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Screenwriting

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Merchiston Campus

Content

The course will develop skills in screenwriting, creativity, analytical thinking, academic writing, professional writing for film (script reports, coverage), editing and developmental skills.

In summary, the MA Screenwriting:

takes a general approach across film, television and other media; develops the core craft skills for screenwriting; enhances script editing and story development skills; places teaching and student work in an industry context; introduces students to staff and industry guests working as writers, producers, directors and in script development at a high, professional level.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this course is an 2:2 Honours degree. You would be expected to have a background in creative writing, journalism, filmmaking or drama in order to be eligible for the programme.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MA

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Film, Journalism and Media

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing