Creative Writing Diploma Level 3

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Creative writing is any form of writing that goes outside the bounds of the ‘normal’ professional, journalistic, academic, or technical forms of literature. Creative writing is identified by a focus on narrative, character development, or with various traditions of poetry.

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Course Description

About this Course

Study Time:120 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Paper or Online
Entry Requirements:None Specific

Upon completion of this qualification students are awarded an ABC Awards certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees.

Qualification

Fictional and non-fictional styles fall into this category, including novels, biographies, short stories, and poems. In education creative writing is usually divided into fiction and poetry. With the focus primarily on writing in archetypical styles, in contrast to trying to recreate pre-existing genres such as crime or horror. Writing for the screen and stage—screenwriting and play-writing also fit under the creative writing category as well.

This Creative Writing Diploma will take you out of the bound of academic writing and into something more creative. Creative writing is a popular past time and can be a viable career. This Creative Writing course gives you a chance to mould your own writing style and, with the help of your tutor, create some interesting literature.

Method

This course comes to you as a paper course pack which you can work through in your own time. By reading through the lessons on the course and with the help of a personal tutor you will be able to learn all of the necessary knowledge required to tackle the tutor marked assignments that are used to assess the course. Alternatively, you can study for this course online to save some money on your course and study through the internet with the materials available 24/7 on any computer or smart device.

Support

A tutor will be able for support via post or e-mail, with our student support team also on hand to help with any queries you may have. Assignments must be submitted to your tutor through email and these are then marked as soon as possible.

Course Content

This course assesses the following units:

Module 1: Introduction

Module 1: Creative writing and you

Module 2: Exploring different texts and genres

Module 3: Starting to write

Module 4: The short story

Module 5: Poetry

Module 6: Writing for radio

Module 7: The novel

Module 8: Life writing

Module 9: Writing for children

Module 10: Non-fiction writing

Module 11: Scriptwriting

Module 12: The editing process

Module 13: Getting published

Module 14: Being a writer

Assessments

To pass this course learners must complete a number of assignments. These are completed after navigating through the lessons which are sent to students and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

NCFE Certification

NCFE Certification

This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at the level stated (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

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