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Studying film at the University of Edinburgh offers you the opportunity to expand your understanding and knowledge of the theory, aesthetics and philosophy of film. You can also explore the professional culture and practices of film exhibition and curation.

The MSc in Film Studies allows you to study crucial concepts in the development of film theory and film-philosophy with an emphasis on European and American auteur cinema.

This Masters programme aims to extend our students’ knowledge of film through the development of professional and analytical expertise in the field of film exhibition and curatorship.

We offer supervision for a three year doctorate in a broad range of film areas.

The Edinburgh Film Seminar brings a broad range of film academics and experts to the University of Edinburgh while also showcasing current staff and student research.

Academics and students across the University of Edinburgh work on film and cinema and this network brings scholars together, fosters collaboration and provides a focal point for the University's many film-related activities.

Find out more about our staff in Film.