About this course
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this course, graduates will be able to:
- write an engaging, audience-focused screenplay to high professional standard;
- write scripts using current professional format, style and language;
- write compelling work for different platforms and markets including film, television, web-series and the youth market;
- writing engaging scripts using knowledge of different genres;
- work in a self-directed manner;
- critically analyse and redraft your screenplay to an advanced draft;
- work collaboratively within a creative filmmaking team;
- give and receive script feedback in a professional manner;
- approach industry practitioners in a professional way, with a focus on building networks and finding work.
- Refer to Graduate Attributes
Graduates of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) will have developed the following skills and attributes that allow them to be:
- demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to the national and international challenges for the professional artist/practitioner in the 21 Century;
- have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and of the ethics of artistic practices and scholarship;
- have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s);
- reach a high level of achievement in artistic practice, writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication;
- be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning;
- be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies.
Knowledgeable across disciplines:
- critically examine, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a range of disciplines;
- expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects;
- have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems;
- have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment.
Leaders in communities:
- initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces;
- have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations;
- mentor future generations of learners;
- engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs.
Attuned to cultural diversity:
- value different cultures and their cultural forms of practice;
- be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work;
- have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
- respect Indigenous knowledge, cultures and values.
Active global citizens:
- understand their relationship with and responsibility to their cultural environment and society;
- accept social and civic responsibilities;
- be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment;
- have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics.
Last updated: 9 June 2021