Ffrangeg / Drama ac Astudiaethau Theatr

BA Ffrangeg / Drama ac Astudiaethau Theatr Cod RW14 Cofrestrwch am Ddiwrnod Agored Cofrestrwch am Ddiwrnod Agored

Ymgeisio Nawr

Prif Ffeithiau

Cod RW14
  • Cynnig lefel-A nodweddiadol

    BBC-BBB with B in French unless to be studied as a beginner

  • Hyd y Cwrs

    4 blwyddyn

  • Cyfrwng Cymraeg


Manylion pellach ynglŷn â'r gofynion mynediad

Ymgeisio Nawr

If you are looking for an exciting, diverse and challenging programme combining the study of French language and culture with the combination of theory and practice of Drama and Theatre studies, then our degree is for you. In the most recent National student survey (NSS), our French department is number 1 in the UK for student experience and over 92% of our students were satisfied with their course. French/ Drama and Theatre studies is engineered to empower you to develop your skills and capacities as a theatre-maker and creative thinker with the ability to communicate bilingual in French and English 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 French speaking countries around the world. 

Bodlonrwydd Myfyrwyr Cyffredinol a Chanlyniadau Cyflogadwyedd

Adran Astudiaethau Theatr Ffilm a Theledu: 87% boddhad myfyrwyr (ACF 2017)

98% o’n graddedigion mewn gwaith a/neu astudiaethau pellach o fewn chwe mis ar ôl graddio, 4% yn uwch na graddedigion y Celfyddydau Creadigol a Dylunio yn genedlaethol. (HESA 2018*)

Adran Ieithoedd Modern: 92% boddhad myfyrwyr ym maes pwnc Ieithoedd (ACF 2018)

95% o’n graddedigion mewn gwaith a/neu astudiaethau pellach o fewn chwe mis ar ôl graddio, 4% yn uwch na graddedigion Ieithoedd yn genedlaethol. (HESA 2018)


Why study French/ Drama and Theatre studies at Aberystwyth University?

  • A vibrant and creative department where drama and theatre, film and media, and scenography and theatre design collide.
  • Possibility to start French and beginner or advanced level
  • Receive four hours of language work per week (most Universities only offer 2- 3)
  • Unique combination of creative and critical approaches
  • Benefit from the state- of- the-art Language resource centre
  • Excellent teaching staff with a wide range of expertise in research and professional theatre-making
  • Learn in an exceptionally friendly environment, close contact with the teaching staff
  • Study in one of the safest University campus in the UK (The Daily Mail, 2015)
  • Connections with key industry partners, such as National Theatre Wales, Music Theatre Wales, Quarantine Theatre Company, and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru.
  • Superb facilities and resources for practical work: 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
  • Close links with Aberystwyth Arts Centre, one of the largest arts centers in Wales, which regularly presents national and international theatre and dance work.
  • Take part and enjoy the activities organised Aberystwyth University’s energetic student drama and language societies
  • Both departments also offer a number of degree schemes and modules taught entirely or partially through the medium of Welsh. Further details may be obtained from the departments.
Ein Staff

Mae holl staff academaidd yr Adran Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu yn gwneud gwaith ymchwil a/neu'n ymwneud â phrosiectau Trosglwyddo Gwybodaeth, ac mae ganddynt naill ai gymwysterau academaidd perthnasol ar lefel doethuriaeth neu brofiad proffesiynol ac arbenigedd cyfatebol.

Mae gan bob un o ddarlithwyr yr Adran Ieithoedd Modern gymwysterau hyd at safon PhD ac maent yn gwneud gwaith ymchwil. Rydym hefyd yn cyflogi tiwtoriaid iaith, rhai ohonynt â gradd PhD, a phob un yn addysgwyr profiadol. O bryd i'w gilydd, cyflogwn siaradwyr brodorol o brifysgolion sy'n bartneriaid i ni dramor (lectoriaid), sy'n dod atom â chymeradwyaeth uchel ar sail eu llwyddiant academaidd yn eu prifysgolion eu hunain, ac mae sawl un ohonynt wedi hyfforddi fel addysgwyr. 


