Gain the skills required to collaborate and work effectively across the creative industries as a scriptwriter. You will also develop script editing skills working closely with other students within the Media Production framework.

Why study MA Scriptwriting at BU?

  • Develop your ideas from concept to industry-standard final draft, develop your own voice, learn how to critique others work and make industry contacts to pitch for employment  
  • See your scripts come to life and contribute to others’ productions by working collaboratively with students across the framework  
  • This intense course allows you the opportunity to work both in teams in addition to producing individual writing pieces  
  • Become a writer with a distinctive authorial voice with an industry-standard portfolio, writing in a range of formats and genres and a robust attitude to collaboration and development  
  • All of our teaching staff have worked on award winning Film, Television and multiplatform projects and you will also benefit from regular industry guest speakers and alumni. 

Graduate with an accredited degree 

Graduate from an International Moving Image Society (IMIS) accredited degree, awarded to practice-based courses that best prepare students for a career in the industry. 

MA Award
September, January Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
12 months Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent. 

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