University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Scriptwriting

The programme is designed for those wishing to develop a career in: Radio; television; film; internet; and the stage, utilising the expertise of our expanded scriptwriting team the course builds on the skill base and reputation of our established undergraduate course which offers an in-depth knowledge of writing for radio; television; film and stage with emphasis on current industry practice and employability, equipping students with the most appropriate practice skills, students will have the opportunity to participate in the writing of a full length feature film that is actually produced, students will also be contenders for the new Matt Greenhalgh Award, the course is ideally located with access to local radio and the North West's vibrant live grassroots theatre and new BBC production base.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree (2.2 or above); candidates without the above qualifications, or qualifications in other subject areas, are considered provided that there is firm evidence of experience and commitment to at least one of the main areas of practical study (film/video making, film and TV screenwriting, digital imaging work etc); demonstrable proof of writing skill, ability, or potential. E.g. sample scripts; at interview a portfolio of previous work in a relevant area are requested; applications from mature candidates are welcome.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework.

Sponsorship information

Graduates of the University of Central Lancashire have a 20 per cent discount on tuition fee if self-funded.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400