Film & Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen offers students a rigorous training in the history and theory of the moving image, as well as the shifting terrain of twenty-first century visual culture.

We take a set of foundational questions—What is film? What is cinema? What is visual culture?—as sites of ongoing critical exploration and technological change. 

In research and teaching at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels, Film & Visual Culture combines the close analysis of visual objects and artefacts—analogue and digital, moving and still, underground and mainstream—with theories of visual representation, production, and circulation.  


At the undergraduate level we offer a Single Honours degree in Film & Visual Culture (UCAS W690)

Three of our most popular joint Honours degrees include:

We also offer joint Honours degrees in the following subjects: