A 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
Proficiency in at least one relevant language beyond English (Class C1 on European Framework).
Months of entry
This two-year MLitt degree offers a unique opportunity to gain comprehensive training in film and media studies.Students enrolled in the programme spend two semesters at St Andrews, and the remaining two semesters at partner institutions.
The International Master in Audiovisual and Cinema Studies (IMACS) MLitt is a two-year taught programme run by the Department of Film Studies.
The programme approaches the study of film through a varied intellectual approach, exploring cinema in a global context. You will discover filmmaking cultures outside the canon and examine film through new cultural, theoretical and historical perspectives.
This is the only international MLitt in Film and Media Studies in Scotland and one of only two in the UK. The IMACS programme gives students access to 15 (including St Andrews) of the top film and media programmes in Europe and the top film studies programme in Francophone Canada.
- IMACS offers a unique opportunity to obtain comprehensive training in film and media studies, while spending two semesters at institutions with strengths targeted to students' interests.
- Film Studies receives regular visits from high-profile film scholars, critics and film industry personalities, ranging from Joe Russo to Jean-Michel Frodon, Patricio Guzmán to Gina Marchetti.
- The Film Studies postgraduate community mixes MLitt and PhD students in friendly and collaborative ways.
- Students collaborate closely with staff as all modules adopt research-led teaching, exploring the latest developments and research within the discipline.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Department of Film Studies
- +44 (0)1334 46 7473