Aberystwyth University Film And Television Studies

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University Film And Television Studies

In choosing to study this Film and Television Studies Degree you’ll be immersing yourself in a rigorous and challenging discipline combining both practical and theoretic components. The department works closely with the BBC, S4C, and Boomerang+ Plc. With a focus on developing the essential competences and capabilities demanded by the key industry employers, the Film and Television Studies Degree will provide you with the skills and attributes demanded in the discipline. On top of that you’ll be taught in one of the UK’s pre-eminent facilities by enthusiastic and dedicated staff.

  • A vibrant and creative department where drama and theatre, film and media, and scenography and theatre design collide.
  • Complementary learning landscapes where theory and practice are designed to feed into each other.
  • Diverse range of practical and theoretical modules in film and television, from fiction to documentary, and from mainstream to experimental.
  • Excellent teaching staff who are research active and working in partnership with external organisations.
  • Superb facilities and resources for practical work in film and television: 3 Camera High Definition television studio and gallery with chroma key and auto-cue capability; 30 editing systems – Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro software; 50 industry standard HD cameras – P2 and AVCHD formats; DSLR and GoPro cameras available.
  • Connections with key industry partners such as BBC, Tribeca Film Festival, S4C, Fiction Factory, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Ffresh Film Festival, BAFTA, Avid, and Arad Goch.
  • Exciting exchange opportunities within Europe and internationally.
  • Unique geographical location.
  • Access to the Sound and Screen archive at the National Library of Wales and Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
Our Staff

All academic staff at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies are research active and/or involved in Knowledge Transfer projects and have either relevant academic qualifications at doctoral level or equivalent professional experience and expertise.

Single Honours

  • Creative Arts (BA, 3 year)
  • Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Film and Television Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • History and Media (BA, 3 year)
  • Liberal Arts (BA, 3 year)
  • Media and Communication Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Scenography and Theatre Design (BA, 3 year)

Joint Honours

  • Creative Writing and Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Creative Writing and Film and Television Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Drama and Theatre Studies / History (BA, 3 year)
  • Drama and Theatre Studies / International Politics (BA, 3 year)
  • Education / Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • English Literature / Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Film and Television Studies / Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Film and Television Studies / English Literature (BA, 3 year)
  • Film and Television Studies / Fine Art (BA, 3 year)
  • Scenography and Theatre Design / Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Scenography and Theatre Design / Film and Television Studies (BA, 3 year)

Integrated Masters

  • Liberal Arts (MLIBA, 4 year)

Welsh Medium *

  • Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Drama and Theatre Studies / Film and Television Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Film and Television Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • History and Media (BA, 3 year)
  • Welsh / Drama and Theatre Studies (BA, 3 year)
  • Welsh / Film and Television Studies (BA, 3 year)

*Delivered partially or entirely through the medium of Welsh.