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Playwriting

Ohio University

48 months
Duration
22406 USD/year
22406 USD/year
12612 USD/year
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About

The B.F.A. Playwriting Major at Ohio University is designed as an intensive introduction to the art of dramatic writing for the stage. 

Overview

Program Overview

  • The B.F.A. Playwriting Major at Ohio University focuses on playwriting through the study of dramatic structure, its relationship to literature, and how the spoken word functions on the stage and in performance. Students accepted into the B.F.A. playwriting major program must complete a wide range of courses in addition to the Theater B.F.A. Core and a series of playwriting courses. The additional required courses include acting, art history, directing, film, screenwriting, and rigorous study of English and literature.
  • Student work will be reviewed at the end of each school year. Students must demonstrate significant progress in the development of dramatic writing skills for continued success in the program. All theater majors are required to attain a minimum grade of C (2.0) in any theater course required for graduation. A student who is struggling academically or programmatically will receive a letter of concern or be placed on probation.

Freshman/First-Year Admission

  • Students interested in playwriting are expected to complete the Theater B.F.A. Core which consists of first-year foundation courses during their first year of study. Admission to this specialized B.F.A. program is based on an interview with playwriting faculty and a playwriting manuscript submission. All students with majors in theater are required to attain a minimum grade of C (2.0) in any theater course required for graduation.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The B.F.A. Playwriting program offered by Ohio University prepares the student for career paths in dramatic writing for live performances and provides a core development for dramatic writing across all media and genres.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Costume and Scenic Design Principles and Technology Practices
  • Fundamentals of Performance
  • Acting Fundamentals
  • Theater and Performance History
  • American Theater and Drama
  • Playwriting Revision Technique

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available
  • Students interested in playwriting are expected to complete the Theater B.F.A. Core which consists of first-year foundation courses during their first year of study. Admission to this specialized B.F.A. program is based on an interview with playwriting faculty and a playwriting manuscript submission.
GCSE or IGCSE Curricula
  • For students participating in the GCSE or IGCSE curricula, we generally expect to see at least 6 passes, graded C or higher. Students who are going on to complete GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS-levels) and/or Advanced Levels (A-levels) may be awarded transfer credit for successfully completed exams.
International Baccalaureate Curriculum
  • For students studying an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, we generally expect an average of 5 out of 7 on your college-preparatory curriculum. IB Higher Level examinations may also be eligible for transfer credit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22406 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12612 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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