12 months
Duration
18900 GBP/year
4650 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

At the Screenwriting (by research) programme from University of York, you will work from initial story idea to second draft feature film screenplay or fully developed pilot episode (45-60 pages) and series bible for a television project. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

You will also submit an analytical essay of 3000-5000 words to set your creative work within its research context.

The Screenwriting (by research) programme from University of York has no taught element. You will work independently with support from your academic supervisor.

Programme Structure

  • Postgraduate students in the Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media are also part of the wider York community. 
  • The Humanities Research Centre (HRC) is a beautifully designed space for academics and postgraduates from across York's eight arts and humanities departments, that provides a highly stimulating and supportive base for postgraduate study. 
  • The HRC also offers strong professionalising training, a beautiful working environment and plenty of opportunities both to socialise and to collaborate on shared projects.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

In most cases, applications can be submitted year-round. However, we recommend that you apply as early as possible as some areas are particularly competitive.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Degree transcript
  • Two References
  • Research proposal
  • Sample work  
  • The proposal should be two pages. The first page should outline the script you plan to write while on the programme, including title, logline, genre, setting, and overview of the story; the second page should be a personal explanation of why you want to do the MA by Research, including references to relevant films or television programmes.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4650 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • UK Part-time: £2,325
  • International/EU Part-time: £9,450

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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