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Screenwriting for Television (9992.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice



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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (149636) - View

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    Screenwriting for Television aims to develop students? understanding of the creative and professional work practices involved in writing for series television. It takes a professional view to screenwriting practice, giving students critical knowledge of the conventions of series television and industry practices of the television storytelling process. The unit further aims to give students the opportunity to develop their own analytical, technical and creative television screenwriting skills.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the various creative and professional practices of writing for series television;

    2. Synthesise and analyse advanced screenwriting techniques; and

    3. Demonstrate skills and knowledge applicable to the television industry.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours as: Either 1 Lecture + 1 x 2 hour workshop per week (on campus)


    Screenwriting 8905



    Assumed Knowledge

    Students will be assumed to have achieved a Pass in Screenwriting (8905)

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