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

More Student Success!

The department is really pleased to hear that Amanda Curdt-Christiansen, who recently graduated in the summer of 2018, has been recognised at the Global Undergraduate Awards. Amanda received the award of “Highly Commended” in the Music, Film & Theatre category for an essay she wrote in her final semester for the Asian Cinemas module, entitled […]...

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 […]...

St Andrews Film Studies at EIFF: Libby Cavaye premieres ‘A Waste of Time’

St Andrews Film Studies students, Libby Cavaye and Eilidh MacKinnon premiere their short film, A Waste of Time on Saturday, 23 June at 18.25 (Cineworld Fountainpark) in The Young & The Wild programme at Edinburgh International Film Festival. Congratulations, Libby and Eilidh!  ...

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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...

St Andrews Film Studies at EIFF: Libby Cavaye premieres ‘A Waste of Time’

St Andrews Film Studies students, Libby Cavaye and Eilidh MacKinnon premiere their short film, A Was...

St Andrews Film Studies number one in the UK for student satisfaction

The Department of Film Studies at St Andrews claimed the top spot for its discipline in the 2017 Na...

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