12 months
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14750 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
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About

Gain the skills required to collaborate and work effectively across the creative industries as a scriptwriter. You will also develop script editing skills working closely with other students within the Media Production framework.

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Overview

Why study MA Scriptwriting at BU?

  • Develop your ideas from concept to industry-standard final draft, develop your own voice, learn how to critique others work and make industry contacts to pitch for employment  
  • See your scripts come to life and contribute to others’ productions by working collaboratively with students across the framework  
  • This intense course allows you the opportunity to work both in teams in addition to producing individual writing pieces  
  • Become a writer with a distinctive authorial voice with an industry-standard portfolio, writing in a range of formats and genres and a robust attitude to collaboration and development  
  • All of our teaching staff have worked on award winning Film, Television and multiplatform projects and you will also benefit from regular industry guest speakers and alumni. 

Careers

The knowledge and skills you will gain from this Masters degree will enable you to pursue relevant roles in the film and television industries such as a Director, Script supervisor, Script Editor, Scripted Development, Storyliner, Reader, Scriptwriter, Script Editor, and Creative Producer. 

Accreditation

Graduate from an International Moving Image Society (IMIS) accredited degree, awarded to practice-based courses that best prepare students for a career in the industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scriptwriting Principles
  • Storytelling
  • Story Development
  • Approaches to Industry
  • Media Production Masters Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. If you need a visa, think about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 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.

Our partners

Scriptwriting
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Bournemouth University

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