• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The studies cover all the phases of screenwriting process. The Screenwriting program offered by the Tampere University of Applied Sciences is hands-on and workshop oriented. Classes are based on students’ own material as a work-in-progress. Reflective and critical approach is practised throughout the programme.

You will be supported to work alongside studies by using an online environment and distance education practices. Links to the global film and TV industry provide opportunities to network with key people and to have feedback on your work.

Besides writing for the film or television industry, you may build a career in other satellite professions, such as producer, script editor, storyliner and script consultant.

Career prospects

Links to the global film and TV industry provide opportunities to network with key people and to have feedback on your work; to learn the demands the industry makes on writers; to be at the cutting edge of changes and developments in the industry; and to develop mentoring relationships that may persist beyond the programme.

Besides writing for the film or television industry, you may build a career in other satellite professions such as producer, script editor, storyliner, and script consultant.

Programme Structure

Study contents:

The first semester studies take place at TAMK. During the second semester, a study module and a master class will be provided by TAMK's partner universities in Europe. In the third semester you will carry out an MA Film Project.

You will be supported to work alongside your studies by using an online environment and distance education practices. A virtual learning environment is used, where supplementary material will be provided.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

This programme does not require an IELTS and/or TOEFL test. The admissions process of the programme includes its own language assessment  component

To be eligible to apply to TAMK's Master's Degree in Screenwriting, you must hold a suitable higher education degree from the field of Culture and Arts AND have a minimum of three years' (36 months) work experience from the field after completing the degree.

Sufficient English language skills are required for degree programmes conducted in English. English language skills will be evaluated as a part of the pretask and the interview. 

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10800 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Tampere

  • 869 - 1290 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Master level programmes:
  • -1 500 € Early Bird -scholarship, if whole year paid in one installment by 31 May.
  • Academic Award -scholarships 25% - 50% for the second year based on credits gained.

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