Undergraduate programmes

Screenwriting & Producing

BA (Hons) with Integrated Foundation

From concept to creation. Hone your craft and take your ideas from the page to a finished production.

Years
Full Time
Foundation
  • NameScreenwriting & Producing
  • QualificationBA (Hons) with Integrated Foundation
  • LevelUndergraduate, Foundation
  • UCAS Code3P10
  • Study modeFull time
  • Duration4 years
  • Tuition fees£11,000 *
  • ScholarshipsYes *
  • Next start dateSeptember 2018
  • Future start dateSeptember 2019
  • Study abroadYes
  • ValidationRegent's University London

The BA (Hons) Screenwriting & Producing with Integrated Foundation includes a year of studies at foundation level and is designed to prepare you for direct entry on to the BA (Hons) Screenwriting & Producing degree programme.

From conception to realisation, the script is at the heart of a screen project. This programme is designed to develop the next generation of script writers and producers for the screen - individuals equipped to work on both sides of the film and television industry. 

The degree trains and educates new young script writers in the commercial and production side of the screen industry, and develops key skills which are essential for career success as a script writer or producer.

In addition, you will undertake a degree work placement in the creative industries that will provide you with invaluable first-hand experience and the opportunity to build your own network of industry contacts.

You will be supported before, during and after your placement by our Careers & Business Relations team.

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Length

Four years, comprising one year of foundation studies followed by three years of study at degree level.

Modules

Foundation Year 

  • Creative Production
  • Creative Writing and Presentation
  • Film and Music
  • Screenwriting and Producing
  • Advertising and Presentation
  • Film, TV and Digital Media Production

Degree Year 1

  • Script Adaptation, Development and Presentation
  • Introduction to Production
  • Academic and Creative Skills
  • Global Perspectives
  • Thirty-Minute Script
  • Business and Law for the Creative Producer
  • Visual Storytelling in Drama 

Degree Year 2

  • Creating a 1-hour TV Drama Series
  • Creating a TV Commercial
  • Study Period Abroad 
  • Study Abroad Dissertation

Degree Year 3

  • Development of the Major Script
  • Creating and Producing the Short Film
  • Completion of the Major Script
  • Producing and Marketing the Major Script

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Assessment structure

Assessment methods include script analyses, screenplays, reflective blogs, presentations, essays, case studies and examinations.

Group assessments constitute 50% of your overall degree and include short films, pitches and presentations, and written pitch documents.

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Study methods 

Varied teaching methods include lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials.

You will have the opportunity to work on practical projects, both individually and in groups, replicating industry practice. As the programme progresses, you will specialise in your preferred script and production areas.

Students with disabilities

Some of our courses encourage trips outside of the campus. If you have a condition that affects your mobility you are advised to contact the Disability Officer.

This programme will enable you to develop the full range of skills needed to work as a writer, director or producer in the TV or film industry. You will gain production and management expertise, together with industry-standard skills in script evaluation and the ability to write high-quality scripts yourself.

Academic requirements

A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests and attributes.

Typically, we will make an offer to a student holding at least 5 GCSEs at grades A-C / 9-4 or international equivalent including Mathematics. Regent’s receives applications from over 170 countries and assesses all international qualifications, for example, we would make an offer of minimum 2.5 GPA for the American High School Diploma.

English requirements 

We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 5.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • GCSE/IGCSE English, grade C / 4 (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades).

This list is not exhaustive, we will review the English qualifications you have as part of your application and be in contact if we require anything further.

For applicants who wish to improve their English language proficiency, please see our English language courses.

On-Campus diagnostic test

For offer holders in London, we can provide a free on-campus English diagnostic test. This test must be arranged in advance. To book a test, please contact admit@regents.ac.uk. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.

How to apply

Applying to study at Regent's University London is quick and easy. We have put together some helpful information to guide you through the process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.

Step 1 Apply

You can apply in the following ways:

If you have not uploaded the relevant supporting documents during the online application process, you should ensure that we have the below supporting documents as soon as you have completed your application. These can be sent to the Regent’s Admissions Department via email to admit@regents.ac.uk.

  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates from all previous studies (i.e. secondary school and/or university certificates)
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • A 300-500 word personal statement outlining the reasons for applying to your chosen programme, how you feel you will benefit from the programme of study, what contributions you will make to the University and how this will help your future career aspirations.
  • A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
  • If you are not a native English speaker, proof of your English proficiency

Credit Transfer

  • If you’ve already studied part of a degree course elsewhere, you may be able apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and join the programme at an advanced entry point. If you’d like to request entry part-way through a programme, make sure you state this clearly in your statement of purpose and provide us with the transcripts and module descriptions for the relevant study.

Step 2 Receive a response to your application

You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.

We will assess whether you meet our entry requirements and will notify you of the decision via email. UCAS applicants will also receive official notification via the UCAS system.

For some of our programmes, the selection process may include an interview or audition. Interviews/auditions can take the form of a one-to-one interview, group interview or portfolio review which may be conducted by telephone or as a Skype call. Arrangements of these are made between the Admissions Department and the applicant.

Step 3 Accepting your offer

If you wish to accept the offer you must pay the advance tuition fee deposit (non-refundable) to confirm your place.

Please note: There is no formal deadline to pay your advance tuition fee deposit, however we recommend that you confirm your place as soon as possible.

Please see here for information on how to pay.

Step 4 After you have accepted your place

Closer to the start of the term, the Admissions Team will send information regarding the registration process. This will include information on completing your online enrolment prior to your arrival as well as a checklist of documents you will need to bring with you to fully register onto the programme.

Information for international students

If you are an overseas student requiring visa sponsorship to study in the UK, our team will be in touch with information on applying for your student visa and the documents you will need. More information can be found on our visas and immigration page.

 

Tuition fees are set for the University’s financial year which runs from 1 August to 31 July. 

Fees September 2018

Foundation year programme fee: £11,000
Home/EU advance deposit: £1,000 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)

Please note that annual tuition fees for the degree-level years of this programme always reflect the standard degree fees.  

Scholarships, funding and bursaries

Undergraduate loans - Student Finance England 2016-17

Funding for UK, and EU nationals, as well as students with the status of Migrant Worker.

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Future Finance loans

Alternative loan funding* for students studying at Regent's University London

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