401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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Film and Television Studies - Aberystwyth University

In choosing to study this single honours Film and Television Studies degree you will be immersing yourself in a rigorous and challenging discipline, combining both practical and theoretic components. The department of Theatre Film and Television Studies works closely with the BBC, S4C, and Boomerang+ Plc. You'll be taught in one of the UK's pre-eminent facilities by enthusiastic and dedicated staff and, with a focus on developing the essential competences and capabilities demanded by the key industry employers, this Film and Television Studies degree will provide you with the skills and attributes demanded for a career in the discipline.We are a vibrant and creative department where drama and theatre, film and media, and scenography and theatre design collide. The department houses excellent teaching staff with a wide range of expertise in research and professional theatre-making. You will benefit from our connections with key industry partners, such as National Theatre Wales, Music Theatre Wales, Quarantine Theatre Company, and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru. The Department of Theatre, Film & Television studies has superb facilities and resources for practical work: three rehearsal studios, each with flexible technical facilities; 2 large professionally-equipped studios with digital lighting rigs controlled via ETC Congo and Strand Lighting consoles, Yamaha and Soundcraft PAs, Sanyo AV systems and Strand lighting and two NXAMP; and costume and wardrobe facilities.Students also benefit from our close links with Aberystwyth Arts Centre, one of the largest arts centres in Wales, which regularly presents national and international theatre and dance work. This course is taught through the combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops. Our teaching is frequently mixed-mode, interrogating theory through practical investigation and practice through the lens of various theoretical perspectives. You will be assessed through formal and performed essays, written and practical examinations, critical and creative portfolios, practical productions, seminar presentations and group activities. Check out our website for full details on modules! One of our notable and esteemed alumni is Alex Jones who is currently the longest running female presenter on the One Show. During her time at Aberystwyth University, Alex Jones studied Drama and Theatre Studies. Many of our students have been successful in obtaining employment in these fields; Acting and performing; Directing; Designing; Script writing; Teaching and education; Arts administration; Marketing; Management; Public Relations.