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MA Creative Writing Scriptwriting


Course Description

Study:

The MA will explore both theory and practice of dramatic writing, addressing contemporary critical debates, analysing written and performance texts and experimenting with a range of techniques in original writing. Writers develop skills in constructive criticism and creative editing of each other's writing creating a supportive writers' network.

Structure:

Study will be undertaken via seminar discussions and presentations, screenings, workshops, readings and may include performance visits. Students will be assessed through an analytical essay, original creative writing and working process materials. Students also complete a full-length dissertation, with tutorial supervision and advice, which is to be an original script for stage, screen (TV or feature film) or radio.

Teaching:

Modules will be taught by theorists and practitioners, supplemented by masterclasses by visiting specialists. The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing brings together writers, scholars, teachers and students in an exploration of the powers and possibilities of literature. Our aim is to make creative writing and critical reading confront one another in ways that sharpen and enliven both.

Employability:

The screenwriting pathway within this MA is industry-accredited by Skillset, the Sector Skills Training Council for the UK film industry.

Visit the MA Creative Writing Scriptwriting page on the University of East Anglia website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

UEA Faculty of Arts & Humanities Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:American Studies
Art History and World Art Studies
Film and Television
History
Language and Communication Studies
Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
Philosophy
Political, Social and International Studies

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities that concern you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/scholarships?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ldc&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships


(Scholarship)

School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing offer a wealth of bursaries and scholarships to support students in their learning. Some of this funding is supported by The Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Trust and The Lorna Sage Memorial Fund and these are supplemented by School of Literature and Creative Writing Prizes.

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of the UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities available to you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/literature/scholarships-and-funding/postgraduate-funding?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ldc&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships



Entry Requirements

Open to applicants with a good Honours degree - UK BA (Hons) 2:1 or equivalent. Admission is via submission of a portfolio of dramatic script/screenplay writing for assessment.

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