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What career opportunities can this lead to?

This course will provide students with the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in the subject before committing to a three year degree programme. The Scriptwriting for Television and Film degree at Bournemouth University is currently considered the best scriptwriting course in the country.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is suitable for all, especially those who are new to scriptwriting; anyone suitably motivated can join.

What does this programme involve?

This course will teach you how to write for the stage and screen, starting with how to format your scripts and screenplays to industry standards. We will also consider the value of writing with images, and why they are so important on the screen, learn about the difference between your ''story'' and your ''plot'', and focus on various methods to plan and structure your scripts.

This is a short course and would be perfect for anyone who would like to try writing for the stage or screen, as well as those considering pursuing a degree in Script Writing who would like a strong core understanding of the subject.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

The students will gain knowledge and understanding of the outlined topics through demonstration, discussion and practice.

There are no formal assessments for this course. A college certificate will be awarded on request.

What else do I need to know?

Please bring pen and paper to the classes.

No other additional costs are anticipated.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1270.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C420B Eastleigh College 23/1/2018 Tue 19:00 – 21:00 5 £72.00 £72.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Course Notice

Unfortunately this course is now full. Please select another date, if available, or click here to submit an enquiry. By doing so our admissions team can contact you if a place becomes available.