Creative Writing Diploma Level 3

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Level 3 Diploma


200 Hours

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 Enrolment Fee £440.00

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of Creative Writing so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then The Distance Learning Creative Writing Course is the course for you. Creative writing is one of the most enjoyable past-times and whether you are writing just for enjoyment or because you want to make it a career, this course will help you to explore your writing skills and find ways to improve it. 

The first module will help you look at your writing and any experiences you may have of writing.  The idea is to explore your motivation and identify aims that you may have for the course.  You will use this exploration to create a written piece that will give your tutor a more accurate idea of who you are and what sort of writer you are.

Module two will explore different types of texts and different genres as this will give an understanding of which different types of texts and genres will help you to make informed choices about your own writing.  Most professional writers will tell you that they have a passion for reading, this module will ask you to explore your own reading habits and make critical readings of texts to understand why you may like or dislike them.

The next module looks at starting to write and has tips on how to start, how to choose what to write and generate ideas for writing.  It also covers writing style, how to write dialogue and how to create characters.

Modules 4 to 11 each look at a different form of writing, covering short stories, poetry, longer texts, novels, life writing, writing for younger readers, non-fiction and scriptwriting.  Each module will look at examples and ideas and techniques for generating written pieces.  Each module will also include exercises so you can try out some different types of writing and genres.

The last three modules explore the processes that surround creative writing and what it means to be a writer. Module 12 looks at the editorial process and why it is so important as well as at how you can edit your own writing and learn from any editing and feedback.  Module 13 looks at publication and how you may move towards achieving this if this is your aim.

Finally, module 14 considers what it means to be a writer and how you would wish to continue in your writing when you have finished your course.  You have taken an important step by choosing to take a creative writing course and it shows you are serious about your writing.  But it is only a beginning – your writing will be a lifetime commitment!

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available when purchasing this Creative Writing Diploma, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

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You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


You will complete a number of exercises, activities and assignments to be submitted to your tutor for marking to gain the Level 3 Creative Writing Diploma.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £360.00 Nil £360.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £240.00 £50.00 X 4 months £440.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £140.00 £100.00 X 3 months £440.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

  • Module 1: Creative writing and you

  • Module 2: Exploring different texts and genres

  • Module 3: Starting to write

  • Module 4: The short story

  • Module 5: Poetry

  • Module 6: Writing for radio

  • Module 7: The novel

  • Module 8: Life writing

  • Module 9: Writing for children

  • Module 10: Non-fiction writing

  • Module 11: Scriptwriting

  • Module 12: The editing process

  • Module 13: Getting published

  • Module 14: Being a writer
Awarding Organisation

This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.


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