12 months
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14000 GBP/year
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About

Aimed at students with some experience of writing their own scripts already, the MA Screen Production (Screenwriting) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) supports you to develop scripts for your own dramas and feature films. 

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Overview

The boom in film drama, powered by companies such as Netflix, and the advent of streamed media and web content, is opening up new opportunities for scriptwriters.

Imaginative and skilled collaborators are needed to work on dramas, web series and films across diverse genres and with the right skills and experience, you could get your work commissioned on TV or online.

Studying this in Screen Production (Screenwriting) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  means you'll be part of the city's rapidly expanding screen business sector. The city is home to the renowned Bottle Yard Studios, and many leading independent production companies, as well as being one of two Channel 4 regional hubs, and the new production base for Netflix.

Careers / Further study 

You'll be equipped to pursue a career as a professional scriptwriter in TV or film, to write web-series or pursue other modes of writing in the screen industries.

You could go on to be a writer or showrunner on a TV drama, or script your own original feature films. Or move into script editing or producing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Feature Film Screenwriting, Editing & Re-Writing
  • Television Screenwriting
  • Screen Criticism and Analysis
  • Screen Industries, Issues, and Debates 
  • Entrepreneurship in the Creative Economy
  • Developing a Screen Business Concept for the Marketplace
  • Final Project.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no specific deadlines, but the sooner you apply, the less likely you are to miss out.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, and a commitment to research and reflecting on their creative process. You should have some prior experience of writing screenplays, either as part of your studies or in your professional practice. Students on this course will be committed creative writers with a thirst for telling their stories in screen media.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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