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Statement section Personal statement A book about TV production stated that: "for most people, television is just another of those amenities that we take for granted: it is part of our everyday life like radio, films, and newspapers". Not for me. I am an overseas student from Vietnam who always knew from the bottom of her heart that TV and film production is what she wants to do above all else. I remember once I read in a book: 'the media is the most powerful entity on earth' and 'without education, you are not going anywhere in this world'. I wish to combine these two quotes by Malcolm X and follow my dream to become a successful producer. ...read more.


I am gaining a solid background in media and I believe that being educated at degree level would enable me to enhance my interest in the subject as well as building up a strong foundation for my future career. Furthermore, University would enable me to expand my knowledge as a media student and I am sure I would enjoy attending the workshops. Even though I only started the media course at college in January 2008, I have been involved in different aspects of media for a few years. As I am so attracted to TV and film production, I had worked on producing a variety of media projects in high school in Vietnam. ...read more.


Last but not least, I am currently studying Maths, Psychology and Media at A-level. I hope that Maths as well as AS-level Business studies have been invaluable in teaching me to deal with numbers so that I will be able to make my shows profitable. Psychology has provided me with an introduction to research methods and by applying its principles in my most recent media modules, I have widened my knowledge base, allowing me the opportunity to produce my own study on a contemporary topic and thus develop my skills further. With all of my skills, my personality and my ambition, I believe that the university course I have chosen will suit me. ...read more.

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