Central Film School London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Gloucestershire

Screenwriting (Scriptwriting)

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Course summary

This BA course has been designed to prepare graduates for employment by providing them with the skillsets required by employers in screen industries. The course embraces the truth of the adage that “Writers write!” and therefore, with the help of our industry professional tutors students are required to apply their learning to scripts throughout their time on the course.

Course details


Level 4 Across terms 1 and 2, students must successfully pass the following modules: Screen Studies: Landmarks in Cinema (30 CATS) Visual Storytelling (30 CATS) Working with Actors (15 CATS) Introduction to Writing Drama (30 CATS) Writing Short Films (15 CATS) Level 5 Across terms 3 and 4, students must successfully pass the following modules: Writing, Pitching and Developing Short Film (30 CATS) Writing Coverage 1 (30 CATS) Writing for Interactive Storytelling (30 CATS) Genre Analysis (15 CATS) Writing Episodic Television (30 CATS) Level 6 Across terms 5 and 6, students must successfully pass the following modules: Film Business, Marketing and Distribution (30 CATS) Adaptation (15 CATS) Writing Coverage 2 (15 CATS) Major Feature Film Project - Part 1 (30 CATS) Major Feature Film Project - Part 2 (30 CATS)

Assessment method

A variety of written assessments including short scripts, treatments, reports, essays, pitch bibles etc. and presentations No written exams

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


Once a Visual Portfolio has been submitted you will be invited to an interview to discuss your portfolio, motivations and previous experiences


A Visual Portfolio of applicants creative writing, including short scripts, adaptations and short stories.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £25200 Whole course
England £25200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £25200 Whole course
Scotland £25200 Whole course
Wales £25200 Whole course
Channel Islands £25200 Whole course
International £32000 Whole course

Additional fee information

The Tuition Fee covers the cost of tuition only The Tuition Fee does not cover the Registration Fee of £500
Screenwriting (Scriptwriting) at Central Film School London - UCAS