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    I am looking to apply for an Engineering with a foundation year degree but it's hard to start my personal statement because I haven't studied something like Maths, science to an A level standard.

    I have written about the courses that I have studied and my hobbies outside of education and my work experience but I was wondering what people who are doing something similar have put.

    I know I'm running late on my UCAS !


    also the engineering course is at mmu and it says you only need 80 points an maths and science at D GCSE level. But I can imagine it going up so I was wondering if anyone knows about this sort of thing.

    I got three C's last yr for As level.


    Any help would be greatly appreciated !
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    (Original post by BoB92e)
    I am looking to apply for an Engineering with a foundation year degree but it's hard to start my personal statement because I haven't studied something like Maths, science to an A level standard.

    I have written about the courses that I have studied and my hobbies outside of education and my work experience but I was wondering what people who are doing something similar have put.

    I know I'm running late on my UCAS !


    also the engineering course is at mmu and it says you only need 80 points an maths and science at D GCSE level. But I can imagine it going up so I was wondering if anyone knows about this sort of thing.

    I got three C's last yr for As level.


    Any help would be greatly appreciated !
    you need to put why you want to study engineering, especially as you haven't got the typical a-levels for it.
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    Well, why do you actually want to study engineering?
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    Lol are you sure you can get in without either having done a-level math or science?

    Your PS should be able to answer the following questions:

    * what do I want to study?
    * why do I want to study it?
    * what personal qualities, interests and experience do I have which show I am suited to this subject, and to study at university.

    Here's the link on tsr guide to writing PS: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki..._Statement_FAQ
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    (Original post by BoB92e)
    I am looking to apply for an Engineering with a foundation year degree but it's hard to start my personal statement because I haven't studied something like Maths, science to an A level standard.

    I have written about the courses that I have studied and my hobbies outside of education and my work experience but I was wondering what people who are doing something similar have put.

    I know I'm running late on my UCAS !


    also the engineering course is at mmu and it says you only need 80 points an maths and science at D GCSE level. But I can imagine it going up so I was wondering if anyone knows about this sort of thing.

    I got three C's last yr for As level.


    Any help would be greatly appreciated !
    I just recently wrote a pretty good personal statement on Civil Engineering.

    Just answer these questions and include this in your PS:

    * When did you get interested in Engineering?
    * What exact engineering are you looking for?
    * Which engineer inspires you most?
    * What exactly do you like about him? Which works or what qualities?
    * Have you read any books / done work experience / watched documentaries / ... about the engineering you want to do?
    * Why did you choose the subjects you did at A Level?
    * Is there anything that you will have, which nobody else or hardly anyone else will have? (having been to a special place / museum; had an experience of something...)
    * What do you do in your spare time and how does that help you? (e.g. football --> team working skills...
    * Write about a specific aspect of engineering you like? (e.g. resolving forces / ...)

    Just write it all up.
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    (Original post by Law123mus)
    Lol are you sure you can get in without either having done a-level math or science?

    Your PS should be able to answer the following questions:

    * what do I want to study?
    * why do I want to study it?
    * what personal qualities, interests and experience do I have which show I am suited to this subject, and to study at university.

    Here's the link on tsr guide to writing PS: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki..._Statement_FAQ
    http://www.foundationyear.mmu.ac.uk/...ents/index.php Well that is the whole point of a foundation year if you didn't know.
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    (Original post by Law123mus)
    Lol are you sure you can get in without either having done a-level math or science?

    Your PS should be able to answer the following questions:

    * what do I want to study?
    * why do I want to study it?
    * what personal qualities, interests and experience do I have which show I am suited to this subject, and to study at university.

    Here's the link on tsr guide to writing PS: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki..._Statement_FAQ
    At mmu and many other universities that offer the foundation year you can.
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    (Original post by BoB92e)
    http://www.foundationyear.mmu.ac.uk/...ents/index.php Well that is the whole point of a foundation year if you didn't know.
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