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Creative Writing for Improvers — Part-time

Course outline

This course will enable you to further enhance your creative writing skills and consider routes to publishing.

On this course, you will learn to:

  • Plan a structure for a short story or novel
  • Explore a character arc
  • Link multiple themes and characters
  • Draft and edit short fiction
  • Explore ways to publish writing

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 enrol onto this course

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Course dates / times

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Level Other
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however, you must be aged 19+ and have some experience of creative writing.

As you will be required to complete a mandatory course workbook (Unique Learning Programme) each week, with the support of your course tutor, you must have a good standard of spoken and written English.

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.


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

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

Additional information

You may find it useful to have a pen and paper/notebook for writing during sessions.