Screenwriting, M.A. | MetFilm School | Berlin, Germany
12 months
20500 EUR/year
18500 EUR/year
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The MA Screenwriting programme is designed to enable you to develop the skills and understanding needed to work as a writer in today's screen industries. Specific topics range from storytelling and formatting scripts to pitching ideas and projects, from working alone, in partnership or in writers’ rooms to selling ideas to producers and editing scripts in collaboration with other creatives. 

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During this course, you will gain advanced insight into the work of a screenwriter - deep understanding of screen storytelling and professional scripts, working across a variety of screen platforms and industry contexts, writing short form and feature length scripts, the writer's role as initiator and enabler, professional working practices and employment strategies.

Why take the course?

  • Practical: Pitch your script to a panel of industry experts, see your script performed by actors, and receive script development support from leading UK film and television production companies. 
  • Comprehensive: Learn about writing for different platforms, including film, television, web, radio, games and commercials. 
  • Industry-facing: Learn from leading industry tutors and guest speakers with extensive professional experience as writers, directors, showrunners, and script developers in the screen industries. 
  • Real-life Experience: Write for an external client, and receive real-life screenwriting experience to improve your communication, teamworking, and pitching skills. 
  • Portfolio: Graduate with a portfolio of content, normally including short film script, treatments for genre feature films, a pilot screenplay, online video scripts, industry-standard script reports, synopses, outlines, project pitches, and a final project feature-length script. 

Programme Structure

  • Modules included:

    • Screenwriting Craft and Industry
    • Writing for Film
    • Professional Profile
    • Writing Digital Content
    • Writing for Television
    • Practice-based Research
    • Final Project and Career Plan
    For a full module overview, please download the course specification from our course page:

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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