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Playwriting and Screenwriting Course

Oplex Careers
Course summary
Variable - to suit you
250 GBP
Next available date: Contact for dates - Distance
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Playwriting and Screenwriting Course:

This Playwriting and Screenwriting Course will provide learners with a fantastic insight into the fundamental difference between playwriting and screenwriting, while also discussing how they relate to help you as an effective writer. The course will cover a range of topics discussing screenwriting and playwriting best practices, theories techniques and more. Whether working in this industry already, or want to and need the confidence to go for it, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Playwriting and Screenwriting Course is split into the following modules:

An Introduction to Playwriting and Screenwriting
Finding the Motivation
Starting your First Piece of Writing
Versus Playwriting
The Importance of Characters and the Back Story
Setting the Scene – Story Backdrop
Developing Your Story
Indentifying your Own Style of Writing
Creating Structure
Hints, Tips, and Tricks
Final test


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Playwriting and Screenwriting Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Playwriting and Screenwriting Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Playwriting and Screenwriting Course.

Course Duration

The online Playwriting and Screenwriting Course requires 60 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Playwriting and Screenwriting Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certificate of Attendance

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Contact info

Oplex Careers

26 York Street
W1U 6PZ London


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