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MA Screenwriting

  • Qualification Type: Masters
  • Location: Fulham, London
  • Course length: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full-time
  • Start date: September 2024
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我们一年制的编剧硕士学位非常适合这些人, 谁希望在行业环境中进行编剧培训, delivered at a postgraduate level. It is an ideal option for aspiring creative writers that not only wish to hone their screenwriting skills but also find a destination for their scripts on the big or small screen.  

This course provides you with the resources to prepare for a career in screenwriting with tailored, purposeful guidance and training which will develop your writing craft for film and television. 除了专门针对流派的讲座和研讨会, story, world-building, character, plot and dialogue, you will receive mentorship from scriptwriting professionals to develop feature and television projects. 我们所有的导师和演讲嘉宾都是专业的编剧, agents or producers, 你将会接触到这个行业的现实, 让你更好地理解你可以走的道路.

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MA Screenwriting Key Features

  • 密集和深入的实践培训的工艺编剧 
  • Development of a substantial writing portfolio - feature film script and television script and bible
  • 培训不断发展的讲故事平台
  • 与专业导演和演员一起编写剧本
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  • 投球技术和其他重要软技能的发展
  • Training and mentoring by practising film & TV industry tutors and guest speakers
  • Masterclasses and Q&As with prominent filmmakers
  • 先进的批判性思维,告知你的编剧实践
  • Excellent tutor-to-student ratios
  • Final Draft license or equivalent 
  • 关注未来的编剧事业和就业能力 


We're looking for creative individuals who can demonstrate a strong instinct for the grammar of visual storytelling, 同时也表现出对编剧这一职业的热情. You must be self-motivated, thrive in a collaborative environment and be willing to challenge your perceptions of the landscape of film.

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LFA是一所注册的高等教育机构 Office for Students (OfS) and listed on their Register, meaning that we meet the OfS requirements for 学术标准、bwin娱乐质量、学生支持、 and student protection. 

bwin娱乐由德比大学认证. As a partner student you will be granted access to the University’s online learning environment ‘University of Derby Online (UDo)’ where you will be able to access programme resources related to your programme, the University’s library and your grades.


Our ethos is to learn by doing 我们将帮助您开发多个项目,以建立您的投资组合, 规划你的职业道路,进一步加深你对行业的了解.  

The research focus of this practical master’s centres around your individual career progression and will equip you with the skills to employ critical thinking and how it influences your writing, 以及自信地参与围绕bwin体育苹果下载iOS景观的辩论的能力. You will be challenged to further your theoretical understanding of the craft of screenwriting and be asked to contextualise it through practice. By doing so you will cultivate new research and development skills that will enable you to create scripts with depth, addressing issues, 在你的职业生涯中对你很重要的想法和既定的结构. We pride ourselves on our pioneering approach - 我们的使命是培养世界级的编剧,让他们讲述引人入胜的故事.  

Module One: Feature Film Development 

学生们学习如何通过撰写治疗来研究和准备专题项目, synopses, beat sheets and scene-by-scene breakdowns. 这些材料构成了写作过程的基础, as well as a selling tool when pitching to film and TV industry companies after graduation. The development and individual feedback sessions integral to the module are overseen by a range of screenwriters working in the feature film industry.  在单元一结束时,参与者将完成一份 feature length script (90 pages).

Module Two: Writing for Television 

Students produce a TV Bible for an original series in addition to writing and developing an accompanying TV episode script. Industry led discussions from working writers, producers and directors will offer insight on a variety of television formats and genres. You will undertake detailed academic and industry-led workshops and research in order to help you realise and reflect on your own work in the context of the wider cultural and academic landscape and be given one-to-one tutorials to discuss the merits and challenges of proposed ideas. Pitching sessions will serve as a rehearsal for the actual industry pitching panel that you will encounter in the later stages of the course where you will get the opportunity to have your writing workshopped with professional actors and pitch your ideas to a panel of film and TV industry professionals and receive feedback to help hone your ideas. 

