Scriptwriting Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Worcester 83% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 104 Worcester On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 76% 1% 15% £9250 £14415 113 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 84% 1% 50% £9250 £13200 107 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 76% 1% 15% £9250 £14415 113 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 70% 5% 5% £9250 £14500 105 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 92% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 109 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 84% 1% 50% £8760 £18800 107 Colchester On campus Part-time
University of Worcester 77% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 114 Worcester On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 77% 0% 5% £3010 £5460 114 London On campus Part-time
The University of York 77% 0% 5% £4400 £17300 114 York On campus Part-time
University of St Andrews 77% 0% 5% £9900 £20370 114 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 77% 0% 5% £10000 £14500 114 London On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 77% 0% 5% £7850 £16400 114 Norwich On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 77% 0% 5% £9500 £13000 114 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Met Film School 77% 0% 5% £19000 £19000 114 London On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 77% 0% 5% £7100 £13500 114 Preston On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 77% 0% 5% £10500 £21000 114 Manchester On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 77% 0% 5% £8250 £14750 114 Poole On campus Full-time
London Film Academy 77% 0% 5% £14000 £14000 114 London On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 77% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 107 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 70% 5% 5% £9250 £14500 105 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 73% 2% 8% £9250 £15000 110 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 83% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 102 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 77% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 106 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 96% 20% 0% £9250 £14598 124 Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 73% 5% 5% £9250 £14500 105 Chichester On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London - - - £8300 £17600 - Egham On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 84% 1% 50% £9250 - 107 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Regent's University London - - 10% £11300 £11300 108 London On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 72% 5% 5% £9250 - 102 Winchester On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 46% 0% 10% £6000 - 105 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 46% 0% 10% £9250 - 105 Preston On campus Full-time
Regent's University London - - 10% £18500 £18500 108 London On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 84% 1% 50% £9250 - 107 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Bath Spa University 77% 0% 5% £3500 - 114 Bath On campus Part-time
Edinburgh Napier University 77% 0% 5% - - 114 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 77% 0% 5% - - 114 Bristol On campus Full-time
Central Film School - - - £30600 £56000 - London On campus Full-time
University of Bolton - - - £9250 £46600 - Bolton On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 73% 5% 5% - - 105 Bolton On campus Part-time
Central Film School - - - £21600 £41500 - London On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
57 /100
5025 students of Scriptwriting in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

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 £18220 £16892 £19401
25-75 percentile range £16195 - £22146 £11754 - £21492 £14677 - £25366

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18147 £17054 £20351
25-75 percentile range £16588 - £21853 £12786 - £21414 £15122 - £25568

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Scriptwriting

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Scriptwriting who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Scriptwriting (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Scriptwriting at Bath Spa University

25% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Elementary occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Caring personal services
5% Customer service occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Scriptwriting in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Scriptwriting

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FAQ

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

The median salary of graduates of Scriptwriting was £18220 15 months after graduation, £16892 3 years after graduation and £19401 5 years after graduation.

Screenwriting at University of Suffolk received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 96 out of 100 among 20 respondents.