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Film studies ( hopefully specialising in Screenwriting) degree?

I've been looking at universities recently and I would really like to do a course focused on film studies, in which i can specialise in screenwriting. I'm just feeling lost as to where i can find such a course. If anyone could tell me where to look or any universities in the uk i would highly appreciate it!

Also, while i would prefer a degree specialising in screenwriting, i would also like to make a career out of being a film critic/journalist, visiting film festivals etc. if there’s any particular unis/degrees that would help with this, i would also like to know about that.

I would also like a course that gives me lots of oppurtunities (ie. going to film festivals, writing critical reviews etc).
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Reply 1
Original post by alliedtraveller
I've been looking at universities recently and I would really like to do a course focused on film studies, in which i can specialise in screenwriting. I'm just feeling lost as to where i can find such a course. If anyone could tell me where to look or any universities in the uk i would highly appreciate it!
Also, while i would prefer a degree specialising in screenwriting, i would also like to make a career out of being a film critic/journalist, visiting film festivals etc. if there’s any particular unis/degrees that would help with this, i would also like to know about that.
I would also like a course that gives me lots of oppurtunities (ie. going to film festivals, writing critical reviews etc).

i've been applying for film production courses and i highly recommend looking at cilect to see what unis they certify. it's a highly respected international certification board for film courses. alternatively, you could look at journalism courses for experience in critical analysis.
Reply 2
My good friend's interest is very similar to the OP. Look forward to getting advice from here, please.

So far, he finds screenwriting courses in Portsmouth, Worchester, Suffolk and Birkbeck, but doesn't know which one is good, or any others worthwhile to consider. Please advise.

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