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Film and Television Studies/English Literature BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    QW36

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    71st

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    55th

    2 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    111

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    66

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.15

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

The joint honours degree in Film and Television Studies/ English Literature at Aberystwyth University provides exciting and diverse opportunity to explore a variety of forms and genres. Under the expert guidance of a team of award-winning writers, you will develop creative skills that will enable you to work confidently and effectively in a whole host of styles that are valued and widely sought by employers. In addition, your Film and Television studies will provide a complementary set of knowledge and skills which will further enhance your employability prospects and interests. You will find your degree programme both demanding and rewarding. Our aim is to stimulate, encourage and challenge your creativity, ensuring that by the end of your degree you will have not only a portfolio of exceptional creative material but also the skills and attributes to flourish in any workplace that demands dexterity with the written word. You will be taught and mentored by staff who are distinguished practising writers and published authors across a broad spectrum of literary fields. You will be encouraged to develop your creative and critical writing skills. You will be encouraged to expand your range and capabilities as a writer to enable you to work confidently in a variety of forms and genres. We offer all students the opportunity to engage with a wide variety of approaches to literature and cultural history, combining critical thinking with scholarship.You will have the opportunity to explore literary theory - philosophical and conceptual ideas that inform, challenge and problematize the ways we read. In your final year you will have the opportunity to take part in a writing retreat at a country house in mid Wales - an amazing opportunity to spend time with fellow students and staff, developing your final year projects and dissertations, in a splendid rural setting. Aberystwyth is the home to one of the biggest libraries in the world, the National Library of Wales. This copyright institution receives a copy of every book published in the UK. The department is home to New Welsh Review, Wales’ foremost literary magazine - this could be an exciting opportunity for you to get involved.As a student in the department of English and Creative Writing, you can explore studying in one of many partnered Universities across Europe and the rest of the World or complete a year in industry (YES) and develop the skills and contact leads that will give you the head start in the competitive job market. A degree in English Literature is the “gold standard” for any employment setting where communication is valued. All of our modules deliver key skills that enable you to build a comprehensive C.V. that evidences your diverse range of competencies.Our graduates have been successful across the widest possible range of career destinations: Broadcasting; Journalism; Advertising; Publishing; Education; Civil Service; Business; Finance; New Media.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BBC–BBB

Details

To include B in an English related A Level subject

Tuition Fees

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£9,000 per year

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University information

University Ranking

71st

About this University

The campus-based Aberystwyth University is at the heart of Aberystwyth, a cosmopolitan town in Mid Wales.

Address

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus

Penglais Road

Aberystwyth

SY23 3DD

UNITED KINGDOM