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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This MA in Screenwriting from LJMU invites you to explore the creative potential of narrative constructions, character observations and dialogue aesthetics.

  • Learn from highly respected academics with extensive and current practical industry experience
  • Hone your craft in the Liverpool Screen School, a highly respected provider in creative writing education and training
  • Benefit from Liverpool's reputation as an important hub for film, television and independent production
  • Enjoy the Screen School's significant links with the screenwriting industry locally and nationally
  • Experience guest lectures and practical workshops from visiting industry professionals

Through practice, application of theory and an awareness of the professional world, this course will encourage you to develop an original voice, pursue challenging and innovative methods of storytelling, engage in research and development, and view your work in the context of the marketplace. Sessions include lectures, screenings, practical exercises, workshops, specialist visiting lectures and field trips.

The course emphasises the development of practical screenwriting skills and the production of a portfolio of work, developed to the highest professional standards. You will gain an understanding of professional practice, pitching and marketing screenplays and learn to critically analyse films and screen texts.

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally recognised university, with staff and students from over 100 countries across the world.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 53 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 168
    148 87%

    6th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    15

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