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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Get the training, connections and experiences you need to make your mark in television. GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing masters degree is the only full-time masters degree focusing solely on writing TV drama for the UK.

Created in close collaboration with industry to maximise your employment opportunities, the MATV masters degree from Glasgow Caledonian University provides you with a full range of industry experiences and supports you in developing your own original drama.

  • Instruction from both academic experts and top TV scriptwriters in British television
  • Working in class on current television shows with guest speakers from those shows
  • Individual mentoring from experienced television professionals
  • Direct access to producers and commissioners
  • Support from a professional script doctor

Opportunity to graduate with two calling card scripts ready to take to market We'll teach you to story conference, storyline and edit scripts - all with direct input from the BBC, STV and other independent producers and writers.

Study your postgraduate masters degree with us and benefit from the university’s global reputation for academic excellence - combining academic theory with practical skills in a thriving and diverse community that shares a belief in the common good.

Your career

With the hands-on experience offered in our MA Television Fiction Writing degree, you'll graduate uniquely prepared to launch an exciting new career in the field. GCU has built a reputation amongst employers including Warner Bros. Entertainment UK and Shed Productions for training creative and accomplished professionals who leave the TV masters degree ready to make meaningful contributions to television. You may also choose to pursue further academic work. After graduation, you will enjoy a year's association with a top London agent.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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University information

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Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University League Table

    88th

  • Campus address

    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The campus is in the heart of Glasgow, an affordable, accessible and welcoming city – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
Benefit from a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible.

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