“这正是我为自己的编剧生涯奠定基础所需要的. 讲座内容丰富,小班授课可以让他们非常互动。”

Samy Souissi,编剧和LFA编剧文凭毕业生

Module Three: Research by Practice

The final module has a professional focus with students' prioritising next steps and employability. It also enables students to contextualise their creations within the relevant critical framework and adhere to sound ethical principles. Students will design and undertake a personal research project (a negotiated dissertation), aligned to their professional ambitions. These dissertations can take the form of a written or visual piece and can include previous work experience or scripts you have worked on as a form of research.

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The full MA Screenwriting fee is £16,500.

Deposit: 成功的申请者将收到录取通知书. Upon acceptance of their place, 申请人将被要求支付不可退还的4英镑押金,500. The balance of course fees will need to be paid in accordance to the LFA Terms and Conditions.

Application fee: £50



  • A first degree (Minimum 2:2 or above)
  • Not a graduate?  我们欢迎具有丰富行业经验的学生申请, 谁能证明自己有能力在研究生阶段学习. 

To begin your application process for a place on this course please apply via the UPCOMING COURSE DATES section below.  As soon as we've received your application we’ll send you a confirmation email containing information on the next steps. 如果您似乎没有收到此邮件,请检查您的“垃圾邮件”文件夹. 


  • Completed online LFA application
  • Example(s) of your filmmaking, e.g: 
    • The first 20 pages of a feature script  (pdf)
    • A feature film treatment of 10-15 pages (pdf)
    • Two short film screenplays  (pdf)
    • Alternatively, if you have no screenplay material, 我们将接受其他创造性作品的节选,如剧本, short story, novel, or poetry (pdf). 
  • CV/Resume 
  • Personal statement (up to 750 words) that outlines 
    • Your motivation
    • Your background and filmmaking ambitions 
    • Ideas for a personal research project 
    • 为什么这门bwin娱乐,以及LFA作为一个机构,是你的正确选择 
  • 学历证书(仅限学位资格) 
  • Two references: academic or professional 
  • Scanned copy of your passport 

If you meet our entry requirements, we offer an interview where we discuss your portfolio and motivations - we are looking for creative filmmaking ability/potential as evidenced through visual and written material. 面试将帮助你展示你对bwin体育苹果下载iOS的理解和兴趣, as well as your awareness of the key elements of the course and a clear idea as to how completing the course will help you achieve career ambitions. 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS (For international students)

国际学生需要提供英语水平证明. For entry to LFA, you must prove you can read, write, speak and understand English to a B2 level on the 欧洲共同语言参考框架(CEFR), or equivalent. 这个水平的英语是访问bwin娱乐内容所必需的, 理解bwin娱乐中使用的bwin体育苹果下载iOS制作技术术语, and to obtain a Student Visa.


你通常需要提供雅思学术成绩6分.0 with no band below 5.5. We do consider equivalent qualifications or an alternative Secure English Language Test (SELT) from the alternatives below, however, 只有在过去两年内取得的证书才可被考虑:


If you have completed your studies in the past 2 years in a country where English is the first language (such as the USA, 加拿大或澳大利亚)你可能不需要一个正式的英语语言资格证书. 我们单独评估每个申请,并根据具体情况进行评估.

Do I still need to demonstrate my English proficiency even if English is the official language of my country?

你可能仍然需要提供你的英语水平证明, 即使英语是你国家的官方语言, 除非你来自上面列出的国家或地区 GOV.UK 或者你已经完成了相当于其中一个英国学位的资格认证.

What steps should you take if your English Proficiency does not meet LFA entry requirements?

如果你认为你的英语不符合我们的入学要求, you are encouraged to contact us with evidence of your existing achievement for assessment. Please contact us 附上您的证书或语言资格证书的复印件,以便我们可以代表您进行检查. 我们单独评估每个申请,并根据具体情况进行评估.



  • 16 September 2024 - 22 August 2025
    Course Fee: £ 16,500

    NB. 由于名额有限,我们建议尽早申请.