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

By taking the Screenwriting (by research) (Distance Learning) 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) (Distance Learning) 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

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will normally be expected to have at least a 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification. You may be invited for an interview and asked to send samples of your creative practice work.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Degree transcript
  • Two References
  • Research proposal
  • Sample work  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

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

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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