Gain the writing skills, industry know-how, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing screen-writing industry demands.
Learn how to function within a professional environment across different screen industries, and create work that stands out from the crowd.
Develop your portfolio across different platforms or focus on the mediums and genres that interest you through live briefs, collaborative projects and independent research.
With Falmouth Flexible, you access your course content, interactions with other students and tutors, and learning resources, through Canvas, an easy-to-use online platform. You can access the course wherever you are in the world, and you can stop, pause and rewind lectures whenever you want.
Engaging learning activities will help you apply theory to practice. They could include:
All assessments are taken and submitted online.
Assessment methods for the masters degree in Writing for Script & Screen can typically include:
An honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification.
If your first language is not English, you'll need to take one of the following tests to verify your proficiency:
We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.
You will need to complete four 30-credit modules and one 60-credit project (180 credits in total). All modules on the course are compulsory and must be passed in order to complete the award
Module one Storytelling for Script & Screen (30 credits)
Module two Individual Script Development Workshop (30 credits)
Module three Writer’s Room: Collaborative Script Development (30 credits)
Module four Screen Industries: Professional Development (30 credits)
Final major project (MA only) (60 credits)