Advanced Scriptwriting Workshop

This is a workshop based classed designed for intermediate and advanced writers to develop scripts for radio, TV, film and stage.

Course Content

What will you need for your first session: A pen/ pencil and notepad or a laptop Overall course aims & objectives:
* Generate ideas for scripts
* Discuss techniques, content and structure
* Develop characters
* Produce scripts using a variety of methods and mediums

On this course you will develop the following introductory skills and
* Character building
* Story and plot
* Dialogue and subtext
* Tension and conflict
* Scenes and structure
* Revision and editing

Assessment (homework, online tests and/or examinations):
Methods: interactive lectures, in-class and at-home assignments and writing exercises, peer and tutor feedback and discussion

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

Reasonable level of English language (GCSE or equivalent) is required.

First Class Requirements

How to Enrol

Attendance Requirements

How to Pay for Your Course

Assessment Methods

Methods: interactive lectures, in-class and at-home assignments and writing exercises, peer and tutor feedback and discussion

Additional Information

Other writing courses


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.