Screenwriting @ Bournemouth University

Posted on 20 March 2011 by BMMBoxer

Course Branch: Media Production

Course Name:
Screenwriting (MA)

Location City, Country
: Dorset, UK

The Media School

Bournemouth University

University Description: Bournemouth University is at the heart of the largest non-industrial conurbation in Europe. It is in a wonderful location sandwiched between the UK’s newest National Park, best beaches and largest natural harbour. It is home to a major financial services sector (JP Morgan Chase, Nationwide Building Society and Liverpool Victoria among others) as well as having the largest concentration of language schools outside London and many national headquarters including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and Sunseeker International. The Media School provides high standards of academic practice, industry quality facilities and a globally lead outlook to the media industry. These factors combined produce internationally successful graduates who have gone on to achieve phenomenal success within the media industry, with Bafta and Oscar winning alumni to fortify our claims.

Course Description: Students will be on campus for approximately three weeks during the entire two-year course in a total of four residential periods. During these periods students will be involved in a range of activities that are designed to develop their knowledge and expertise, in the area of ‘writing for the screen’, such as:

  • Lectures
  • Presentations
  • Seminars
  • Analysed screenings
  • Exercises and discussions
  • Group meetings and one-to-one tutorials.

Duration In Years (In Months): 2 year (24 mths) ; Full Time

Eligibility Criteria: The course is designed for people currently working in the media industry and also those who are looking to enter the industry. The normal requirement is an honours degree or comparable qualification, but appropriate experience will also be taken into account and all applications are treated on an individual basis.

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