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Postgraduate Reviews of Courses at Plumpton College

I've enjoyed the college experience. It's been a very exciting and refreshing course. I like the tutors and the teaching topics. I also enjoyed the wonderful trip to champagne. read full review
Excellent. Far better than I imagined. Dedication and knowledge of lecturers is outstanding.

Quality of facilities is very high

Always able to arrange meetings and speak to tutors quickly read full review
Lectures and academic studies have been useful and interesting
Library resources and academic papers were useful and relevant
Not enough practical experience included, especially in regards to viticulture
Very little tasting provided during the course, would be useful for learning how to identify wine-making problems, wine-making techniques
Poor student life read full review
I’m happy with my experience. I’ve spent time in the vineyard and winery, produced two wines and feel like I’ve learnt a lot. There have been some problems with organisation but these have already improved since semester 1.
The campus is rural so one challenge is transport. Many students drive in and parking can be a problem.

This is a difficult question to answer as I’ve never done a masters before, nor have I studied postgrad at a college. Some students on my course are not happy but I think they are expecting to be handheld throughout. Some of the concepts are difficult, for instance there is a lot of challenging and complex chemistry, and not everyone has a background in chemistry. The biggest problem I have with the course is the negativity these people spread - and I’m not sure how the institution could help with this. read full review