 hours a week, three 9am starts (plus one 2pm start..). This changes for second semester which is 16 hours total with starts at 10 or 11 all week
    The timetable I have atm is slightly confusing so I'm not sure what's a lecture vs what's a tutorial etc at the moment.
    Subject is anthropology.

    My mum's bf was a bit surprised I don't get a day off though, apparently his department (engineering, different uni) tries to make sure all their students get a day off each week (supposed to be for going to the library/doing coursework etc)
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    22 hours a week.
    Nursing.
    In my third year now and my timetable is near 25 hours a week. Some it's only 20.

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    16 hours -Accounting and Finance
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    1st year Med, this weeks 26 hours, not counting lunch and stuff. 9am start with a 4/5 finish with Wednesdays half days.
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    25 hour weeks, reached 40 hours when we had dissections.

    Medicine
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    Physics at York

    about 10hrs of lectures a week, 9-5 day in labs and about 2-3hrs of problem classes and tutorials. Most days start at 9 or 10 but a few days every now and again start at 11 or later sometimes. 3rd term always has less on the timetable. Even got as nice as Fridays off in the final term of 1st year.
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    (Original post by skeptical_john)
    To some extent I'm envious of people who have long contact hours as it feels like they are getting their money's worth but on the other hand I do feel like I can often make better use of my time than when I'm in a lecture or class.
    Agreed, contact hours don't exactly reflect the quality of a course, if anything it seems like the better ones have less contact hours, and others a lot more. I have 15 -16 hours a week , whereas one of my friends at Leicester has 8 for the same course, accounting and finance.
 
 
 
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