Screenwriting with Film, Television and Radio (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview The multi-million pound screenwriting industry is the foundation of film and television production. Meet professional writers, network at BAFTA events and attend film festivals on our Screenwriting course. Why study with us

  • Develop the crafts of film and TV screenwriting and writing for radio to a professional level - and with considerable freedom.
  • Access state-of-the-art facilities in our Media Factory where you can practice various scriptwriting disciplines.
  • Guest speakers from the industry and alumni share experiences of working for ITV London and Pinewood studios, or writing for Holby City and Hollyoaks.
What you'll do
  • Work experience includes film festivals, writing scripts for student filmmakers and working for professional television companies as writers.
  • Pitch your work at our cJAM careers event with industry professionals. The event closes with work placements awarded to successful students.
  • Be part of the University’s Great Northern Creative Festival – a four-day media showcase bringing together some of the biggest creative talents in the North and across the UK.
Future Careers Screenwriting graduates become writers for television soaps, serials, dramas, radio plays, and the stage. Also, film scriptwriters, producers, script readers and editors, directors, researchers, publicists or presenters.


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How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Screenwriting with Film, Television and Radio (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS