Your Personal Statement should contain a minimum of 500 words; however this may vary depending on the specific university requirements.
Make sure that you write the personal statement in your own words, it should represent you and your ambitions!
Q – Which course are you applying for and why do you want to study this course?
A – Here you need to say why this course is important to you, you can use some of the below points to expand on.
- Improved Career Opportunities
- Personal Motivation (Personal Interest)
- Career Advancement
Q – Why do you think you’re suitable for the course?
Do you have any specific skills and experience that will help you to succeed on the course?
A – You need to say if you have any experience in the field which you will study, any of your past experiences and achievements which are relevant to the course.
- Current Job
- Previous Studies
- Hobbies / Interests
Q – What is your career goal?
How will this graduate degree prepare you for this?
A – You should mention what you would like to do after you are finished with this course. Do you have a long-term plan, or are you hoping to find your passion during this course?
- Job Title / Career Sector
- Gain Knowledge
- Gain Skills
Q – What kind of benefits will you get after completing this course?
A – Say what you hope to gain by completing this course, is there any specific modules or skills which you are excited to gain?
- Analytical Thinking Skills
- Presenting Ideas in a Professional Manner
- Industry Knowledge / English Jargon
Make a short summary of the personal statement, mentioning why you chose to study at the institution. Mention the main points you wrote about in the ‘main body’ and express your excitement to join the course.