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

Russo Brothers Scholarship – MA in Film Studies

We are delighted to announce the Russo Brothers MLitt Scholarship for the academic year 2017-2018. The successful applicant will receive a full Home/EU fee waiver (equivalent to £7500) for study in the MLitt programme during the coming academic year. All applications received before 1 April 2017 will be considered for the scholarship funding. The St Andrews MLitt in […]...

Congratulations! 4 Publications Shortlisted for the BAFTSS Publications Awards

We are delighted to see four publications from our department shortlisted for BAFTSS Publication Awards! Congratulations go to Tom Rice, whose White Robes, Silver Screens: Movies and the Making of the Ku Klux Klan has been listed for best monograph; to Dina Iordanova and Jean-Michel Frodon, whose Cinemas of Paris has been […]...

A Patriotic Offer Bollywood Can’t Refuse

In an article on Policy Forum, Dr Dennis Hanlon and Souraj Dutta explain how Hindi film producers and directors have bowed to a new kind of threat from a far-right Hindu nationalist party by endorsing bans on employing Pakistani talent and screening of films in which they are featured....

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Teaching Blog

Dossier for Film Matters: ‘Race, Gender and Genre in 21st Century Cinema’

Call for Papers: ‘Race, Gender and Genre in 21st Century Cinema’ Dossier for Film Matters ...

Single Honours Film Studies

Single Honours Film Studies was an embarrassingly good experience. I couldn’t believe my luck ...

PK Nair’s Internationalism: A Reflection by Shruti Narayanswamy

In honour of the 6-month anniversary of the passing of Mr PK Nair, the hugely influential film archi...

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