Unit Set Structure


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MAAABM  Scriptwriting Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:

The major in Scriptwriting allows students to develop scripting and editing skills across a wide range of formats including short films, television drama, features, documentaries, radio programs, corporate or promotional videos, games and adaptation from other sources. Theory units provide a strong analytical, critical and historical framework to the practice of scripting. On completion of the major students will have a substantial portfolio of work and detailed knowledge of the screen industry.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
Students may commence Level Two units of their Major in the first and second semesters of enrolment.
FAV2102 Scriptwriting: Short Films 15
FAV2203 Scriptwriting: Television Drama 15
FAV3202 Scriptwriting: Feature Films, Documentary and Radio 15
FAV3204 Scriptwriting: Adaptation, Editing and Commissioned Content 15
Plus 30 credit points selected from:
CMM2106 Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Cinema 15
CMM2107 Documentary, Film and Television 15
CMM3118 Case Studies in Communications 2 15
MST3135 Australian Television 15
And 30 credit points selected from:
CMM3104 Professional Placement 1 * 15
CMM3108 Independent Study Unit ** 15
Electives worth 30CP from the Faculty of Education&Arts in consultation with the Course Coordinator
*Placement with a production company or development agency
**Script project
It is recommended that students intending to study the Scriptwriting Major complete some of the following Foundation Program elective units.
BRO1020 Broadcasting and the New Media Landscape 15
CMM1104 Writing for the Media 15
CMM1107 Creative Thinking 15
CMM1114 Professional Communication 15
FAV1101 Introduction to Digital Video 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011