Autobiographies, Biographies and Family Histories - Online Course

The Autobiographies, Biographies and Family Histories course advises you on your writing skills to develop creative and captivating pieces for your audience.

From telling your families story through to somebody else’s you need to determine what constitutes a good story to read and how to interpret the information you research to add to your work.

The course is a great way of uncovering family secrets, historical information and putting it together to keep.

If you are looking to author biographies then it will be helpful for you to understand what research is required, how to go about it and then putting it into your writing.

The course is self-paced to suit your lifestyle.



Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 

1.    Introduction to autobiographies, biographies and family histories 

2.    Researching and developing ideas

3.    Finding your roots

4.    Structuring the story

5.    Editing and polishing your finished work

6.    Putting it together and getting published















Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

•    Learn the difference between autobiographies and biographies.

•    Learn the methods of research needed to uncover truthful stories and information

.•    Determine what resources are available to you for your research.

•    Learn how to structure and shape your writing to make it interesting for your audience.

•    Enhance your writing skills and manage the length and information involved in your writing.

•    Create a focus of your writing to work your story around.