About us:
Located on the beautiful east coast of Scotland, and housed in a historic 600 year old University, the Department of Film Studies attracts students and scholars from around the world.
Prospective Students:
Film Studies offers a rich, exciting and diverse programme for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Current Students:
Students choose from a range of module options and become a part of the department's vibrant film culture.
Centre for Film Studies:
The Centre attracts international scholars, filmmakers and students to a diverse range of scholarly and cultural events.

Latest news

Anita Loos Award winner

We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2015/16 Anita Loos Award for the most Outstanding Undergraduate Essay in Film Studies. From a highly competitive shortlist of six essays, the judging panel selected Sam Mills’ original and ambitious essay, ‘Shaping Physicality and Forming Rhythm: Technology, Gender, and the Pulse of Editing.’ Many […]...

PGR Publication: Aakshi Magazine on the film ‘Fan’ (Maneesh Sharma, 2016)

St Andrews PhD student, Aakshi Magazine, has written a piece for DNAIndia on Shah Rukh Khan's latest film, Fan...

Dr Tom Rice awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowship

The department is delighted to report that Dr Tom Rice has received a prestigious Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 2016-17. This extremely competitive one year award will provide Dr Rice with the research time and travel opportunities to work on his next book on the Colonial Film Units. The project, entitled […]...

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Teaching Blog

A Student Perspective on Joint Honours: English and Film Studies

In 2012, when I applied to St Andrews, there was not the option of taking a single honours degre...

Arriving from Abroad: A First Year’s Perspective on Film Studies

It is not easy to write about all my experiences in my first year, mainly because there is so mu...

Researching on film history: A first year perspective

In 2015, the Department offered a research assistantship to a first year student who was tas...

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