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Napier University, Edinburgh Personal Statements

These UCAS personal statements have been kindly provided by students applying to Napier University, Edinburgh. You can click on one of the links below to view the entire statement and find out if the applicant was offered a place.

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Computer Science/Computer Security Personal Statement
I have made my degree course choices based around my love of computers and all things computing. To help with my decision concerning degree course choices I read through many prospectuses and attended University Open Days, I sat in on some lectures that outlined the course content of each subject...

Advertising & Marketing Communications Personal Statement
The reason I chose the UK as the country I want to study in is that I have always admired its long-established traditions not only in education but also in politics, religion, sport, etc. To me it is most fascinating how Britain has succeeded in preserving its culture, customs and traditions despite the crucial historical events it's been through...

Aeromechanical Engineering Personal Statement
For as long as I can remember, aircraft have always been a primary interest of mine. Being a typical young boy my early interests and aspirations were to become a fighter pilot or an astronaut. However, as I grew older and my eyes were opened to the wonders of physics, my interests were turned to the engineering behind the machines themselves, from the 11 ton Eurofighter Typhoon to the 2000 ton Space shuttle...

Languages/Linguistics Personal Statement
My decision to study languages at University stems from a fascination of the complexity of language and the changes which languages go through. As I am Scottish, I often speak in a regional dialect and I find myself engrossed as to why people speak in dialects and why speakers of the same language can have difficulties understanding each other...

International Business Personal Statement
The motivation behind my decision to gain a Business Degree lies in my determination to better understand how the real world works. I particularly enjoy the way that business blends in with everyday issues...

History and Law Personal Statement
Louis de Bernières writes in ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin` that history is fascinating `because everything [is] connected to everything else in the most elaborate, devious and elegant ways`. Perhaps this explains the importance of history in understanding the modern world; it governs the way in which we view society, dictates our actions and, perhaps most importantly, provides guidance to those who establish law...

Drama Personal Statement *****
When I was twelve years old, I took part in my first drama performance. I played the part of ‘Diva’, an egotistical movie star who, with her personal assistant, was among the group of ordinary shoppers trapped in a supermarket that turns out to be run by Satan...

Engineering Personal Statement
The world of engineering is so complex, yet so inspiring. Incredibly, engineers are discovering more ingenious and inventive solutions to complicated problems, whilst continually maximising efficiency...

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