Taught course

Scriptwriting

Institution
Bath Spa University · School of Humanities and Cultural Industries
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You'll have a good first degree or professional training in acting, theatre, television or film. We also accept individuals with equivalent life experience. For more information please contact our admissions team or telephone 01225 876180.

Months of entry

October

Course content

  • Weekend workshops at our Corsham Court campus.
  • Taught by acclaimed industry professionals – working practitioners who continue to love what they do.
  • Practical project leading to a showcase presentation.

MA Scriptwriting is an intensive, practical course designed to produce professional writers and compelling scripts. It will take your writing to the highest level, and allow you to develop clear strategies for professional success. With a combination of expert guidance and peer-group workshopping, we encourage you to develop your unique voice while meeting the demands of a highly competitive industry.

We cover all media, including theatre, radio, film and television, and offer extensive training in professional skills. By the end of the course, you’ll have a comprehensive portfolio of original work, a finished script to professional standards, industry connections and a fully realised showcase presentation.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students have gone on to have their work produced and some have even managed to do this while still completing their MA. Others have found work within the script departments of TV/film and theatre companies while others work as script readers, theatre/film reviewers and as creative writing tutors.

Information for international students

For further information visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,195
International students
£13,900

For more information on funding please refer to our website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

The programme is full-time from October to September although some students may be accepted to do the course part-time over two years. It is taught in modules which are delivered in seventeen weekends of intensive eleven-hour workshops.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Creative work50

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone
01225 876180