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Undergraduate | TAS-FPB255 | 2023

Writing for Performance

Course information for 2023 intake

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 10 July 2023
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About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Understand and identify a variety of writing styles.
    2. Apply conventions and methodologies of script structure, format and genre.
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of evaluation, redrafting and editing in the scriptwriting process.
    4. Critically analyse diverse social and cultural contexts which influence writing for performance.

Entry requirements


Conditional requisite: 25 credit points in any unit at any level from any degree

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Synchronous online weekly tutorial (2 hrs) In addition: Self-directed learning (2-3hrs) Online readings and other activities Writing practice (3-4 hrs). (9 hours total weekly).

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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