School of English

Writing your personal statement

You've got just 4000 characters to describe why you want to study English. It's not much! And it may seem even harder if you want to combine English with another subject on a joint honours course.

Dr Chris Collins shares his thoughts on what to include in a personal statement. From how to show your passion, demonstrate your experience and connect English to other subjects Chris's short video will help get you started.



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