Study Screenwriting at LMA


The BA (Hons) degree in Digital Film and Television Production (Screenwriting) at LMA is designed to develop and prepare you professionally to meet the demands of a rapidly changing sector.


LMA will develop your vision and cultivate your creativity within Screenwriting and prepare you for work across a variety of content platforms whether that be working on boxsets, TV, films or web content. All of this is underpinned by theory and academic study along with developing your own creative voice and vision.


If you want to network and develop your contacts and collaborations so you can write award winning films, television dramas or internationally successful boxsets, then this course is the first step to make that happen!


Year 1

Toolkit for Success

Scriptwriting for Film and TV

Technical Skills for Digital Film and TV (Screenwriting Assessment)

Screen Studies

Single – Camera; Making a Music Video (Screenwriting Assessment)

Multi-Camera Filming(Screenwriting Assessment)


Year 2

Understanding the Film and TV Industries

Advanced Skills for Digital Film and TV (Screenwriting Assessment)

Documentary Research and Production (Screenwriting Assessment)

Short Drama Production (Screenwriting Assessment)

Advanced Screen Studies


Year 3

Your Promotional Portfolio

Industry Investigation

Industry Pitch (Screenwriting Assessment)

Corporate Film (Screenwriting Assessment)

Major Production (Screenwriting Assessment)


Entry Requirements 64 UCAS Points – All offers are subject to an interview and creative pitch.


UCAS code P315
Awarded by Staffordshire University
​Duration – 3 Years
Location – Study at our Liverpool or London campuses
Fee – New Entrants, Full Time. Home and EU students: £8500 per year of study