Writing a personal statement for 4 different subjects?

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I am applying to the courses listed below:
PPE - OXFORD & MANCHESTER
PPL - WARWICK ( or )LAW - WARWICK
As you can see that is a total of 4 different subjects ( politics, philosophy , economics and law) do you think it is possible for me to incorporate all 4 subjects in 1 personal statement & how.
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(Original post by Sxbvna)
I am applying to the courses listed below:
PPE - OXFORD & MANCHESTER
PPL - WARWICK
LAW - WARWICK
As you can see that is a total of 4 different subjects ( politics, philosophy , economics and law) do you think it is possible for me to incorporate all 4 subjects in 1 personal statement & how.
I think you can do it - the subjects are very closely related. Focus on areas which link the subjects together: political philosophy, economic regulation, philosophy of law and so on.
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I would recommend not doing so. Admissions tend to dislike this - they are hard to incorporate and it can make you sound as if you don't care about the course you are applying for. I'd suggest either writing it for the course you want the most (and maybe adding a line or so towards the end about the others) or choosing one course to apply for. I'd recommend writing it as a PPE statement, and adding a line or so about law.

This probably isn't what you wanted to hear but I hope it helps X
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(Original post by Sxbvna)
I am applying to the courses listed below:
PPE - OXFORD & MANCHESTER
PPL - WARWICK
LAW - WARWICK
As you can see that is a total of 4 different subjects ( politics, philosophy , economics and law) do you think it is possible for me to incorporate all 4 subjects in 1 personal statement & how.
So you want to apply for 2 completely different courses at the same very competitive university (Warwick), and you think you have a chance? Get real, those courses are very competitive, they will know you've applied to do 2 different courses and will think you're not that serious about any of them because you haven't dedicated your application to 1 subject.

People apply to do law because they want to do law, not in case they don't get into a completely different degree somewhere else like Oxford. This is 2017, university applications have never been more competitive, there will be literally thousands of people writing dedicated personal statements for 1 subject.
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So you want to apply for 2 completely different courses at the same very competitive university (Warwick), and you think you have a chance? Get real, those courses are very competitive, they will know you've applied to do 2 different courses and will think you're not that serious about any of them because you haven't dedicated your application to 1 subject.

People apply to do law because they want to do law, not in case they don't get into a completely different degree somewhere else like Oxford. This is 2017, university applications have never been more competitive, there will be literally thousands of people writing dedicated personal statements for 1 subject.
ok firstly chillax a little, I meant i'm either applying for law at Warwick or PPL i didn't mean i'm applying for both. The whole reason for me asking that question was so i could have a better grasp on my chances. PPE & PPL both include politics and philosophy so i dont see why not ? i dont get why people on here love putting themselves on a pedestal while they bring others down. You should 'get real' and realise its really not that deep babes x
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I would recommend not doing so. Admissions tend to dislike this - they are hard to incorporate and it can make you sound as if you don't care about the course you are applying for. I'd suggest either writing it for the course you want the most (and maybe adding a line or so towards the end about the others) or choosing one course to apply for. I'd recommend writing it as a PPE statement, and adding a line or so about law.

This probably isn't what you wanted to hear but I hope it helps X
That's what i thought also,its just that my dads pushing me to go to Warwick and they don't accept anyone for PPE without an A grade in maths GCSE ( which unfortunately is the only subject i didn't get an A in ( ). So i thought PPL would be my next bet. Oh well ill figure something out.
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ok firstly chillax a little, I meant i'm either applying for law at Warwick or PPL i didn't mean i'm applying for both. The whole reason for me asking that question was so i could have a better grasp on my chances. PPE & PPL both include politics and philosophy so i dont see why not ? i dont get why people on here love putting themselves on a pedestal while they bring others down. You should 'get real' and realise its really not that deep babes x
Your first post makes it very clear that's you're 'applying' for all of the courses listed, you go on to confirm this throughout the post. I'm trying to help you maximise your chances of getting in, of course it's that deep.
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