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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About this Course

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

Upon completion of this course students are awarded with a Quality Licence Scheme Certification. All certification fees are included in your course fees.

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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.

Quality Licence Scheme

Quality Licence Scheme Certification

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at the level shown against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group’s knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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