Scriptwriting, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12500
    Tuition (Year)
    7250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Bournemouth University ,
With a uniquely collaborative emphasis, this course offers opportunities for some of the scripts you develop over the course to be produced, through close collaboration with students from MA Producing for Film and TV, MA Directing for Film and TV and MA Radio Production. This equips you with the skills and attitudes required for successful script development processes in the industry. The course is busy, intensive and involves much teamwork alongside individual writing practice.
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About

Throughout the course, you will develop your ideas from concept to industry standard final draft, with a development process that includes research, pitching, presentations, script reading and networking events, workshop groups, tutorials, script editing, and rewriting for production.

You will be encouraged to nurture and reflect on your creative process and originality of voice, and to explore the contexts – critical, creative and industrial that inform scriptwriting today.

The course is taught by scriptwriting professionals and theorists, alongside an exciting programme of industry guest speakers. The course is suitable for students who have previously developed their own creative writing projects within humanities or media production courses or with relevant professional experience.

Successful participation in MA Scriptwriting will enable you to emerge from the course as a writer with a distinctive authorial voice, an industry standard portfolio of scripts, experience of writing in formats and genres, and a robust attitude to collaboration and development.

Programme Structure

Course units can be viewed on our website: //www.bournemouth.ac.uk/courses/MASF

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

A Bachelor Honours degree, 2:1 or above or equivalent. Applications are also welcome from experienced professionals working within the media industry. An interview will be required.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12500 International
  • GBP 7250 EU/EEA

Funding

For fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

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