Course Title: TV Script Analysis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6045

Course Title: TV Script Analysis

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 68.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Brendan Lee

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this module is to develop the necessary skills to critically interpret and evaluate TV script components which include formats, narrative structure and plot techniques, TV genre and script mapping requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBM388 TV Script Analysis

Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse the necessary components of a script to ensure presentation at industry standard.
2. Identify components of script construction, style and content.
3. Map script development and evolution.

Overview of Assessment

Students are required to produce :
- A Close Script Analysis  
- A Genre/Format Study
- A Series Analysis