Short Courses

Film and Media

Film and Media

Film and media

We will be offering in-person courses, as well as a selection of online courses too.

Courses marked as (Credit) are open to everyone. As a credit student, you will matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. For more information, please visit the Studying for Credit pages.


Term 2 (January to March 2024)

In-person courses


Screenwriting 2: Script Development


Director Focus: Pedro Almodovar


Classical Hollywood: Clichés and Innovation


Cinemas and the Movies: An Exploration of the History of Film Exhibition


Introduction to Film Studies


Online courses


Screenwriting 1: An Introduction to Writing for Film and Television (Online)


Auteurs of Polish Cinema (Online)


Important Information

For enquiries about the content of the courses in this subject area, please contact Course Organiser, Dr Malgorzata (Gosia) Bugaj by email:

For all general enquiries, please contact us by email