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/Fine Art

Film and Television studies and Fine Art at Aberystwyth University will allow you to develop new or broaden and deepen your skills in painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, book illustration, experimental film, installation and site-specific performance. In the 2016 National Student Satisfaction survey, the University was ranked in the top 4 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2016). This programme offers you training that connects traditional skills with contemporary practice and theory with industry links such as The Aberystwyth Arts Centre, BBC, S4C, and Boomerang+ Plc. Students on this course will benefit from our superb facilities and resources that are catered for this degree. The School of Art houses its studios for you to work from, purposely designed rooms for life drawings, exhibitions, print making and MAC suites to name a few. The Department of Theatre, Film and Television is home to 3 HD Camera television studio, gallery with chroma-key and auto cue capability, 30 editing systems, avid media composer, adobe premier pro and final cut software, 50 industry standard HD cameras. In both departments, you will be taught by experts who well known in the film production industry as well as our internationally renowned artists, curators and art historians within the School of Art. On campus, we pride ourselves on our close association with the University's Arts Centre, which is one of the largest in the UK and a major venue for exhibitions by contemporary artists and designers. Through this strong collaboration, this degree is designed to offer you the training that connects traditional skills with contemporary practice and theory. Students in our department can exploit our exciting opportunities such as studying abroad under the Erasmus + programme (studying in any of our European partnered Universities in countries such as Turkey, Norway and Germany). We also offer students to take part on several field trips and the destinations in the past have included: Madrid, Paris, Rome Moscow, Lisbon to name a few. Our employbaility statistics speak for themselves, in the 2015 DHLE results, an overall 92% of the University's graduates were in employment or further study 6 months after graduation. Upon successful completion of this course, you will emerge with real world capabilities and possess the core employability skills enabling you to pursue careers in: Film distribution; Marketing and Public relations; Advertising; Arts Administration to name a few. A number of our graduates have found employment with: The Tate; Victoria and Albert Museum; Royal Academy of Arts; The Saachi Gallery; the BBC; the Royal Collection Trust; Design and Arts Council.

  • 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