|Study location||United Kingdom, Egham, Surrey|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Upper Second Class Honours degree 2:1 (Honours) or equivalent, in Literature, Theatre, Media or a related discipline.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with 6.5 in writing and no sub-score below 5.5 )
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Submit up to 50 pages of creating writing, preferably pieces intended for film or television and in film/TV format, though other forms of creating writing such as short stories or plays will also be acceptable
Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.
Story and Theme
Contexts – Current British Film and Television Practice
You’ll be set for a career in television and feature film screenwriting and script development. Graduates with work in film and TV include:
- Janice Hallett’s feature screenplay Retreat, starring Cillian Murphy (2011).
- Olivia Wakeford wrote for the feature film Baseline (2009).
- Kay Stonham was commissioned by the BBC, and two of our younger writers are working on a C5 youth drama series.
- Adam Rolston’s musical, A Sentimental Journey, on Doris Day’s life performed at a variety of UK and US venues.
- Daniel Wolfe directed and co-wrote Catch Me Daddy, released to critical acclaim in 2015.
- Sir Lenny Henry wrote and starred in the autobiographical drama, Danny and the Human Zoo, for BBC 1.
Other students from our department have gone on to work in independent television and film production, for broadcasters like the BBC and ITV, and for distributors, exhibitors, talent agencies and entertainment lawyers.