The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of this course is that students will
receive advanced
theoretical knowledge of script production for
film and
television. The student should take part of the
reasoning and
studies on media history, its development,
and the impact on its audience.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student should be
able to identify and problematize the central areas of scriptwriting and directing.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names

Book exam in Scriptwriting

Recommended or required reading

Choose three of four books. PLEASE let E-mail: know which books You choose. You can also write the exam from home.

Film och andra rörliga bilder: Koivunen A. (red)
Raster Förlag

Film Art - An Introduction: Bordwell D. & Thompson K. McGraw Hill.

Elokuvan runousoppia - Käsikirjoittamisen syventävät tiedot: Vacklin A., Rosenwall J. & Nikkinen A. LIKE

Att skriva för film; Sundstedt K. Ordfront

Study activities

Individual studies - 130 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 130 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 130 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Examination Requirements
Exam three of four books on one or more occasions during the school year. You can also write the exam at home and send in Your written work via e-mail.


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Nåls Jan

Group size

No limit (1 student enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

TENTAMENSTILLFÄLLEN ordnas enligt behov. Kursen kan även avläggas på distans. Ta kontakt med kursexaminator per e-post (E-mail: för närmare information. Meddela samtidigt vilka tre böcker du vill tentera. Intresse att delta i kursen anmäls per e-post till kursens examinator.

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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