Scriptwriting Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Film and Screenwriting BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 79% 10% 15% £9250 £16085 115 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Chichester 95% 5% 5% £9250 £15840 119 Chichester On campus Full-time
Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Huddersfield 86% 10% 5% £9250 £16500 118 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Screenwriting and Film BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University 91% 5% 10% £9250 £15860 112 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Screenwriting BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 83% 5% 5% £9250 £16700 123 Winchester On campus Full-time
Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Suffolk 87% 0% 10% £9250 £14598 110 Ipswich On campus Full-time
Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Chichester 95% 10% 10% £9250 £15840 144 Chichester On campus Full-time
Digital Film Production and Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Chichester 87% 10% 0% £9250 £15840 121 Chichester On campus Full-time
Screenwriting with Film, Television and Radio (Foundation Entry) BA (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 100% 5% 5% £9250 - 131 Preston On campus Full-time
Screenwriting with Film, Television and Radio BA (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 100% 5% 5% £9250 - 131 Preston On campus Full-time
Screenwriting (Scriptwriting) BA (Hons) Central Film School - 20% 0% £22200 £41500 115 London On campus Full-time
Filmmaking and Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Worcester 62% 10% 15% - - 121 Worcester On campus Full-time
Creative Writing and Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Worcester 62% 10% 20% - - 121 Worcester On campus Full-time
Animation and Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Worcester 62% 10% 15% - - 121 Worcester On campus Full-time
Journalism and Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Worcester 62% 10% 15% - - 118 Worcester On campus Full-time
Film Studies and Screenwriting BA (Hons) University of Worcester 62% 10% 15% - - 125 Worcester On campus Full-time
Screenwriting and Theatre, Acting & Performance BA (Hons) University of Worcester 62% 10% 15% - - 120 Worcester On campus Full-time
Screenwriting MA Buckinghamshire New University - - - £10400 £15400 - High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Screenwriting MA The University of York - - - £2325 £2403 £9450 £11100 - York On campus Part-time
Screenwriting MA Met Film School - - - £21000 £23000 - London On campus Full-time
Screenwriting for Television and Film MA Royal Holloway, University of London - - - £8600 £18200 - Egham On campus Full-time
Screenwriting (Berlin) MA Met Film School - - - €20500 €20500 - London On campus Full-time
Screenwriting (Scriptwriting) with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) Central Film School - - - £31200 £31450 £56000 £61950 - London On campus Full-time
Scriptwriting MA Bath Spa University - - - £9055 £17645 - Bath On campus Full-time
Screenwriting MA Met Film School - - - £15000 £15000 - London On campus Full-time
Screenwriting and Film with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University - - - £9250 £15860 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Scriptwriting (Theatre and Digital Media) MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Screenwriting MA Birkbeck, University of London - - - £10800 £19830 - London On campus Full-time
Scriptwriting MA Bournemouth University - - - £9250 £17000 - Poole On campus Full-time
Creative Writing Scriptwriting MA University of East Anglia - - - £9500 £19800 - Norwich On campus Full-time
Scriptwriting MA University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Full-time
Screenwriting MA The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Playwriting and Screenwriting MLitt University of St Andrews - - - - - - St Andrews On campus Full-time
Screenwriting MA Edinburgh Napier University - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
91 /100
4937 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Scriptwriting

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20738 £17423 £20425
25-75 percentile range £18446 - £26123 £12846 - £22039 £15406 - £26500

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20163 £17396 £21006
25-75 percentile range £16496 - £23728 £13799 - £21504 £15658 - £25228

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Scriptwriting

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Scriptwriting who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Scriptwriting

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Broadcasters
  • TV/Film Producers
  • Radio
  • Theatres
  • Game Industry

Jobs of graduates of Scriptwriting (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Scriptwriting at Anglia Ruskin University

25% Secretarial and related occupations
15% Skilled trades occupations
15% Caring personal services
15% Elementary occupations
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Scriptwriting in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Scriptwriting

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Scriptwriting, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

The median salary of graduates of Scriptwriting was £20738 15 months after graduation, £17423 3 years after graduation and £20425 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Scriptwriting studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Letters - MLitt