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EN240 - Screenwriting

  • Module code: EN240
  • Module name: Screenwriting
  • Department: English and Comparative Literary Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to give a clear introduction to screenwriting through a combination of analytical and practical exercises. No previous knowledge of scriptwriting is required, though focus and engagement with the form is essential.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students will understand the techniques of screenwriting and be able to apply them in their own creative work. Through discussions of the film industry and visits from professionals, students will also understand the role of the screenwriter within a production team and the industry as a whole.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly sessions.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/english/undergraduate/current/modules/screenwriting

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EN240-30)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 50%
Assessed Course Work 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate English Literature (Q300) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate English Literature (Q300) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate English Literature with Intercalated Year (Q301) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate English Literature and Creative Writing (QP36) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate English Literature and Creative Writing (QP36) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate English Literature and Creative Writing with Intercalated Year (QP37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate English and French (QR3A) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate English and Theatre Studies (QW34) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate English and Theatre Studies (QW34) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate English and Theatre Studies with Intercalated Year (QW35) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy and Literature (VQ72) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy and Literature (VQ72) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy and Literature with Intercalated Year (VQ73) - Year 4