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

ASTRA film festival jury service for Prof Iordanova

In October, Prof Dina Iordanova is taking responsibility for the East European section of the competition at the 18th Astra Documentary Festival in Sibiu, Romania. The jury will be presided over by acclaimed Romanian New Wave director Cristi Puiu. The programme includes titles by ten acclaimed documentarians from the territories […]...

Helping to keep JUMP CUT going

Prof Dina Iordanova and Dr Leshu Torchin have been invited to join the board of JUMP CUT: A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA, one of the oldest and longest-running film publications, published out of the University of Oregon, the USA. The intention is to prolong the life of the publication and […]...

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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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