Choose to write for profit or pleasure.

The Creative Writing course will give you the opportunity to think more critically about your writing.  From magazine columns and shorts stories through to publishing a book, it is important to have the correct writing techniques to appeal to your audience.

From being a novice to an advanced writer, the Creative Writing course will allow you to further develop your skills to let your talents shine.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Basic creative writing Skills
  2. Concise and clarity
  3. Planning what you write
  4. Writing fiction
  5. Writing non-fiction
  6. Newspaper writing
  7. Writing for magazines
  8. Writing books
  9. Special project
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Describe elements and forms of creative writing.
  • Develop skills that will help you generate, evaluate and communicate ideas.
  • Discuss the functions of clear writing, and the art of revealing and concealing in writing.
  • Establish theme and structure as planning tools.
  • Identify and discuss various forms of fiction writing and publishing opportunities.
  • Analyse different non-fiction genres to determine key elements and strategies.
  • Analyse different forms of creative writing commonly found in newspapers.
  • Analyse magazine articles to determine what makes a good feature article.
  • Discuss the main elements of book writing, including theme, organisation, and weaving different narrative threads into a unified whole.
  • Prepare a portfolio of creative writing ready for submission and of future ideas.