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MA Screenwriting University of the Arts London

UK

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Course info

Summary

MA Screenwriting is an industry-focused screenwriting course that develops writers and script editors for the film, television and radio industries.

MA Screenwriting at London College of Communication is one of the UK’s leading film and TV scripting courses, with a strong reputation in the industry.

Graduates of MA Screenwriting have gone on to win numerous awards, both UK and international, work on major film projects in active development and are writing for a wide range of programmes currently being screened on UK television.

Leading the field, this industry-focused screenwriting course is aimed at developing writers for film, television and/or radio industries. The course will provide you with the opportunity to develop the abilities, knowledge and skills you will need for a career in scriptwriting.

What can you expect?

MA Screenwriting introduces you to the foundations of contemporary scriptwriting practice in a theoretical context.

You’ll develop research methodologies that will become the foundation for future practice and analysis.

The course offers you the opportunity to study feature film, television and radio narrative, the development of a script from a short story and research, which lays the foundation for your major project.

You will also complete a collaborative unit that reflects your specialist interests in scriptwriting and related topics, whilst engaging with the need to understand and communicate with the industry you wish to work in.

In the last term of the course, you’ll undertake a major project that allows you to focus on a specialist area of interest that you identified during your previous study.

You will write several drafts of an original screenplay for film or TV or a TV pilot episode(s) with format documents. In addition, you’ll engage in peer-to-peer review and the writing of reader reports.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MA Screenwriting.

Full Time (15 months)

Tuition fees

£22,920.00 (23,70,391) per year

This fee is correct for 2021/22 entry and is subject to change for 2022/23 entry. Tuition fees for international students may increase by up to 5% in each future year of your course.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

04-Oct-21, 10-Jan-22, 19-Apr-22, 03-Oct-22

Venue

London College of Communication

Elephant and Castle,

London,

London,

SE1 6SB, England

Entry requirement for international students

An applicant will be considered for admission if they have already achieved an educational level equivalent to an honours degree. It is preferable that you have a previous degree, but it is not essential. We also accept students based on their writing talent and the work they submit during their application. Language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) is required, with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four skills; and TOEFL IBT overall score 100.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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