United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

Film & Television Studies

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. You will succeed with our 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. We have also established strong connections with industry partners such as BBC, Tribeca Film Festival, S4C, Fiction Factory, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Ffresh Film Festival, BAFTA, Avid, and Arad Goch. Just a stone throws away from campus is the National Library of Wales, one of the UK copyright Libraries. Students from our department have access to the sound and screen archive there. 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.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £13,200