Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

Scriptwriting

This course is for working writers; most scriptwriters work across several media, and this course reflects this; all the tutors are working writers; the course aims to produce writers who understand the structure and craft of drama, have a finished script they can use as a calling card, know the industry in all its variety, and can pitch and sell their work.

Entry requirements

Either a 1st degree or thorough professional training in acting, theatre, television, or film is required; some students, however, are accepted on the basis of equivalent life experience; applicants are asked to submit a 20 page script sample with their application form written for any medium.

Course modules

Modules include: dramatic structure; theatre and radio; professional skills; writing for the screen; final script.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework only. In the 1st 2 trimesters work is assessed as work in progress. The final submission will be examined on the script (60 per cent), the practical presentation (30 per cent) and the pitch (10 per cent).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Corsham Court Chippenham SN13 0BZ South West

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