Study Schemes

BA Film and Television Studies / Mathematics [GW16]

Academic Year: 2021/2022Joint Honours scheme - available from 2000/2001

Duration (studying Full-Time): 3 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; Excellence Scholarship; The Coleg Incentive Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (60 Credits)

Joint Honours Film and TV Studies students must take the following core modules:

Semester 1
FM10120

Studying Film

Semester 2
FM10220

Studying Television

FM10520

Making Short Films 1

Year 1 Timetable Core/Student Option

You must take the following mathematics modules. Choose your preferred language.

Semester 1
MA10510

Algebra

MP10610

Calculus

MT10510

Algebra

MT10610

Calcwlws

Semester 2
MA11110

Mathematical Analysis

MP11010

Further Algebra and Calculus

MT11010

Algebra a Chalcwlws Pellach

MT11110

Dadansoddi Mathemategol

Year 1 Options

Choose 20 credits from the mathematics list below. You must take either MA10110 and MA11210; or MA10310 and MA11310. (Choose your preferred language, where applicable.)

Semester 1
MA10110

Coordinate and Vector Geometry

MA10310

Probability

MT10110

Geometreg Gyfesurynnol a Fectoraidd

MT10310

Tebygoleg

Semester 2
MA11210

Differential Equations

MA11310

Statistics

MT11210

Hafaliadau Differol

MT11310

Ystadegaeth

Year 1 Options

Joint Honours Film and TV Studies students, may subject to the demands of their other scheme, take one of the following modules:

Semester 1
FM10620

Studying Media

Semester 2
FM10720

Studying Communication

FM11120

Movements in Film History

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Timetable Core/Student Option

You must take the following mathematics modules. Choose your preferred language.

Semester 2
MA21410

Linear Algebra

MA21510

Complex Analysis

MT21410

Algebra Llinol

MT21510

Dadansoddiad Cymhlyg

Year 2 Options

Joint Honours Film and TV Studies Students must take a minimum of 20 credits and a maximum of 40 credits from the following critical theory modules:

Semester 1
FM20620

Television Genre

FM21320

Stardom and Celebrity

FM25520

Digital Culture

Semester 2
FM20120

LGBT Screens

FM22620

Media, Politics and Power

FM24420

Art Cinema

FM26220

Television History

Year 2 Options

Joint Honours Film and TV Studies students must take a minimum of 20 credits and a maximum 40 credits (20 in each semester) from the following creative practice modules:

Semester 1
FM21620

Writing for Film and Television

FM23820

Work in the Media Industries

FM26520

Creative Documentary

Semester 2
FM20920

Creative Fiction: Horror

FM25420

Creative Studio

Year 2 Options

Choose 40 credits of optional mathematics modules, EITHER from Block A, OR BLOCK B.

Year 2 Options

BLOCK A: (Choose your preferred language, if applicable)

Semester 1
MA20110

Real Analysis

MA20310

Introduction to Abstract Algebra

MA26010

Distributions and Estimation

MA26600

Applied Statistics

MT20110

Dadansoddiad Real

Semester 2
MA26620

Applied Statistics

Year 2 Options

BLOCK B: (Choose your preferred language, if applicable)

Semester 1
MA20110

Real Analysis

MA20310

Introduction to Abstract Algebra

MA25200

Introduction to Numerical Analysis and its applications

MT20110

Dadansoddiad Real

Semester 2
MA25220

Introduction to Numerical Analysis and its applications

MA25610

Hydrodynamics 1

MA25710

Advanced Dynamics

Final Year Options

Joint Honours Film and TV Studies Students must take at least 20 credits from the following modules (please note that the Independent Research Project is worth 40 credits: 20 per semester):

Semester 1
FM30020

Contemporary Film and the Break-Up of Britain

FM34520

Experimental Cinema

FM36000

Independent Research Project

FM38320

Gender and the Media

FM38420

Videogame Theories

Semester 2
FM30320

Contemporary TV Drama

FM36040

Independent Research Project

FM38220

Cult Cinema: Texts, Histories and Audiences

Final Year Options

Joint Honours Film and TV Studies students may take up to 40 credits from the following modules:

Semester 1
FM33500

Experimental Media Production

FM33700

Documentary Production

FM34200

Fiction Film Production

FM37020

Scriptwriting 1

Semester 2
FM33540

Experimental Media Production

FM33740

Documentary Production

FM34240

Fiction Film Production

FM37120

Scriptwriting 2

Final Year Electives

Choose 60 credits (level 3) from mathematics as advised by the department, subject to pre-requisites

Aberystwyth University Standard Awards

  • Entrance Scholarship / Merit Award
  • Sports Bursary
  • Music Bursary
  • International Excellence Scholarship
  • Residential Bursary
  • Aberystwyth Bursary
  • Care Leaver Bursary