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Spanish/Drama and Theatre BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you are looking for an exciting, diverse and challenging programme combining the study of Spanish language and culture with the combination of theory and practice of Drama and Theatre, then our degree is for you. Spanish/ Drama and Theatre is engineered to empower you to develop your skills and capacities as a theatre-maker and creative thinker with the ability to communicate bilingually in Spanish supported by internationally recognised staff with a wide range of expertise. During your four-year degree, you will have the opportunity to study or work abroad in any of the Spanish speaking countries around the world.As a student in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies you will be joining vibrant and creative department where drama and theatre, film and media, and scenography and theatre design collide. The Drama and Theatre component of this degree is a challenging and creative one where you will be exposed to an unique combination of creative and critical approaches. We also offer various modules through the medium of Welsh. In the Department of Modern Languages, you will have the opportunity to study Spanish from beginners or advanced. During your first year, you will have timetabled intensive linguistic classes where you will concentrate on the following principles: listening, reading/writing, oral and translation. After the first year, you will join students who have started the course at an advanced level. If you're commencing the Spanish component of this course at an advanced level, this will be a continuation of your grammatical and linguistic development from A level (or equivalent) also in the following principles: listening, reading/writing, oral and translation. All students in the Department of Modern Languages will receive four hours of linguistic and grammar classes per week. As a department, we are a relatively small and close-knit which means that you will benefit from the unique approach to language development. All of the language tutors are native speakers or expert in the relevant target language. We know our students by name and not by number.The Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies (TFTS) is a creative one where students benefit from the close connections with key industry partners include National Theatre Wales, Music Theatre Wales, Quarantine Theatre Company, and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru. We are also in close proximity and are neighbors to the Aberystwyth Arts Centre, one of the largest Arts Centre in mid-Wales which regularly presents national and international theatre and dance work. We are situated in the heart of Penglais campus and our exceptional facilities and resources for practical work includes: three rehearsal studios, each with flexible technical facilities; 2 large professionally-equipped studios with digital lighting rigs controlled via ETC Congo and Strand Lighting consoles, Yamaha and Soundcraft PAs, Sanyo AV systems and Strand lighting and two NXAMP; and costume and wardrobe facilities.Many of our students have been successful in obtaining employment in these fields;- Acting and Performing;- Directing;- Translation and Interpretation;- Education;- Designing;- Script writing;- Teaching and education;- Arts administration;- Marketing;- International Banking;- Management;- Public Relations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 102 12

    10th out of 48

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    133 70%

    33rd

    46
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    14th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    3rd

    10

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