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Creative Writing for Beginners — Part-time

Course outline

This is a great introduction to Creative Writing.

This short course is to enable you to enhance your writing skills and includes

On this course, students will learn to:

  • Explore what creative writing is
  • Assess own motivation to write
  • Generate writing ideas
  • Plot a structure to a short story or novel
  • Create character profiles
  • Format dialogue to develop a story
  • Recognise opportunities to publish own writing

This course is delivered online using Microsoft Teams. You will achieve objectives by taking part in group activities in the online classroom, this may include online quizzes and other interactive platforms both during the session and by completing homework activities in their own time.

You will need to have your own IT device such as laptop or tablet to undertake this course.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Stoney Street

Start: Thursday 26th September 2024

End: Thursday 12th December 2024

Time: 6:00pm - 8:15pm

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £78.75

Course code: C052659 / Q052660


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

All learners should attend regularly and be punctual and have a good standard of written and spoken English.

You will be are required to complete a mandatory course workbook (Unique Learning Programme) each week, with the support of your course tutor.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.


The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Information will be made available about other course opportunities at Nottingham College and you will also have the opportunity to access external Careers Guidance to aid your next steps.

Additional information

Please note that when enrolling for an online course, you should have access to an IT device - tablet, laptop - as the College is unable to provide IT devices for Community students. Thank you.