In choosing to study joint honours History/Film and Television Studies at Aberystwyth University you will immerse yourself in two rigorous and challenging disciplines, combining both practical and theoretical elements. In Film and Television Studies you will explore the practical and theoretical approaches to the examination of politics, film and television histories, productions, institutions and audiences. In History you will encounter a broad range of historical periods and gain an understanding of how and why the world has evolved the way it has. On this degree programme you will have the opportunity to encounter a wide range of critical and creative forms and practices and develop your capacity as an independent film-maker and thinker, while equipping yourself for research and analysis in many contexts. As a student studying History/Film and Television Studies at Aberystwyth University you will enjoy full membership of the National Library of Wales. One of only five copyright libraries in the United Kingdom, with over six million books, maps, prints and manuscripts, it is situated within a five-minute walk of the University. You will find this especially valuable when writing your dissertation in your final year. The intellectual, practical and transferable skills acquired whilst studying on this programme will prepare you for a variety of careers in the creative arts and the public sphere.