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Course Overview

Do you want to turn your ideas into a compelling screenplay? Do you want to know the secret behind a successful screenplay? Do you want to know the techniques to sell your finished screenplay to the industry?

If you want to accomplish all these skills, then an online screenwriting course is perfect for you. In this course, you will learn the methods, principles and strategies of screenwriting.

After completing this course you can turn your ideas into a screenplay, create compelling characters and dialogues, polish your screenwriting and successfully sell it to the industry.

This online screenwriting course reveals the secret of marketing your fresh screenplay, will share ideas to earn from the screenplay and share all the details about the British Film industry and screenwriting so that you can use this knowledge to fast track your career as a successful screenwriter. Enrol in this course today and start your journey as a successful screenwriter.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • How to find motivation and ideas
  • Structure and format of screenwriting
  • character building and dialogue
  • How to conduct research and development for screenwriting
  • Screenwriting and the British Film industry explained
  • How much UK screenwriters earn explained

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to turn ideas into a screenplay
  • Ability to find motivation and ideas for screenwriting
  • Understand the importance of research and development in screenwriting
  • Learn techniques to structure and format screenwriting
  • Learn step by step techniques to polish your screenplay
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the British film industry and screenwriting

Your Path to Success

On successful completion of this course, you will have learned the fundamental methods, strategies, and principles of screenwriting, with knowledge of best practices. You will also have the skills to turn your ideas into the screenplay and develop characters, with the ability to market your screenwriting, which will help you to fast track your career as a successful screenwriter.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Excellent ability to write a compelling screenplay
  • Ability to structure and format screenwriting
  • Ability to market screenwriting ideas successfully
  • Develop skills to turn ideas into a screenplay
  • Excellent ability to create compelling characters and dialogue

Is This Online Screenwriting Course (UK) Right for You?

This course is right for aspiring writers who wish to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of screenwriting, to implement it in real life and fast track their career as successful screenwriters. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course.

After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £119 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.

CPD & IAO Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD & IAO certificates. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Assessment Method

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.

Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.  

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Screenwriting
Introduction to Screenwriting 00:11:00
Module 2: Motivation & Ideas
Motivation & Ideas 00:28:00
Module 3: Research & Development
Research & Development 00:20:00
Module 4: Genre
Genre 00:11:00
Module 5: Story & Plot
Story & Plot 00:28:00
Module 6: Character & Dialogue
Character & Dialogue 00:50:00
Module 7: Structure & Format
Structure & Format 00:59:00
Module 8: Synopses, Outlines & Treatments
Synopses Outlines & Treatments 00:09:00
Module 9: Drafts
Drafts 00:17:00
Module 10: Marketing
Marketing 00:20:00
Module 11: Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting 00:19:00
Module 12: Glossary
Glossary 00:11:00
Module 13: Screenwriting and British Film Industry
Screenwriting And British Film Industry 00:20:00
Module 14: Agreements
Agreements 00:52:00
Module 15: How Much Do UK Screenwriters Earn?
How Much Do UK Screenwriters Earn 00:19:00
Module 16: Greatest British Screenwriters of All Time
Greatest British Screenwriters of All Time 00:13:00
Assignment – Online Screenwriting Course (UK) 2 weeks, 1 day
Order Your Certificate
Claim Your QLS Certificate 00:00:00


Online Screenwriting Course (UK)