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Swansea University Personal Statements

These UCAS personal statements have been kindly provided by students applying to University of Wales Swansea. 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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Politics, Philosophy & Economics (PPE) Personal Statement *****
Politics was not an option at GCSE in my school but having grown up in a family of strong minded individuals working in public service I knew it would be my first choice at A –Level. I have not been disappointed...

History Personal Statement *
I have always been interested in the study of Historical idea's and interpretations. I consider myself to be highly focused on the concept of History and believe that studying this at university would further both my knowledge and interest into the subject...

History Personal Statement
Until I began my A-levels last September, I had never been to school or followed a formal syllabus. My parents homeschooled me. They guided, encouraged, and fed my interests with books, documentaries and discussions...

Geography Personal Statement
All through my academic life I have found Geography extremely interesting because of the vast range of topics involved with it and how it relates to every subject in one way or another. I have a particular interest in the physical side of Geography and especially the topics of: climate change, coasts, hazards and the environment...

Geography Personal Statement (Physical)
My choice of Geography as a degree course has stemmed from a long felt sense of awe of the natural environment and a constant curiosity concerning how natural processes operate. This has grown during my school career, particularly during sixth form, where my passion for geography has taken off...

Natural/Biological Sciences Personal Statement
Experiencing first-hand life as a human in the natural world, I have the authority to confirm that regardless of previous knowledge, unexplained phenomena still exist. As a scientist, I adore observing the unknown, analysing the known and making decisions accordingly...

Marine Biology Personal Statement
The biology and ecology of the world's oldest and most complex ecosystem truly fascinate me. The delicate nature of coral reefs is a particular interest of mine as they are being disrupted by our intrusive and often harmful activities such as oil spills, over fishing, coastal development and the poor buoyancy of inexperienced divers...

Law & Business Personal Statement (International Student)
From an early age, Law has always been number one priority in my vision of the future. Probably because of my father's profession (he is Head of the Regional Criminal Police), I have always been intrigued by Criminology and the idea of analyzing and solving tangled cases...

Product Design Engineering Personal Statement *****
From a young age I have always been interested in how things work, and would often get told off by my dad for taking things apart around the house! I feel that my strength in school lies in the more ‘male’ minded subjects such as Maths and Design Technology, and I feel that engineering is the right route for me to take...

Ancient/Medieval History Personal Statement
My decision to study Medieval History at a higher level was never a difficult one. Having always been interested about the relationship between the past and the present, studying History at AS-Level only strengthened my decision...

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