Another important role of the PS is that it allows you to explain, although briefly, some information that may not be accurately represented by your transcript or Curriculum Vitae. For example, your GPA might be low because your school places a cap on grades given to students belonging to your major. Another example would be explaining the connection between your undergraduate major and your chosen graduate major, which might seem incongruous at first inspection. For these reasons alone, it is extremely important that you follow a guideline in composing your own PS.
Submitting Your UCAS Application _ UCAS forms can be submitted either in paper form or electronically. Either way your personal statement needs to be typed up electronically and must not exceed 47 lines (~550 words).