Taught course

Television Fiction Writing

Glasgow Caledonian University · Glasgow School for Business and Society

Entry requirements

-Normally UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) -Creative writing experience -A strong desire to write drama for television In the Personal Statement section of the Application Form candidates must demonstrate evidence of prior interest and/or achievement in writing fiction for television and/or the general field of creative writing. This must be supported by samples of personal creative writing (up to 3 short pieces ie: short stories, scene from play or screenplay). These works do not need to have been published or performed. Additionally applicants must make a clear and unequivocal statement of why they wish to pursue a career in television writing.

Months of entry


Course content

Television is where the vast majority of practising screenwriters work and where there is an abundance of writing slots and creative opportunities.
Through this Masters, you will gain knowledge and skills essential to succeeding in contemporary television markets.
Key facts:
Developed in close collaboration with industry, ensuring real workplace context and direct market relevance
Focused solely on writing for the growing television sector - key elements of the Scottish, UK and global economies.
Successful students will graduate with both a masters degree and at least one project or script ready for market.
Competitive, industry-sponsored scholarships available

Accredited by Creative Courses.

Information for international students

Academic IELTS test score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element less than 6.5 If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students

Fees and funding

A number of full fee scholarships supported by industry leaders are available for the most talented writers.

We also offer packages of further financial support available for those who need it most.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630