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MA in Screenwriting

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Advanced Professional Studies (30 cr)
             
Forms and Genres 15
 
   
Storytelling and the Moving Image 15
 
   
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Master's Thesis (30 cr)
             
MA Script Project 30
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

MASTER´S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN SCREENWRITING
Qualification: Master of Culture and Arts
Extent and duration: 60 ECTS, 1 year
COMPETENCES DEVELOPED
The degree programme is for students who have a devotion to writing for film and television. It covers all the phases of screenwriting process. The programme is hands-on and workshop oriented. Classes are based on student’s own material as a work-in-progress. Reflective and critical approach is practiced throughout the programme. Professional mentors supervise periods of independent work creating a full-length film script text (the minimum length is 90 minutes) or a concept for tv-series and a script of at least two episodes. Understanding audience psychology in relation to the film viewing experience is emphasized
TEACHING METHODS
The studies can be completed within one year alongside work as blended learning. The students are supported to work alongside studies by using an on-line environment and distance education forms a significant part of studies.
STRUCTURE OF DEGREE PROGRAMME
Professional studies 30 cr
Master’s Thesis 30 cr
In total 60 cr