From £59

  • 100% Online
  • Delivered in English
  • Suitable for ages 16+
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What will you learn?

Our Personal Statement Writing course will help you understand the different qualities admissions tutors want to see on personal statements, and how you should communicate them. You will write two personal statement drafts and get feedback on them so that you can further develop your personal statement.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Write a personal statement that describes your skills and qualities
  • Evaluate the relevance of extra-curricular activities to your personal statement
  • Plan super-curricular activities for your personal statement
  • Adopt a positive mindset for writing your personal statement
  • Express your reasons for choosing your course
  • Manage the process of writing and editing your final draft


Course features

This course is 100% online and packed full of engaging learning materials, and includes a personal action plan for each learner. Additional features are available if you wish to take this course as part of a Study Group.

  • Designed by Eton College experts
  • Personal action plan
  • Interactive tasks, videos & quizzes

Why should I take this course?

This course is right for you if you are applying for a UK university and want to:

  • Write a personal statement that admissions officers want to read
  • Get as many offers as possible from your choice of universities
  • Know the best approach for applying to top universities such as Oxford or Cambridge

Some universities receive over 45,000 applications – that’s 45,000 personal statements to read!

How can you take this course?

There are two ways you can take this online course, depending on how you wish to study and how much support you require.



  • Start any time and work at your own pace
Course breakdown

  • 7-10 hours of self study learning materials

  • Progress dashboard
  • Certificate of completion

Tutor Group


  • Paced daily learning with your tutor group
  • Courses starting from 12th April
Course breakdown

  • 7-10 hours of self study learning materials
  • Regular guided discussions and collaborative tasks
  • 4 online group classes with an EtonX tutor and your tutor group (up to 8 students)

  • Progress dashboard
  • EtonX tutor
  • Feedback on two personal statement drafts
  • Collaborative learning
  • Certificate of completion

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