|Module Title||CREATIVE WRITING|
|Co-ordinator||Professor Michael Mangan|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Pre-Requisite||Successful completion of Part 1 Drama|
|Course delivery||Seminars / Tutorials||20 Hours 10 x 2 hours|
|Assessment||Script / tape||Submission of scripted work (total approx 90 minutes performance time)||100%|
Typically, upon completion of this module a student should be able:
- To write a short, well-structured piece of drama.
- To understand, use and work in terms of appropriate dramatic and theatrical conventions.
A series of workshops, which will include seminars on dramatic technique and the craft of playwriting, as well as playwriting exercises and writing assignments. The focus of the module will be the development of technique. Topics covered in early seminars will include structure, dialogue, characterization, rhythm, tone.