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Screenwriting for Film and Television

Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

18 months
Duration
10666 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Screenwriting for Film and Television program at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology gives writers the opportunity to explore, experiment and learn the craft of screenwriting, in conjunction with the development and writing of a full-length screenplay.

Overview

The Screenwriting for Film and Television program at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technolog is the longest running and was the first MA of its kind in the country. It employs the very best screenwriting tutors in Ireland and each year we offer our students advice and input from the very best writers/producers and directors who visit our programme as panelists and guest speakers.

Each year we invite established directors to workshop scene’s from our Master Student’s screenplays with a group of actors – in previous years Lenny Abrahamson, Neil Jordan, Juanita Wilson, Jim Sheridan, Paddy Breathnach, Kirsten Sheridan, Ed Guiney, Neasa Hardiman and many other accomplished directors have dedicated their time and energy to these workshops.

Future careers

Careers may be found in the film/television industry as screenwriters, script editors and/or in teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Craft of Screenwriting,
  • Film Theory and History,
  • Dramatic and Literary Traditions,
  • Writing Television Drama,
  • Main Project.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.
  • Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through our RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.
  • Two references must also support your application.
  • Portfolio submission, as part of your application. See guidelines opposite.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10666 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Dún Laoghaire

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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