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This course combines theory and practice to assist students while they write an original 50-60 minute play or screenplay
In this paper you will develop your own "voice" as a playwright and will craft an original full-length play.
|Paper title||Advanced Writing for the Stage and Screen|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,110.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- THEA 241
- THEA 441
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
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- Teaching staff
- Your lecturer will give you a list of required readings at the commencement of the paper.
- Course outline
Please contact the School of Performing Arts for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- This paper builds on knowledge and understanding from THEA 241. It will give you an understanding of some of cultural and historical concerns that have informed the practice of writing for theatre/film, along with an ability to critically and analytically evaluate your work and to produce a full-length play of good quality.