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.

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Dr Tom Rice contributes to The Conversation

Dr Tom Rice has contributed an essay on mobile cinemas for the Colonial Film Unit to The Conversation. Entitled ‘British Empire’s forgotten propaganda tool for “primitive peoples”: mobile cinema‘, you can find it on their site, or by following the link provided in the aforementioned title....

Welcome new students

This is always an exciting point of the year for us as we prepare to welcome a new batch of students to St Andrews. Our confirmed film studies students – whether single or joint honours – should receive a welcome pack from us in the next week or so. These […]...

Professor Robert Burgoyne

Robert Burgoyne will be serving as Senior Research Fellow at Cinepoetics: Centre for Advanced Film Studies at the Freie Universitat in Berlin, September through December, 2016.  The topic for the autumn semester will be Genre in Film.     ...

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Teaching Blog

Welcome new students

This is always an exciting point of the year for us as we prepare to welcome a new batch of students...

Masters in Film: Some thoughts on the St Andrews MLitt

As I near the end of my time on the MLitt Film Studies programme here at St Andrews, I’ve been ask...

A Student Perspective on Joint Honours: Film Studies and International Relations

When I first came to St Andrews, I was a single-honours International Relations student who also too...

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