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Creative Writing Diploma Course

14 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

Creative writing covers a wide variety of forms; simply, its purpose is to enable you to express, emotions, thoughts and feelings using the written word. If you would like to improve your writing skills, to try out new techniques in a variety of writing styles and to be able to create compelling works of fiction, then this course will enable you to do just that.

There are so many opportunities for writers in this digital age and the world of publishing has evolved greatly over the last few years. Publishing is now accessible to all who have a good grasp of the English language and because the world is now a predominantly much smaller...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - The Creative Process
  • Part 1: What is it? 
  • Part 2: Controlling Projects 
  • Part 3: Creating an Outline 
  • Part 4: Time to Write 
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Writing Fiction
  • Part 1: Show, Don’t Tell
  • Part 2: Character Profile
  • Part 3: Characteristics
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Point of View
  • Point of View
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Character Motivation
  • Character Motivation
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Write What You Know
  • Write What You Know
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Characters, Names and Imaginations
  • Part 1: Understanding the Character Connection 
  • Part 2: Names 
Module 7 - Beginning, Middle and Ending
  • Part 1: Beginnings 
  • Part 2: Middles 
  • Part 3: Endings 
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 - Dialogue and Descriptive Writing
  • Part 1: Dialogue 
  • Part 2: Descriptive Writing 
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 - Beating Writer’s Block
  • Part 1: Beating Writer’s Block
  • Part 2: Opening Sentences 
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 – Tips and Creative Tasks
  • Creative writing tips 
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11 – Writing Poetry
  • Part 1: What is Poetry? 
  • Part 2: Starting Out 
  • Part 3: Poetry Terms 
  • Part 4: Light, Shade and Imagination 
Module 12 – Poetry Prompts
  • Poetry Prompts
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13 - Writing the Life Story
  • Part 1: Writing the Life Story
  • Part 2: Flashbacks 
  • Module 13 Assessment
Module 14 - Going Public
  • Part 1: Going Public
  • Part 2: Agents and Self-publishing

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Creative Writing Diploma Course will help you to understand the mindset of professional writers, to enable you to test out your skills in new and interesting areas of creativity; and it will help you to escalate your own expertise with the written word taking your writing to the next level.

If you follow this course throughout and participate in all of the writing projects, you will find that your learning curve rises rapidly.

Accreditations

The Creative Writing Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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