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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is is to initiate students into a dramaturgical and visual storytelling. The course focuses on visual narrative components and dramaturgy and how these can be used in oral presentations and visual media. Creative work processes and how they can be applied in practice will be discussed during the course.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to start a creative process of visual and narrative possibilities of their own ideas. The student will understand the dramaturgical structure's importance and understand the relevance of the visual material in their own presentations of their ideas.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A bachelor degree and at least three years work experience gained after completing the higher education degree

Recommended or required reading

Aristotele´s ”Poetics” Barthes Roland:"Camera Lucida" reflections on photography Sontag Susan: "On Photgraphy" Linda Seger:”Making a Good Writer Great – A Creative Workbook for Screenwriters” Steven Johnsson”Where good ideas come from?”

Study activities

  • Lectures - 33 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 60 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 .... Examination 2.... etc. (examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions) The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: ...


  • Nordström Robert
  • Törnqvist Jutta


Nordström Robert

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2013-02-16 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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