Course Title: Create concepts and scripts for television comedy

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6160 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Create concepts and scripts for television comedy

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 140

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Important Information:

This course will be delivered through face-to-face classes, interaction with industry mentors, and the learning support material and resources in Canvas.


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM7359C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2019

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course aims to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to create sketch, sitcom and narrative comedy for television.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Enrolment in this elective course at RMIT requires you to have completed all first year courses.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSWTCO608 Create concepts and scripts for television comedy

Elements:

1. Develop the concept for television comedy

2. Develop the proposal for the comedy

3. Develop comedy script


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to develop and write sketch, sitcom and narrative comedy for television.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, pitching sessions,  and through the application of learned skills and insights to your comedy writing tasks.