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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“Colour in the Epic Film: Alexander and Hero”, a new publication from Professor Robert Burgoyne

Professor Robert Burgoyne, Chair in Film Studies at St. Andrews, has published "Colour in the Epic F...

Approaching Animation: Critical Enquiries into the Art, Artists, and Industry

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bella Honess Roe Wednesday 9th April 2014 The Boardroom, The Gateway...

Brian Jacobson receives grant from the Carnegie Trust

Dr. Brian R. Jacobson has received a £2,500 grant from the Carnegie Trust to support research a...

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The Film Studies Department is the ideal place to delve into the discipline: with its growing community of research students and staff members, it provides a cross-cultural social environment, enlivened by an open-minded perspective and a taste for diversity. From wide-ranging seminars to heated late-night discussions and student-led screenings: my experience so far has been as rich and stimulating as a doctoral student may possibly hope. — Pasquale Cicchetti, PhD Student