HNDs: Personal Statement Guidance

Please provide a personal statement between 300 and 500 words. Use the sub-headings below to structure your personal statement to reflect your skills and personal qualities. You should include information that shows:

  1. Your commitment, enthusiasm and interest to the subject area
  2. An understanding of how this course relates to your career ambitions
  3. An awareness of current debates or issues in your subject area
  4. Evidence of communication skills
  5. Previous experience of team-work
  6. Evidence of IT skills
  7. Your experiences since leaving compulsory education, including employment, work experience or continuing education
  8. Any other relevant information to support your application

For students applying for HND in Fashion

As a prospective fashion student, it is vital that we can see some evidence of your skills before we can make a decision on accepting you application. Please upload upto 20 pieces of evidence. Alternatively, if you have an online portfolio of work, please provide the URL link for the website.

For students applying for HND in Product Design

As a prospective Product Design student, it is vital that we can see some evidence of your skills before we can make a decision on accepting you application. Please upload between 10 and 20 pieces of evidence. Alternatively, if you have an online portfolio of work, please provide the URL link for the website.

For students applying for HND in Music (Performance)

As a prospective Music performance student, it is vital that we can see some evidence of your skills before we can make a decision on accepting you application. Please upload between upto 10 pieces evidence that reflect your performance skills. Alternatively, if you have an online portfolio of work, please provide the URL link for the website.

For students applying for HND in Music (Production)

As a prospective Music Production student, it is vital that we can see some evidence of your skills before we can make a decision on accepting you application. Please upload between upto 10 pieces evidence that reflect your musical skills. Alternatively, if you have an online portfolio of work, please provide the URL link for the website.

For students applying for HND in Performing Arts

As a prospective Performing Arts student, it is vital that we can see some evidence of your skills before we can make a decision on accepting you application. Please upload between 2 contrasting pieces  video evidence that reflect your performance skills. Alternatively, if you have an online portfolio of work, please provide the URL link for the website.

Although are not making an application via UCAS, their guidance is still useful for contrasting personal statements and can be found here.