De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Television Scriptwriting

This course concentrates on the craft of television scriptwriting and prepares you for the competitive world of professional writing. It offers direct links and networking opportunities within the industry by introducing you to professional writers, script editors, agents and producers through a regular programme of guest lectures, workshops, location visits and one-to-one mentoring.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Learning scriptwriting techniques; writing for existing TV series and serials; team-writing an original TV series/serial; writing situation comedy and comedy drama; writing for other television genres and markets; final script project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by reports and essays of 5,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 396 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 396 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 396 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 396 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 396 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clephan Building Leicester LE1 5XY East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
DMU Enquiries
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0116 250 6070