Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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Admission to fourth year honours (creative writing), postgraduate certificate in arts and postgraduate diploma in arts (creative writing), or the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Grant Caldwell
This subject will provide students with the interdisciplinary skills to write an original script in any medium. Students will learn the distinct scriptwriting approaches to works for theatre, live performance, radio, film and digital media. They will devise a concept outline and script excerpt for a work of either: theatre, performance, radio, film, tv, or a digital media project.
This subject alternates annually wtih CWRI40012 The Dialogic Imagination.
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
A pitch, comprising an oral presentation to the class and one page synopsis of the script concept, equivalent to 1000 words 20% (due during semester); excerpts of an original script, formatted to a professional industry standard (the script must undergo development and workshopping in class to be considered for final assessment) equivalent to 2500 words 50% (due during the examination period); and a research task equivalent to 1500 words 30% (due during the examination period). Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% (or 10 out of 12) classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Any student who fails to meet this hurdle without valid reason will not be eligible to pass the subject. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.
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A subject reader will be available through Readings Online.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing |
Creative Writing |
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