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Buy this courseOnline creative writing course (level 4 diploma)

An accredited writing course for individuals and businesses

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Practical and engaging assignments | Unlimited tutor support  | Recognised qualification

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Creative writing course student using laptopDo you have the urge to write, but struggle to know where to start?

Our online creative writing course introduces you to the many different types of fiction and non-fiction writing that you can do for fun, profit … or both!

We also offer additional course content on essential topics such as finding a steady supply of good ideas to write about, presenting your work professionally, and working with images.

You will receive full tutor support throughout and personal feedback on your course assignments.

If you would like to take your writing further as a career or an exciting part-time income opportunity, the final module is dedicated to helping you sell your work to a variety of markets.

So, whether you are a writing novice looking to broaden your writing horizons or just seeking a creative new hobby, our comprehensive creative writing course is the perfect place to find inspiration.

Successful learner, Lesley Mager told us: “It covered even more than I expected – it was excellent. It has made me think about how different publishers want copy to be sent. The way I word things and how to do it correctly. Read her full review

The course is ideal for:

  • Beginners.
  • People who want to start a freelance business.
  • Existing writers who want to develop their skills.
  • People who want to make money from their writing.
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What will I learn?

Creative writing student making notesOur comprehensive creative writing course takes you through the basic writing skills before moving on to the main types of writing, such as:

  • Feature articles, biographies and reviews.
  • Filler material, readers’ letters and competition entries.
  • Scripts for theatre, TV and radio.
  • Writing for specialist markets, including religious and children’s publications​.
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He will also give you personal feedback on every assignment, answer your questions and provide expert careers guidance, so you get the very best out of the course.

When you graduate, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 4 diploma in creative writing. It proves you are a qualified creative writer. ABC Awards and Certa Awards are leading national awarding bodies that are both regulated by Ofqual.

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Our creative writing course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. So, when you finish, you will receive the ABC Awards and Certa Awards level 4 diploma in creative writing, and a learner unit summary which lists the individual subjects you are qualified in.

The ABC Awards and Certa Awards qualification guarantees that you have been assessed at level 4 standards, and are competent to practise.

In addition, you will receive the fully accredited CMP diploma in creative writing, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are a qualified creative writer.

These awards will equip you to apply for creative writing jobs, apply new skills in the workplace or find freelance work.

Creative writing course: Julian BrouwerProofreading course tutor, Julian Brouwer

Proofreader | freelance journalist

Julian Brouwer worked for a group of newspapers and a host of other London-based organisations.

He runs a successful news agency Manhattan News, which supplies US-based news and features to national papers in the UK. He used to have his own column in the Daily Express.

He is often praised for his good-humoured and encouraging manner.

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Creative writing course subjects

This vocational course covers every aspect of creative writing. Each lesson includes a practical assignment, based on real-world creative writing.

Every assignment is personally marked and graded by your tutor, so you’ll receive expert feedback on your progress.

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This course costs £494.50 including VAT. This is all you pay. There are no hidden charges, and we have a range of payment methods, so you can purchase your course wherever you live.

You can either pay the fee in full, or with four monthly instalments of £123.62 including VAT.

What happens when I enrol?

There are no set enrolment dates. You can begin studying when you want to.

Once you have completed your enrolment form and paid your fee, you will receive a login to our Online Learning Area.

There, you will find your learning materials and other resources. You can start studying when you want to.

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Each organisation has its own standards, code of practice and complaints procedure, so you can enrol with complete confidence.

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