ALW227 - Scriptwriting: Character, Event, Consequence


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Must have passed any two (2) Arts units prior to enrolling in this unit



Incompatible with:

ALW327, ALW308

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities (1 x 2-hour seminar per week equivalent)


Students will further examine the fundamentals of dramatic writing introduced in ALW102. 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.

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