Screenwriting is a multi-million-pound industry and is the foundation of all film, TV, theatre, and radio production. This screenwriting bachelor degree will help prepare you for a career as a professional scriptwriter.
Why study with us
- 1stin the North West for career prospectsGuardian University Guide (Film Production and Photography)
- 1stin the North West for overall scoreGuardian University Guide (Film Production and Photography)
- 2ndin the UK for student satisfactionComplete University Guide (Creative Writing)
- 2ndin the North West for graduate prospects (outcomes)Complete University Guide (Communication & Media Studies)
- You will experience real world industry practices, including a Writers' Room.
- Learn skills across a variety of disciplines. This includes film, TV, theatre, radio and video games, increasing your employment opportunities.
- Benefit from the University’s industry links with the BBC, ITV, MediaCityUK and other media organisations across the UK.
A day in the life of Film & TV student
What you'll do
- Get the chance to win placements with screenwriting industry professionals at our cJAM media event.
- Attend guest lectures and workshops involving high profile scriptwriters, directors, producers and agents.
- Access a variety of screenwriting industry networking events. Past events have included Aesthetica Short Film Festival and BAFTA Masterclasses.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Screenwriting course facilities
The course has helped me develop my writing in classes in which I had the opportunity to learn from tutors with years of success in the industry.
Future careers in Screenwriting
Wondering how to become a screenwriter? Our screenwriting degree programs will help you develop your scriptwriting skills to a professional level. With these skills, you'll have the opportunity to pursue a career within the media industry.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary