Glasgow Caledonian University
Television Fiction Writing
The is course is the only one of its kind in Scotland focused solely on the teaching of scriptwriting for television; the aim of the course is to fulfil the perceived industry need for the development of new writing talent for TV drama, together with a perceived gap in the training of the craft skills of TV fiction writing necessary for placing writers into actual, existing drama slots.
Normally UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent); creative writing experience; a strong desire to write drama for television. In the Personal Statement section of the Application Form candidates must demonstrate evidence of prior interest and/or achievement in writing fiction for television and/or the general field of creative writing; this must be supported by samples of personal creative writing (up to 3 short pieces ie: short stories, scene from play or screenplay). These works do not need to have been published or performed; additionally applicants must make a clear and unequivocal statement of why they wish to pursue a career in television writing. Candidates may also be required to attend an interview. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS test score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element less than 6.5.
Students are required to complete 8 taught modules; 4 in trimester A and 4 in trimester B.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 8,680 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 8,680 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Glasgow Caledonian University||Glasgow||G4 0BA||Scotland|
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