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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa)
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Playwriting and Screenwriting
Description:The one-year Scriptwriting Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides you with the knowledge, writing experience and hands-on skills necessary to become a writer in the ever-expanding fields of film, television, theatre, video and digital media content.

Discover your style and voice, as well as how to develop characters and write stories for any audience. By the end of the program, you possess an extensive professional-quality portfolio of work.

By analyzing issues and trends in film and media, you learn how to market your skills effectively and work professionally in our industries . Faculty are up-to-date, experienced professionals who help guide your projects. Guest speakers are regular visitors to your class and provide tips and advice on your potential career path.
URL:Scriptwriting at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $6,411

For more information on costs, see our tuition and fees estimator at https://www.algonquincollege.com/ro/pay/fee-estimator/.
Careers:PlaywrightsAuthors and Writers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Community college diploma, a university degree or partially-completed university degree, or two or more years of appropriate post-secondary experience: AND Submission of a 500-word written piece identifying the applicant`s suitability for a profession in scriptwriting as well as describing the film, media, theatre, writing or other writing-related experience qualifying you for this program. Details can be found online at http://ow.ly/XpmRd.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

    Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Portfolio
    Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent or partially-completed degree, or two or more years of appropriate post-secondary experience; AND
    Submission of a 500-word written piece identifying the applicant`s suitability for a profession in scriptwriting as well as describing the film, media, theatre, writing or other writing-related experience qualifying you for this program. Details can be found online at http://ow.ly/XpmRd.
    If you do not meet the academic requirements above but have two or more years of media, theatre, journalism or other program-related experience, clarify this in your written piece.
    The written piece is required of ALL applicants. We cannot finish your application process until this has been completed. We encourage you to submit this promptly.
    NOTE: Please send an electronic copy of your written piece to: media@algonquincollege.com.
    The following information must be included in the email subject line: Scriptwriting, Written Piece, your name, and Algonquin student number.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 12, 2020

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