Edinburgh Summer School 2024

Edinburgh: City of Film

The Edinburgh: City of Film course is a two-week course held at the Centre of Open Learning.

The course will explore film and TV productions that draw on Edinburgh as a site of inspiration as well as a physical location, making the city a popular film tourism destination. It will spotlight filmmakers and film talents who have found the city conducive and influential to their creativity. Students will also gain familiarity with the vibrant film culture of the Scottish capital renowned for its festivals and international and local film events and venues.


Key information


Subject Film and Media 
Course teacher Dr Malgorzata Bugaj and Anthony McKibbin
Credit level SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
Credits 10 SCQF (Find out more about studying for credit here)

Our credit-bearing courses are only available to applicants aged 18 years or over. Applicants should have at least 1 year of undergraduate study experience.

Language requirements Applicants should meet the minimum English language requirements in order to fully benefit from, and engage with, Summer School courses. Your English language ability must be equivalent to, or above, 6.5 IELTS overall with 5.5 in each component.
Device requirements Course materials will be delivered via the University of Edinburgh's Virtual Learning Environment. To access these materials, you will require a suitable device, such as a laptop or tablet. 
Teaching location Holyrood Campus
Dates 01July - 12July 2024
Length 2 weeks
Contact hours 30
Course fee £1995
Application deadline 20 May 2024 (17:00 - BST)



Edinburgh: City of Film

Subject area: Humanities