United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Behind the Scenes and Screens: London and Edinburgh

when 5 June 2017 - 22 July 2017
language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 10 ECTS

Studying in both Edinburgh and London will give you exclusive access to one of the world’s premiere film festivals and some of London’s most famous theatres. This course will introduce you to central concepts of film including criticism, theory, and philosophy.
You will attend the Edinburgh International Film Festival, combining with local students on the Open Studies course 'An Insight into the Edinburgh International Film Festival’. With your Student Delegate Pass, you can attend a huge range of events, beginning with the Opening Night Gala. In London you will have opportunity to see theory in practice as you go on backstage tours and visits to some of London’s most famous venues, such as the Royal National Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe.

Course leader

Edinburgh: Martine Pierquin and Dr Pasquale Lannone
London: Rebecca Hurst

Course aim

By the end of the course students will be able to:
- Understand stylistic and thematic developments in contemporary cinema
- Be conversant with some major approaches to film criticism, journalism, philosophy and theory
- Analyse individual films using particular theoretical approaches
-Produce a film review and write critically about film in an academic tone

Credits info

20 credits/10 ECTS/4 US

Fee info

GBP 0: Course length and fees TBC
Accommodation is not included in the fees
GBP 0: Various accommodation packages available. Prices range from £114-489 per week. Please check the University of Edinburgh Summer School website for further details.
Information can be found under 'Fees'.


If any scholarships are available they will be published on the summer school website when details are available.