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Professional Creative Writing - Professional Dramatic Writing

18 months
36768 USD/year
36768 USD/year
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Cultivate your passion for creating texts that are meant to be performed in person, on film, on radio, or in new media such as podcasts in the Professional Creative Writing - Professional Dramatic Writing program of the University of Denver.


In the Professional Creative Writing - Professional Dramatic Writing program of the University of Denver you’ll progress toward mastering the fundamentals of writing for the most popular kinds of performance in this program designed for aspiring playwrights, screenwriters, and spoken word artists. Hone the skills needed to excel in writing for the stage and screen while exploring influential masterworks.


  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Screenwriter
  • Playwright
  • Performer
  • Teacher
  • Writing Coach
  • Copywriter

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Masterworks: Drama
  • Writing Drama: Foundational Concepts, Skills, and Practice
  • Writing the Screenplay
  • Writing for Personal Performance
  • The Writing Life: Concepts, Practices, and Professionalism
  • Literary Genres for Writers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in previous undergraduate work or a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits (approximately two years of work) for the baccalaureate degree.
  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Résumé
  • English Proficiency
  • Photocopy of Current Passport
  • Personal Statement
  • Financial Verification Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36768 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36768 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    36768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36768 USD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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