Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Script Writing

The course focuses on both the creative and analytical aspects of script writing in the context of the contemporary film, television and radio industries; develops professional skills and expertise as screen or radio script writers; enables students to pitch for employment and production funding in a highly competitive industry; students produce a short fiction script and a feature film or equivalent television or radio script ready to send out as examples of their professional writing.

Entry requirements

2nd Class degree in a relevant discipline; graduates in an unrelated field considered subject to qualifying examination; non-graduates with significant practical experience and proof of ability to work at this level also considered; where English is not 1st language IELTS 7.0; or TOEFL 600 and 5.0 TWE (250 in the computer-based score with 5.0 in Essay Writing Skills) are required.

Assessment methods

Final script: developed under supervision.

Sponsorship information

Once studentshave been accepted onto the MA in Script Writing, they can apply for a fee bursary. In previous years these have come from the UK Film Council; Granada Television (a black and Asian diversity award); AHRC; and the Olive Till Memorial Bursary. The bursaries are allocated on the basis of financial need.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,050 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7078 5300