Degree Module: Creative Writing - Writing for Film, Introduction to Screenwriting


SCQF Level 7


This module will encourage you to think creatively in response to a given brief. You will be asked to complete screenwriting/creative assignments within time constraints in class and allowed to refine these for your first assignment; responding to peer and tutor feedback. You will also gain essential skills in formatting a basic script as well as begin to develop an understanding how to present your work to industry standards.

This module is delivered via Google hangouts or Brightspace.

You will be joining the students from the full-time BA (Hons) Contemporary Film Making in the Highlands and Islands, or BA (Hons) Literature and Creative Writing.

You will undertake a one-day induction in June and then study from September.

Entry requirements:

Three Highers at C or above with one literary subject, e.g. English, history or psychology, and have a satisfactory reference.

Mode of delivery: Online, Semester 1 (September to December)

Further study might include: BA (Hons) Contemporary Film Making in the Highlands and Islands, BA (Hons) Creative Writing in the Highlands and Islands, or BA (Hons) Literature and Creative Writing.

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