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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For me, the best thing about doing a PhD in St Andrews is the town itself. Beautiful, cosy coastal town which has a busy student life encouraging one to work. The library seems to be the centre of it all, most of the people I meet are on their way to the library or from it. It resembles in many ways the feeling of the department: busy, friendly, extremely helpful, supportive and with an intense research life. — Diana Popa, PhD student