Script Writing Diploma

Welcome to the Script Writing Course

eventOur Script Writing Course provides a fantastic insight into the world of Script Writing.

The course will explore different aspects of Script Writing including generating and arranging ideas, building your narrative, writing the script plus much more.

In order to complete the course candidates must do the following:

  • Read all Course Modules
  • Complete the Final Online Assessment

Good luck and we hope you enjoy the material!

Module 1 Introduction to Scriptwriting

This module includes an introduction to scriptwriting

Unit 1 Basics of Screenwriting – Definitions, Elements, Unique Challenges
Unit 2 What is Story?
Unit 3 Screenplay Format

Module 2 Generating And Arranging Ideas

This module covers generating and arranging ideas

Unit 1 Stages of Screenwriting-Loglines, Synopsis, Treatment, Script
Unit 2 Generating, Judging and Testing Ideas
Unit 3 Genre Overview – Writing Through a Filter

Module 3 Building Your Narrative

This module includes how to build your narrative

Unit 1 Conflict – The Building Block of Drama
Unit 2 The Hero’s Journey and 3 Act Structure
Unit 3 Sequences
Unit 4 Scenes

Module 4 Characterisation

This module covers characterisation

Unit 1 Character Functions
Unit 2 Character Development
Unit 3 Characterisation through Action, Dialogue & Description

Module 5 Writing Your Script

This module includes how to write a script

Unit 1 Pulling Your Ingredients Together into a Plan
Unit 2 Tools of Screenwriting
Unit 3 Dialogue – purposes, subtext, exercises, hiding exposition
Unit 4 Description – Dos and Don’ts
Unit 5 Pace & writing visually

Module 6 Marketplace

This module covers the marketplace

Unit 1 Market – Who is the market?
Unit 2 Agents, Meetings & Pitching
Unit 3 Marketing Self, Networking, Building a Career
Unit 4 Pay
Unit 5 Case Studies of Screenwriters Breaking Through

Once you have gone through the course modules the next stage of the course is to complete the Script Writing Assessment.

Final Assessment

To get to this stage you should now have completed all modules and be ready to take your final assessment.

We would strongly advise that you read through the entire course units more than once and make relevant notes where necessary ensuring that you have absorbed all the information.

The Test

To book your exam the fee is £9.00 and will give you unlimited attempts to pass. Use the button below to book your exam.

Once you have booked the exam a link will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

Exam Results & Certifications

The course includes a FREE Digital certification which is issued within 7 – 12 working days.



Ready to present your newly accomplished skills and knowledge? Take a look below to order your Hard Copy Certified Accredited Certificate for £19.99.

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Course Extension – £14.99

  • Course Extended for 12 Months
  • Continual Access to Exams and Testing
  • 12 Months Access to Student Services