Research course

Screenwriting

Institution
University of York · Department of Theatre, Film and Television
Qualifications
MA by research

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Entry requirements

You will normally be expected to have at least a 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification. You may be invited for an interview and asked to send samples of your creative practice work.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

You will work from initial story idea to second draft feature film screenplay or fully developed pilot episode (45-60 pages) and series bible for a television project. You will also submit an analytical essay of 3000-5000 words to set your creative work within its research context.

The MA by Research in Screenwriting has no taught element. You will work independently with support from your academic supervisor.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Mr Andrew Vickers
Email
andrew.vickers@york.ac.uk
Phone
work+44 (0)1904 32 5251