Advanced Creative Writing
Languages & Communication
What is the course about?
This course is suitable for students who have already attended the introduction and next steps courses and wish to pursue their interest in writing fact, fiction, or poetry. This course will further develop your skills and knowledge, enabling you to become a better creative writer.
Why should I choose the course?
If you love writing and would like to take your skills to the next level, this is the right course for you. The course will enhance your writing skills and teach you how to get published. If you have always dreamt of seeing your work in print, this exciting course will show you how to reach your goal!
What will I learn?
During the course you will work with given themes as well as utilising independent thought and personal experiences to explore the written word.
You will be asked to write at home and bring written work back to class for both peer and tutor feedback.
Areas covered include:
- Further novel writing
- Writing an effective ending
- Genre writing (the exact genres to be covered will depend on the class and their interests)
- Getting published: A Q&A session and any other subjects you would like more information on.
If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk.
What will the course lead on to?
We offer a wide range of accredited and non-accredited course to enhance your learning. Please contact our Learner Services Team for more information. Why not try out GCSE English if you have not already achieved this?
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.
What are the entry requirements?
You must be over 19, have an interest in the subject area, be willing to partake in classroom activities and discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session
What are my funding options?
If you are in receipt of a benefit or have a low income you may be eligible for a reduction in fees. For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
You will be required to bring your own notebook and pens/pencils. Your course tutor will advise if further materials are required.
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