Postgraduate; leading to a Master of Letters (MLitt)
The course dates for 2020-2021 have yet to be set. This programme typically starts in early September and ends late September of the following year.
If you started this programme in 2018, you can find information about 2018 entry on the 2018 Playwriting and Screenwriting (MLitt) page. Information about all programmes from previous years of entry can be found in the archive.
One year full time
The following entry requirements were for 2018 entry and are listed here for indicative purposes only. They are subject to change.
A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. At the discretion of staff, this requirement may occasionally be waived for candidates who demonstrate exceptional talent in their creative submission.
If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
English language proficiency. See English language tests and qualifications.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
2020 fees have not yet been set for this course. For the 2019 fees, please check the fees web page.
31 January 2020 for those also applying for School of English scholarships; 1 June 2020 for all other applicants. Applicants should apply as early as possible to be eligible for certain scholarships and for international visa purposes.
For more guidance, see supporting documents and references for postgraduate taught programmes.