Ever wanted to become a published writer? Learn the skills of article writing and turn your love of the written word into an exciting new career or rewarding hobby.

It is a great thrill for writers to have their work accepted for publication, and the advantage of writing articles is you have the greatest chance of experiencing that thrill. This course teaches you how to channel your energies into obtaining the tools and learning the techniques required to write and sell freelance articles.

On completion of this course, your new-found knowledge could enable you to take your writing from hobby status to career opportunity, either full-time or part-time.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction to travel writing, markets and research
  2. Techniques of market research and article writing
  3. Article writing genres - non-fiction, D-I-Y, biographies, travelogues and instruction manuals
  4. Technical aspects of article writing
  5. Procedures of article writing - including journalism, interviewing and writing for magazines
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Understand the market you are writing for.
  • Look into the various markets for specific publications including mass-market and niche markets.
  • Learn how to draw upon personal experiences in your writing.
  • Understand the various components in writing and how they should be included in your writing formats.
  • Learn how to edit and include interesting content in your work.