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[ecrea] Funded Ph.Ds in Film Studies at University of St. Andrews

Mon Oct 22 11:31:07 GMT 2018

The Department of Film Studies at the University of St Andrews invites applications for September 2019 entry to our PhD programme. There are a number of doctoral fellowships and scholarships available for applicants, including the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH) AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, Wolfson Foundation St. Andrews Doctoral Scholarships, University of St. Andrews St Leonard's College Postgraduate Scholarshipsas well as internal departmental and school fellowships.

For further information on these scholarships, including specific deadlines, interested applicants can visit

Situated in one of the UK's most beautiful university towns, the department of Film Studies at St. Andrews maintains an ambitious research programme in global film cultures, with staff expertise ranging from early cinema to digital media to transnational film. The department has an especially vibrant culture of post-graduate research. PGR students have opportunities to collaborate on an annual conference and study day, edit and contribute to the student-run Frames Cinema Journal <>, teach undergraduate seminars, use travel and research funds for conferences and library purchases, and participate in weekly research, teaching and community events organised by the department. The programme is distinguished by its multifaceted approach to film culture in diverse global and intermedial contexts and currently has over 20 Ph.D. students, stemming from five continents. Please visit the department website here:

The department’s broader research strands include

- Film Cultures (cinephilia, film festivals, film industries)
- Film Sound
- Early and Silent Cinemas
- Useful Media (advocacy, advertisements, propaganda, newsreels)
- Trauma and Memory Studies
- Documentary
- Film Genres
- Performance
- Experimental and Avant-Garde Cinemas
- Media Archaeology

For information on department staff, please visit: Interested applicants are encouraged to contact potential supervisors about their proposed doctoral projects.  For any further questions, please free to contact Dr. Paul Flaig at (pf49 /at/ <mailto:(pf49 /at/>.

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