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BAFilm and Television Studies / Drama and Theatre Studies

Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom, Aberystwyth
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Overview

Aberystwyth University offers a wide range of Joint Honours schemes that allow you to study two subjects that best suit your interests. In choosing to study the Joint Honours Film and Television Studies / Drama and Theatre Studies degree at Aberystwyth University you’ll immerse yourself in a rigorous and challenging discipline combining both practical and theoretical elements. You will look through and beyond historic and established forms to explore what drama, theatre and performance can be now and in the future as well as examining film and television histories, productions, institutions and audiences. You’ll have the opportunity to encounter a wide range of critical and creative forms and practices and develop your capacity as an independent maker, thinker and scholar. The intellectual, practical and transferable skills acquired whilst studying Film and Television Studies / Drama and Theatre Studies will prepare you for a variety of careers in the creative media, creative arts and beyond.

The Film and Television Studies / Drama and Theatre Studies degree is your opportunity to develop skills as a maker and thinker of contemporary drama, theatre, film and television. You will gain an understanding of each of these inter-related forms as a site of study, thought and creative practice. Through a combination of theoretical and practical explorations you will critically examine and engage with a wide range of contemporary practices, from theatre and performance to film, television and media production

Career opportunities

The Film and Television Studies / Drama and Theatre Studies degree provides a balance between critical academic approaches and practical experience and a trajectory of increasingly independent work to develop the skills you need to pursue career opportunities in the creative media, creative arts and beyond.

The Department has excellent links with local, national and international production companies providing students opportunities to gain an insight into the industry and develop their networking skills. A guest speaker programme gives students access to industry experts to develop their knowledge of the creative industries and showcase their work and ideas.

Work placements are actively encouraged to allow students to develop the transferable and professional skills which will enable them to succeed in the workplace. In recent years students have been able to take placement opportunities with the BBC, Fiction Factory and Boom Pictures.

Many students find employment with film and television companies, working as researchers, editors, floor managers, camera operators, designers or directors. Many students have also gone on to work as actors, performers, directors, and designers, either directly, through association with co-operative and professional companies, or after further postgraduate study. Many graduates have also found employment in a variety of different areas including teaching, administration, marketing, management, and public relations. Furthermore, the degree will help you to begin developing your own ideas into realisable projects, equipping you as a cultural entrepreneur.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States