Film and the city
Why study film at Edinburgh?
Edinburgh is one of the oldest and most established universities in UK, located in the heart of the capital of Scotland. Home of a world-renowned International Film Festival, first-rate art house cinemas, galleries and theatres, the city provides a lively film culture and numerous job opportunities.
What we can offer
What Film Studies at the University of Edinburgh has to offer in a nutshell:
- Sought after Masters' and PhD degrees from a top ranking university.
- Wonderful location in one of the most beautiful and lively capitals of Europe.
- A friendly, exciting and stimulating learning and research environment.
As a student of Film at the University of Edinburgh you will:
- Expand your understanding and knowledge of the theory, aesthetic and practice of film, and cultivate your love of cinema.
- Explore the connections of art, auteur and independent filmmaking with mainstream cinema.
- Study film in relationship with various forms of artistic practices, moving image culture and digital media.
- Start building your CV with the view of a career in academia or in any film and media-related fields.
Our programmes create opportunities to acquire new skills:
- Train in curating for the moving image (festivals, museums, galleries).
- Try your hand at documentary filmmaking or sound design.
- Gain experience and create links with professional environments.
How we will teach you
Film Studies provides a dynamic and friendly space of learning and exchange:
- Small size seminars and lectures (from 5 to 20 students).
- An international group of students (12 nationalities are represented in this year’s cohort).
- Individual supervision adapted to your needs.
- The possibility to research in more depth a topic of your choice.
- A programme of extracurricular activities allowing you to meet experts and professionals of the field.
- Student-led screening series and discussion groups.
Film at Edinburgh
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This article was published on Dec 20, 2011