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

New CFS Newsletter/Cine-Files (Winter 2017)

We are delighted to let you know of our latest issue of Cine-Files, featuring news and research reports from the department.  From our upcoming Spring 2018 issue onwards, we will be shifting to a new digital platform. We look forward to offering a new reader experience, including an archive of […]...

Alumna News: Publication from Beatriz Tadeo Fuica

Congratulations to St Andrews Film Studies graduate Dr Beatriz Tadeo Fuica on the publication of her monograph, Uruguayan Cinema 1960-2010: Text, Materiality, Archive (Boydell & Brewer, 2017). This is the first English language study of a crucial national cinema that bears upon the broader interests of Film Studies and Latin […]...

Michael Cowan Receives Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship

Professor Michael Cowan has received a Senior Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and will be spending the 2018-2019 academic year in Berlin and Marburg to research his project ‘Film History as a History of Sociability: Tracing Film Societies in the German-Speaking World 1910-1933.’...

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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 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...

Teaching Genre using Netflix

Earlier in the year, Dr Jennifer O'Meara contributed to the blog of Critical Studies in Television o...

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