Regent's University London
Writing for Screen and Stage
This programme helps students develop the writing skills essential for the screen industry and the theatre; students explore the art of storytelling, the Aristotelian origins of drama, narrative structure, character function and creation, the exploitation of arena, decisions on location and key narrative tricks and devices; they also learn how to convert ideas into a saleable product, and how to deal with relevant legal and financial issues; students who choose to specialise in screen will finish by completing a 2-hour feature film screenplay; students who specialise in theatre will write a full-length play/performance text.
Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree, or its international equivalent, in any discipline; applicants must submit a sample of their creative writing and attend an interview; exceptional entry is available for candidates who either do not meet the formal academic requirements, or whose qualifications were not recently obtained and who cannot provide formal evidence of these qualifications; all exceptional entry decisions are made on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the course leader; fluency in English is also required.
Modules include: short scripts; adapted scripts; analysis of scripts; on-campus period 1 and 2; observational research screenplay; thematic research play; on-campus period 3 and 4; production case study; feature film screenplay; full length stageplay; on-campus period 5.
Merit-based scholarships are available ranging up to 50% off the tuition fees.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Part-time||£ 11,650 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 11,650 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 11,650 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 11,650 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Regent's University of London||Westminster||NW1 4NS||South East|
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