MSc in Film Studies

Overview of the MSc in Film Studies

About the programme

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

Programme structure

The programme consists of a core course, research skills and methods courses, an option course in each semester and a 15,000 word dissertation.

Former students

Hear what some of our graduates have gone on to do since completing their postgraduate degrees.

Find out more and apply

You can find out more about entrance requirements, start dates, fees and scholarship opportunities for this programme on the University of Edinburgh’s Degree Finder.

Degree Finder links straight through to EUCLID, the online system for applying to postgraduate programmes at the University of Edinburgh. Applications for studying in 2019/20 are now open.

Go to the Degree Finder page on the MSc in Film Studies

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr David Sorfa (Programme Director) or Alisa Wilkinson (Programme Administrator).

Help us shape an exciting new programme!

We would like to hear your views on a potential new programme in intermediality (literature, film and the other arts). Our survey takes around five (5) minutes to complete and your feedback will help shape the content and structure of this new programme. There is also the opportunity to leave your contact details so that we can keep you up to date on any developments.

Take our survey on surveymonkey [external website]