Screenwriting for Film & Television

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Screenwriting for Film & Television
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL901
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application: IADT
Application Date Application Deadline:
Round 1: 4.00pm Thursday 27th May 2021.
Round 2: 4.00pm Wednesday 25th August 2021.

*Round 2 is subject to available places.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Duration 18 months for 2021/22 with attendance on 2 full days per week, Monday and Tuesday.

The Conferring ceremony for this programme will take place in March 2023.
Course Fee EU students: €6,000 in total, payable as €4,000 in 2021/22 and €2,000 in 2022/23.

Non-EU students: €16,000.
Financial Support Scholarships have been awarded in partnership with Warner Bros. for this course.

Please contact the Programme Chair to check whether this will still be the case for 2021/22.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.

Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through our RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.

Two references must also support your application.

Portfolio submission, as part of your application.
Number of Places 15
Interview Yes


What should my portfolio include?
- Substantial relevant written material such as scripts, screenplays, work published or produced for screen or radio, poetry, stories, etc.

- At least two script ideas in your portfolio application. These...

Course Content

Expand+MA Screenwriting for Film and Television.

This MA gives writers the opportunity to explore, experiment and learn the craft of screenwriting, in conjunction with the development and writing of a full-length screenplay.

About the MA in Screenwrit...

Subjects Taught What modules will I study?
The Craft of Screenwriting,
Film Theory and History,
Dramatic and Literary Traditions,
Writing Television Drama,
Main Project.
Careers or Further Progression Future careers
Careers may be found in the film/television industry as screenwriters, script editors and/or in teaching.
Further Enquiries Paul Freaney
Course Co-ordinator
Phone: +353 1 239 4706
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