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University of the Arts London: Performance: Writing
|Institution||University of the Arts London View institution profile|
|Department||Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London|
|Telephone||020 7514 7444|
We train the next generation of writing talent, giving them the confidence and skills required to thrive in the industry. MA Dramatic Writing offers training and support for creative adventure and personal development. This course is part of the Performance programme.
MA Dramatic Writing focuses on the craft and technical aspects of dramatic writing. It offers training and support, allowing you to develop your own unique writing voice. The course is concerned with the production of text for performance and how writers can find an audience for their work in an ever-changing landscape. It explores the art of script writing through the prism of an intensely competitive UK and global industry.
The course engages with tradition and innovation in dramatic writing across contemporary theatre, radio, television, film and digital media. The course contributes to debates relating to scriptwriting, script development and script production. You will explore what constitutes dramatic writing and critically analyse convention and form. Teaching on the course acknowledges the key similarities and divergences across different forms of storytelling – for stage, screen, audio and digital platforms. It focuses on character-driven writing which engages an audience in narrative storytelling.
About Central Saint Martins
Central Saint Martins is a world-renowned arts and design college which brings together a diverse range of creative practices under one roof. It is known for breaking new ground and asking difficult questions. Across nine programmes of study, the College champions the power of imagination, curiosity, diligence, ambition and risk-taking. It challenges the cores of its disciplines, encouraging collision and exchange across boundaries to create unexpected outcomes. It aspires to give students the confidence to unearth ideas and formations that might provoke and disturb accepted norms. The Central Saint Martins community is dedicated to constantly discovering new ways of thinking, making and doing.
Situated in King’s Cross, Central Saint Martins sits at the heart of a dynamic part of London: Google, The Guardian, Tom Dixon, Universal Music, Camden Council and many others are both neighbours and partners. Students are empowered by the College’s world-class teaching, technical and support staff as well as inspired by their individual practices and industry experience.
Central Saint Martins is often recognised for its academic excellence. In 2017, the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design was awarded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, and the College was named best provider of both undergraduate and postgraduate fashion education in the Business of Fashion’s Global Fashion School Rankings in 2016 and 2017 consecutively.
Courses sit within nine programmes: Access and Progression to Higher Education; Art; Culture and Enterprise; Fashion; Graphic Communication Design; Jewellery, Textiles and Materials; Performance; Product, Ceramic and Industrial Design; and Spatial Practices.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
An Honours degree; or evidence of experiential learning equivalent to an Honours degree; or 3 years relevant professional experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any one paper, or equivalent. If an applicant has booked a test or is awaiting their result, then this should be indicated on the application form.
|Location||Central Saint Martins|
1 Granary Square
|EU||5870 GBP for Year 1|
|England||5870 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||5870 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||5870 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||5870 GBP for Year 1|
|International||14725 GBP for Year 1|
University of the Arts London
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- Central Saint Martins
- Chelsea College of Arts
- London College of Communication
- London College of Fashion
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We have a track record for launching and furthering careers. Our graduates can be found in every part and at every level of the creative and cultural sectors, from heads of global businesses to self-employed …View Profile
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