Noder: Y modiwlau a restrir isod yw'r modiwlau y bwriedir eu cyflwyno ar hyn o bryd yn ystod y flwyddyn academaidd nesaf ac mae'n bosibl y gallant newid. Maent wedi'u cynnwys yma i roi syniad o strwythur y cwrs.

Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg


Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
French Language (Beginners) FR10740 40
French Language Advanced FR19930 30
Theatre in Context 1 TP11020 20
Theatre in Context 2 TP11320 20


Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Images of France: The French Family FR12910 10
Introduction to European Film EL10520 20
Introduction to French Studies FR11120 20
Language, Culture, and Identity in Europe EL10820 20
Site-Specific Performance Project TP11420 20
Studio Theatre Project TP11120 20


Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Abroad Year Credits DRS0060 60
Year Abroad Assessment FRS0060 60


Employability is embedded across our teaching within the Department of Modern Languages and the Department Theatre, Film and Television. The Year Abroad is where our graduates are more distinguished than others. Upon successful completion of the Year Abroad, students return with an increased skill set, stronger language competencies and the ability to adapt in any situations. 

What can I do with a French/ Drama and Theatre Studies degree?

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

Transferable Skills

In addition to subject specific skills and knowledge, studying for a degree in French and Drama and Theatre Studies will equip you with a range of transferable skills which are highly valued by employers. These include:

• communication skills
• interpersonal skills
• intercultural competence
• the ability to learn other languages with relative ease
• awareness of the function of language
• improved language skills in your mother tongue.
• the ability to work independently
• time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines
• the ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form
• self-motivation and self-reliance
• team-working, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement
• the ability to apply creative, imaginative and problem-solving skills in a variety of situations
• the ability to research, evaluate and organise information
• the ability to structure and communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations and using a variety of means
• the ability to listen to and make use of critical advice

Addysg a Dysgu

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the four year degree scheme.

In all years, you will have four weekly hours of language work.

In your first year you will:

  • Learn about the founding moments of French culture
  • Have the choice to study general modules on film, language and identity
  • Contemporary approaches to studio-based and site-based theatre-making
  • Key historical moments, practices and methods in drama and theatre
  • The analysis of drama, theatre and performance

In your second year you will:

  • Be able to choose from a range of content modules on French literature, language, history of art, or cultures of contemporary France
  • Write a first essay based on your independent research, with tutorial supervision
  • Contemporary theatre-making through practical, historical and theoretical approaches
  • Full-scale production work
  • Acting, directing and dramaturgy, devising, and designing
  • The development of modern European Theatre
  • Shakespeare in contemporary performance
  • Theatre and contemporary society
  • New Media and performance writing

In your final year you will:

  • Create independent creative work
  • Produce your research dissertation
  • Linguistics and semantics
  • Current affairs in French and Francophone society
  • Undertake a major research project and engage in advanced theoretical study
  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages
  • Extend your skills in ensemble and solo production projects
  • Develop your entrepreneurial skills in producing and curating cultural events
  • Write your own play script

How will I be taught?

You will be taught through practical workshops, small-group seminars, lectures, production projects and group based project work.

Our teaching is frequently mixed-mode, interrogating theory through practical investigation and practice through the lens of various theoretical perspectives.

You will be assessed through formal and performed essays, written and practical examinations, critical and creative portfolios, practical productions, seminar presentations and group activities.

You will be assigned a personal tutor throughout your degree scheme, who will help you with any problems or queries, whether these are academic-related or personal issues. You are free to contact them at any time for help and advice.

Gofynion Mynediad Nodweddiadol

Lefel A BBC-BBB with B in French unless to be studied as a beginner

Gofynion TGAU (grade C min):
English or Welsh

Diploma Cenedlaethol BTEC:
DMM-DDM with specified subject

Bagloriaeth Ryngwladol:
28-30 points overall with 5 points in French at Higher Level unless to be studied as a beginner

Bagloriaeth Ewropeaidd:
65-70% overall with 70% in French unless to be studied as a beginner

Mae'r Brifysgol yn gweithredu polisi derbyn cynhwysol a gall ein cynigion amrywio. Edrychwch ar ein tudalennau gwlad-benodol i gael manylion am y cymwysterau rhyngwladol yr ydym yn eu derbyn. I gael rhagor o wybodaeth, cysylltwch ag

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