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Prepares students for employment in scripting and editing across a wide range of formats including short films, television drama, features, documentaries, radio programs, corporate or promotional videos, games and adaptation from other sources.
Students will gain an analytical and critical understanding of the medium and knowledge of industry practice.
Scriptwriter, Script Assessor, Series Creator
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The Master of Professional Communications (Scriptwriting) prepares graduates for employment in scripting and editing across a wide range of formats including short films, television drama, features, documentaries, radio programs, corporate or promotional videos, games and adaptation from other sources. Students will gain an analytical and critical understanding of the medium and knowledge of industry practice. On completion, students will have a substantial portfolio of work and detailed knowledge of the role of the scriptwriter in screen production. In addition there is the opportunity to develop one or more projects for production in conjunction with the WA Screen Academy.
|Students must study these core units:|
|FAV4102||Scriptwriting: Short Films||15|
|FAV4203||Scriptwriting: Television Drama||15|
|FAV4206||Scriptwriting: Feature Films||15|
|FAV4214||Scriptwriting: Adaptation, Editing and Commissioned Content||15|
|Plus select 30 credit points (2 units) from the following:|
|FAV4116||Animation and Filmosophy||15|
|CMM4107||Documentary, Film and Television||15|
|FAV4111||Film and Cinema Studies||15|
|SCR5116||Australian Screen Studies||15|
|Plus 15 credit points (1 elective) from the Faculty of Education and Arts in consultation with the Course Coordinator. This could include:|
|Plus 75 credit points (4 units)|
|CMM5220||Communications Project 1||**||20|
|CMM5221||Communications Project 2||**||20|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: