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.
Creative, Applied Arts and Design, Film making, Television, Photography, Humanities, Writing & Creative Writing
1 years | Full time
You will study storytelling and narrative, genre, character and voice, developing your critical and evaluative skills as well as your creative writing talents.
You will gain a thorough understanding of how creative and writing processes work on long-running dramas such as soap operas or medical dramas and then write your own mock storylines and scripts.
You will tackle the challenge of creating your own original drama in the context of current commissioning trends.
You will explore the terrain of the TV fiction market, the main channels (home and abroad) and commissioning policies and audiences in order to enhance their market readiness.
Story and Script Techniques (two modules), Writing for Existing Long-Running TV Drama (two modules), Creating Original TV Drama (two modules), Researching TV Drama Markets, Independent Script Project.
Only one is required