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Writing for Wellbeing - Part-time

Hobbies Leisure

Course outline

Writing for Wellbeing will explore how personal and creative writing can help improve and maintain our wellbeing. Being aware of our thoughts, feelings and mood when writing to focus positively on how we can change our perspective on things. You will build confidence to overcome personal challenges to be aware of how you can develop resilience to manage day to day life.

If you enjoy writing or want to get started this course can help you to develop a regular writing habit to promote your wellbeing.

Topics will include:

  • How to develop creative writing practice to promote wellbeing
  • Investigate different types of writing such as life writing, short fiction stories, poetry and memoir
  • Explore reflective writing skills
  • Build a personal wellbeing toolkit to use writing to help manage change, stress or solve problems

How to enrol onto this course

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course, however, we may be running it again in the future.

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Course dates / times

Sorry, we currently do not have any course date information available for this course. Please check back soon for further updates.


No qualification awarded

Level Other
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but a good standard of English is required.


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.


There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites. The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Additional information

You can read more about community courses in our Guidance for Community Courses booklet.

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