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ALW227 - Script Writing: Focus On Fiction

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
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

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
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


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.


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

* 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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