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Cre­ative Writ­ing for Begin­ners — Part-time

Course outline

This creative writing course is aimed at anyone with no previous writing experience. It will enable you to develop good writing habits and ideas to stay motivated. The course focuses on developing ideas, and characters to create a great story.

On this course, you will learn to:

  • Explore types of creative writing
  • Generate writing ideas
  • Plot a structure for a story
  • Create character profiles
  • Format dialogue to develop a story

You will achieve objectives by taking part in group activities, this may include online quizzes and other interactive platforms both during the session and by completing homework activities in your own time.

How to apply for this course

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Wednesday 14th September 2022

End: Wednesday 19th October 2022

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £67.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C039576 / Q039577

Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Wednesday 5th October 2022

End: Wednesday 14th December 2022

Time: 6:15pm - 8:45pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C040592 / Q040593

Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Wednesday 4th January 2023

End: Wednesday 8th February 2023

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £67.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C040400 / Q040401

Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Wednesday 19th April 2023

End: Wednesday 24th May 2023

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £67.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C040403 / Q040404

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+ and have a good standard of spoken and written English as you will be required tp complete a mandatory course workbook (Individual Learning Plan) each week, with the support of the course tutor.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete a short workbook and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.

Progression

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 have the opportunity to access external Careers Guidance to aid their next steps.

Additional information

You will need to have a pen and paper/notebook for writing during sessions.