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20000 GBP/year
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About

The MA Screenwriting course at MetFilm School London equips you with professional skills to develop your own voice and produce marketable and commercially successful scripts for film, television and web series.

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Overview

During the Screenwriting course at  MetFilm School London, you’ll do a unique industry project for an external client.

  • Practical. Work with professional actors who will perform your script in front of you, pitch your script to a panel of industry experts at the end of each key module, and receive professional script development support from leading UK film and TV production companies
  • Comprehensive. Learn about writing for different platforms: film, television, web, radio and games
  • Industry awareness. Learn from award-winning tutors and guest speakers with extensive professional experience as writers, directors, producers, showrunners and script developers for film, TV, radio, gaming and online
  • Career-focused. Write a script for an external client while working together with other MA students on an industry-integrated project. Receive real-life screenwriting experience and improve your communication, teamworking and pitching skills

Career

The graduates work across the industry as VFX Artists, Directors, TV Assistant Producers, Script Editors, On-Air Producers, Campaign Managers and many more besides.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Screen Lab
  • Screenwriting Boot Camp
  • Feature Film, Genre and Audience
  • Writing Across Platforms: TV, Online, Radio and Advertising
  • The Business of Screenwriting
  • Research and Project Methods
  • Master’s Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Age: All applicants must be 18 years or older at the time the programme begins
  • Education: A 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent

Students with a degree below a 2:1 equivalent are still able to apply.  They will need to submit the following in addition to support their application.

  • A compulsory academic essay (750 – 1000 words)
Applicants without a 2.1 degree, but possessing relevant work experience, can still apply and need to submit the following:
  • A compulsory academic essay (750-1000 words)
  • A professional industry reference.
  • A professional CV

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

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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