Course Details


Advanced Diploma

Study Load

Part Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


Course Starts

Jul 15, 2024


2 years

Course Code

Program code: C6180, National curriculum code: 11115NAT

RMIT University

Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting


Are you ready to enter the screenwriting profession?

The Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting provides specialist training in writing for film, television and digital media across all genres. While encouraging you to develop your creative strengths, it exposes you to the professional screenwriting environment including professional best practice and career management.

RMIT is the place to study for screenwriters wanting to break into the industry. This advanced diploma is revered by industry, and graduates are well-regarded by filmmakers and production companies.

As part of your learning experience, you will complete a professional placement. During your second year, you will undertake at least 35 hours of professional work-integrated learning in an industry context, helping you hone your practical skills and kick-starting your professional network.

All lecturers are industry experienced and are actively involved in screenwriting and media production. Their up-to-date knowledge is supplemented by guest speakers from industry who share their knowledge and experience.

Graduates can expect to work in diverse roles, including screenwriters or script editors of feature films or series for TV networks or streaming services, or script developers for digital platforms.

Why study screenwriting at RMIT?

Hands-on learning

Gain practical experience with professional placement within industry in your second year.

Industry-informed teaching

Course practitioners have professional backgrounds in writing and production, so your learning reflects industry best practice.

Collaborate and grow

Expand on your ideas with ongoing story development in a highly collaborative environment.

For more information, visit RMIT University

Course Fee


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