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Creative Writing Diploma Level 3

Are you interested in enhancing, broadening, and developing your voice? Do you want to explore, discover and immerse yourself in the words that have shaped our world? Then this diploma was written for you.  Creative writing is one of the most enjoyable past-times. Whether you are writing just for enjoyment or because you want to make it a career. Our creative writing course helps you explore your writing and find ways to improve it.

Study Something You Love, in your own time with this Creative Writing course.  It has been developed to give you the skills to create your own literary works, both factual and fictional.

This Creative Writing Course is suitable for new writers as well as for those with experience who would like to develop their skills.  It will help you to identify your strengths and interests as a writer by giving you the opportunity to write in a range of genres.

The emphasis is on finding your own directions and styles through experiment, practice and constructive feedback.   It is suitable for both aspiring writers, and for anyone with a strong interest in reading and writing, who would like to deepen their understanding of the creative process.  You will have detailed guidance from expert tutors, constructive help to improve your writing and a flexible study programme to suit your circumstances.  Furthermore, you will feel inspired.

On this course you will discover:

  • Different texts and genres
  • Different styles of writing
  • How to edit and importantly how to get published!

Develop your creative voice, reading and writing to build worlds out of all those amazing stories inside your head.
Study with winners

We’re an award-winning learning provider and have been recognised for our cutting-edge learning techniques.

At your own pace

Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.

Unlimited Tutor Support ™

Get as much help as you want from your personal course tutor via phone and email.

Awarding body: NCFE Customised Qualifications
Our course ref: X311

NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK.  Over 340,000 thousand students were awarded certification by NCFE last year through over 2,000 colleges and training providers nationally. With a heritage stretching back over 150 years.

Study Hours

Up to 120 hours which is around 30 minutes per day for 6 months.

Course Duration

You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours.  This is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments.  Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.

Study Method

Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, posters, leaflets, presentations, PowerPoint presentations, video/audio recordings, work-based and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.

Assessment

Each unit is followed by a written tutor marked assignment (TMA), which is submitted and then marked by your tutor. You will not be required to take an external exam.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a NCFE Customised Qualification and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about NCFE here.

Additional Information
Difficulty
Level 3
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
Section 1
Creative Writing – The Basics

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start.  However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Please check our FAQs section or Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.

No. While you can choose to write your assignments by hand, the majority of students type up their work in a word processor and then submit it via email to their tutors. A typed essay is much easier to save and edit and makes it easier for tutors to read.

One word says it all
C. Holmes

In a word – Inspiring.

Loved it so far
Reeva

I have learned SO much in such a short space of time.

Given me confidence
Claire

I enrolled on this course to help me with certain aspects of my writing. I’ve always been very confident in my prose but not so in my poetry. This course has given me the required knowledge and importantly confidence to progress.

Perfect for me
Megan

Exciting, enthralling and really got my creativity flowing.

Cheers to Oxbridge
Sam J. Coles

With the help of this course I have increased my confidence and ability.

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