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Online Screenwriting Course (UK)

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Course Overview

Learn how to write winning dialogue and create a full-length film screenplay with the Online Screenwriting course. This creative masterclass provides a complete introduction to the visual storytelling process, taking you step-by-step through plot structure, character-building, genre-building and much more. Learn from the experts and gain an accredited certificate to fast track your career on completion.

 In this course, you will gain comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental principles of creating a story for film and television. You will learn about sequence writing, how to bring your creative ideas to life and create compelling and realistic characters that engage the audience. Throughout the course, you will familiarise with a wide range of professional screenwriting techniques and methods, including the dos and don’ts of writing effective dialogue. This course is ideal for first-time scriptwriters and screenwriters who are new to the field.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Earn an internationally-accredited certificate in Online Screenwriting
  • Be able to create a full-length feature film screenplay on successful completion
  • Learn how to think like a visual storyteller and start to develop your creative ideas
  • Understand the fundamental principles of creating a story and plot
  • Familiarise with the different genres and how to exploit it to tell your story
  • Learn from the experts step-by-step on how to structure and format your script
  • Be familiar with the dos and don’ts of writing winning dialogue for films and television
  • Discover a wide range of professional screenwriting techniques and methods
  • Master the art of character-building, sequence writing and scene construction
  • Understand the differences between scriptwriting and screenwriting

Who is This course for?

This online training course is ideal for aspiring screenwriters and creative professionals who want to develop their understanding of the screenwriting process while gaining practical skills for their career enhancement. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.


Our Online Screenwriting Course (UK) is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Assessment and Certification 

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.

After completing the course, you can order a certificate of achievement to display your achievement for as little as £3.99 for the PDF version and £7.99 for a paper version or £10 for both. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On successful completion of the course, learners will have the fundamental skills and knowledge to create a full-length feature film screenplay. A recognised certificate in screenwriting will open doors to the following careers:

  • Screenwriter
  • Scriptwriter
  • Script Editor

Course Curriculum

Complete Guide to Screenwriting
Module 1: Introduction to Screenwriting 00:20:00
Module 2: Motivation & Ideas 01:00:00
Module 3: Research & Development 00:30:00
Module 4: Genre 00:20:00
Module 5: Story & Plot 00:45:00
Module 6: Character & Dialogue 01:20:00
Module 7: Structure & Format 01:20:00
Module 8: Synopses, Outlines & Treatments 00:20:00
Module 9: Drafts 00:30:00
Module 10: Marketing 00:30:00
Module 11: Troubleshooting 00:30:00
Module 12: Glossary 00:15:00
Screenwriting in the UK
Module 13: Screenwriting and British Film Industry 00:25:00
Module 14: Agreements 01:20:00
Module 15: How Much Do UK Screenwriters Earn? 00:30:00
Module 16: Greatest British Screenwriters of All Time 00:30:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Morgan Robinson


    Amazing course!! Highly recommended.

  2. Finlay Burgess


    It was a great workshop. Screenwriting has been my dream since childhood, and that dream is on it’s way to come true 🙂

  3. Jake Doyle


    It was a great decision taking this course. Learned about story & plot, character, dialogue, screenwriting structure and format, drafting, marketing and many more. Thanks a lot for such an amazing course. XXX

  4. Isabel Collier


    Good course for the beginners and intermediate learners. It would help you to build a strong foundation.

  5. Naomi Thornton


    Loved it!! Just fabulous!

  6. Louie Nicholls


    Each and every module is interesting. Highly recommended!