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I'm writing my personal statement at the moment and I'm seriously struggling. I am on a gap year so I don't really have support from my old sixth form as the current year applying are getting priority. I'm looking to do combined honours of Creative Events Management and Film, Radio and Television production. However not all of the courses I am applying for offer all aspects of these courses. Some only offer film production, some are called Music and Festival Management etc.

This is why I'm struggling with my personal statement so much as I'm technically applying for 4/5 courses with only one personal statement. Should I just write it as if I'm applying for one course? Should I just include everything? Pleaaaase help
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I'm writing my personal statement at the moment and I'm seriously struggling. I am on a gap year so I don't really have support from my old sixth form as the current year applying are getting priority. I'm looking to do combined honours of Creative Events Management and Film, Radio and Television production. However not all of the courses I am applying for offer all aspects of these courses. Some only offer film production, some are called Music and Festival Management etc.

This is why I'm struggling with my personal statement so much as I'm technically applying for 4/5 courses with only one personal statement. Should I just write it as if I'm applying for one course? Should I just include everything? Pleaaaase help
The best advice anyone can give you is to decide what you really want to study and apply for that. Spreading a ps across 4 different subjects is flagging up to the admissions tutors that you aren't really committed to any of them. You will have to make a decision in the end, so better to make it now and make a properly targeted application which has a great deal more chance of success.
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I'm writing my personal statement at the moment and I'm seriously struggling. I am on a gap year so I don't really have support from my old sixth form as the current year applying are getting priority. I'm looking to do combined honours of Creative Events Management and Film, Radio and Television production. However not all of the courses I am applying for offer all aspects of these courses. Some only offer film production, some are called Music and Festival Management etc.

This is why I'm struggling with my personal statement so much as I'm technically applying for 4/5 courses with only one personal statement. Should I just write it as if I'm applying for one course? Should I just include everything? Pleaaaase help
You should have 2 paragraphs describing what you have done for your course and an intro to say how you became interested.

Into is probably a lot harder i must say, and it may be that you will have to narrow down what you write. E.g. Not righting about radio. Its possible but slightly risky. A mate of mine applied for a joints with accounting and never once mentioned it in his PS.
Try create links between your courses. Obviously easier said than done

All i must say is that, your course isnt one that is massively competitive, so i suspect you mistakes or hints of uncertainty may get a sniff, but not as much of an inhale of rejection.
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