Research course

Theatre, Film and Television Studies

Aberystwyth University · Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements 2:1 Bachelors (Honours) degree in a relevant subject area, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent

Other Requirements Applicants should submit a full research proposal at the point of application

Months of entry


Course content

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies’ international reputation for conducting cutting-edge quality research makes Aberystwyth an ideal place to pursue research. The Department’s postgraduate community is viewed as a key component of the Department's research and teaching excellence.

Facilities include:

  • 4 Fully equipped studio theatres
  • Digital, high definition television studio
  • 3 Rehearsal rooms
  • 36 Digital video editing, recording and viewing rooms
  • Computerised lighting systems
  • Digital sound studio with digital effects processing and multi-track recording facilities
  • Research student study suite with dedicated computers, editing software, printer and telephone.

The range of topics and methodologies employed is exceptionally wide, covering textual, archival, historical, practice-based, empirical and philosophical studies. Research projects include work in English and Welsh, and across the whole range of theatre and drama, performance studies, scenography, media and communication, and film and television studies.

Information for international students

Information for international students can be found here: Information for International Students : Aberystwyth University

Fees and funding

For funding available to UK students: UK Students : Study With Us , Aberystwyth University

For funding available to International students: International Students : Study With Us , Aberystwyth University

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Theatre Film & Television