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Undergraduate | LTU-MSS2SSP | 2024

Screenplay/Radioplay: An Introduction To Scriptwriting

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Start dates
4 Mar 2024,
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Entry requirements
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12 weeks

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Screenplay/Radioplay: An Introduction To Scriptwriting

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Apply knowledge of narrative forms and screen and sound production processes, genres and aesthetics to the writing of short form scripts.
    2. Respond flexibly, effectively and creatively to feedback, production requirements, limitations, deadlines and contingencies.
    3. Work collaboratively and independently on scripted projects.
    4. Critically and reflectively engage with one's creative writing.

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 30 credit points of Level one subjects.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed CST1ITS (Introduction To Screenwriting) or CST3SED (Script Development) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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