Taught course

Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media

Institution
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London · Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
Qualifications
MAMFA

Entry requirements

You will normally have good knowledge and experience of at least one of theatre-making discipline (i.e. performance, directing, writing, design, dramaturgy, puppetry, music, visual art), together with a strong desire to bring this expertise to an experimental theatre-making environment. Alternatively, you may be an outstanding individual from another discipline, with an evident desire to explore interdisciplinary practice. You should normally have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, (drama, theatre or performance studies) though applications from students of other disciplines will be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MA/MFA Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media offers a vocational training in writing drama across a range of different media contexts.

Both the MA and MFA courses provide the opportunity for you to develop the core competencies and skills of the dramatist, to explore your ‘voice’, to develop your confidence in your own writing and to understand the different media contexts within which you might work as a professional scriptwriter.

  • Train to write drama for different media including theatre, film, television and radio
  • Study the history of dramatic writing and explore its future
  • Work with actors and be taught by industry professionals

Information for international students

Central holds international auditions/interviews. Please see Central’s website for details. To book a place please email admissions@cssd.ac.uk. If you are unable to attend in person, the course admissions tutor may offer you the opportunity of a distance audition/interview.

Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to prove their English language proficiency by gaining an overall score of 7.0 in an IELTS test. We do accept equivalent English language qualifications

More information for international students can be found on Central’s website.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MFA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Open Events
Email
openevents@cssd.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7722 8183