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Unit details

ALW227 - Script Writing: Focus On Fiction

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:V Murray
Prerequisite:Students must have passed any two (2) Arts units prior to enrolling in this unit
Corequisite:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses and D311, D312, D313, D326, D346, D347, D370, D391

Incompatible with: ALW327, ALW308

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Students will further examine the fundamentals of dramatic writing introduced in ALW101. They will develop work in any genre using these fundamentals. Students are encouraged to experiment in a range of styles with focus on the collaborative nature of scriptwriting. Presentation of work-in-progress and subsequent redrafting are part of this process.

Assessment

Manuscript 1, equivalent to 1000 words, 30%

Manuscript 2, equivalent to 2500 words, 50%

Participation, reports and exercises assessed in class 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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