Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    Hello,

    I've been asked to submit a "200 word article on an issue that has affected your local area" for a Journalism, Film and Television Studies BA as part of my application.

    Now, 200 words is nothing but I'm a little bit confused about what they want. I've written an article in the style of a local newspaper report on pedestrian crossing for local schools, using some government figures on road traffic accidents involving children and a quote from the local MP (a quote she gave to her official website.)

    Will this be the sort of thing they're looking for? Or are they looking for something more based on my personal opinions on an issue? Or something else?

    Any help appreciated,
    Thanks.
    • PS Reviewer
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    PS Reviewer
    Ask the uni. They're probably most likely to want something in journalism style, so a newspaper article, but they might equally want something a bit more formal. It's best to find out in advance, rather than finding out after you were rejected for doing it wrong.

    Posted from TSR Mobile
 
 
 
Poll
Do you agree with the PM's proposal to cut tuition fees for some courses?
Useful resources
Graduates celebrate

How to write a good personal statement

Expert PS advice from the people who will read it

Uni match

Find your perfect uni course

Don't know where to apply? Let our uni match maker be your guide

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.