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Scriptwriting Project

Undergraduate | LTU-MSS3ADS | 2024

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21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Scriptwriting Project

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Assemble appropriate elements of style, genre and narrative to devise and propose a long form concept for a performance text, film script or television series.
    2. Construct a coherent and compelling long form narrative expressed in language consistent with the conventions used in storylines, scene breakdowns, synopses and treatments in theatre, film and television production.
    3. Synthesise narrative elements and apply appropriate conventions of form and layout to create a coherent and compelling segment of a performance text, film or television screenplay.
    4. Analyse and evaluate a script, identify its problems and suggest solutions for a redraft.

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 30 credit points of Level two subjects.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed CST2ADS (Screenwriting Project), CST3ADS (Screenwriting Project), or MSS2ADS (Screenwriting Project) 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.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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