Course Title: Write scripts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Title: Write scripts

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Write Scripts looks at the skills and knowledge required to write scripts for a creative production. During this course you work collaboratively with others to develop a concept into a draft script.

This course is co-delivered with Establish the Creative Vision for Screen.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFWRT601A Write scripts


1 Prepare to write scripts.

2 Write draft scripts.

3 Produce final scripts

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to write a short screenplay, understand copyright for this screenplay, apply effective interpersonal communication techniques, work to deadline and work in collaboration with others including a professional attitude to feedback and its possible incorporation.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester and involves practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and written projects.