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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Are you passionate about writing for the stage, screen, or television? Our MA Creative Writing Scriptwriting programme is designed to help you launch a successful career in dramatic writing. Delve into the theory and practice of scriptwriting, exploring contemporary debates and experimenting with various techniques. Benefit from the guidance of renowned scriptwriters and industry specialists through seminars, workshops, and performance visits. During the course, you'll develop your skills in constructive criticism and creative editing, while building a supportive network of fellow writers. With a 2.1 or equivalent bachelor's degree in any subject, you can unlock exciting opportunities as a playwright, screenwriter, script editor, or even pursue a PhD.

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Prepare for a career writing for theatre, radio, film, or television with an MA that allows you to explore and produce dramatic writing across the media.

You’ll study both the theory and practice of dramatic writing, addressing contemporary dramaturgical debates, analysing written and performance texts, and experimenting with a range of techniques in original writing. You’ll develop your skills in constructive criticism and the creative editing of your peers’ writing, creating a supportive writers’ network in the process.

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Entry Requirements

Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2:1

Degree Subject
Any subject




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What does it cover?

Value: 10% tuition fee reduction
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Value of Scholarship(s)

10% tuition fee reduction

Eligibility

You are an Alumnus of UEA, or expect to become one, at the time of applying for an eligible postgraduate programme and are, and will remain, self-funded for the duration of the programme, (exemptions include PGCE, MBA, foundation, pre-Masters and postdoctorate diploma programmes).

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Please read the terms and conditions for this scholarship before applying: https://www.uea.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/scholarships-finder/scholarships-a-z/10-alumni-tuition-fee-discount-scheme


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UEA offer a generous range of scholarships every year, including funding for specific countries, schools and subjects. Scholarships include £4-£5,000 awards for students from specific countries, sports scholarships, a £2,000 'Bright Futures' fee reduction for UK-based students and a 10% reduction in fees for UEA alumni.


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