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

Joe Russo is Coming to Town

The Hollywood director and producer Joe Russo will be visiting St Andrews and speaking to our film community on 19th and 20th November. Mr Russo is best known for the recent film Captain America: Winter Soldier, and for the breakthrough television series, Arrested Development. Thursday 19th November, he will give a public presentation, “From […]...

Robert Burgoyne Speaking in Liverpool

Robert Burgoyne will be giving a keynote presentation at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool on November 13.  The event is entitled Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation.  Robert’s talk is titled: “The Afterlife of Stereotype: The Birth of a Nation in Contemporary […]...

AHRC PhD Studentships 2016

The University of St Andrews is a member of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities and through the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership collaborates with seven leading Scottish universities to offer world-class doctoral training. The 2016 competition is now open and St Andrews is seeking candidates of great promise to nominate to join its world-leading research environment....

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Teaching Blog

Conducting Research in the Department of Film Studies

Pictured here is a snapshot of an interactive map exploring St Andrews’ cinematic history (full v...

A Guide for Film Students Moving into Honours

Congratulations! You’re half way through your degree and by now you probably have some idea ho...

How do we choose the films for ‘Key Concepts’?

One of the challenges when putting together our first year module ‘Key Concepts in Film Studie...

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