Creative Writing Level 3

Course code: ABC1060
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Explore the world of creative writing in this Level 3 course, from home!

  • Understand the writing process in composing creative works
  • Create a piece of creative writing suitable for submission to a publisher
  • Gain an insight into different texts and genres
  • Compare different writing styles
  • Develop your skills in writing poems in several forms, from a sonnet, rhyming verse and free verse
  • Explain the nature and purpose of dialogue
  • Create a believable character and provide a character analysis

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs will be delayed up to 2 weeks. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

On this course, you’ll be able to harness your inner creativity and apply it to pieces of writing ready to submit to potential publishers.

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post or sent to you online, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away! Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 90,000 students that already have!

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 80 hours.

Course Outcome

Creative Writing Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor marked assignments.

Course Content
  • Identify and explain a variety of reasons for writing
  • Evaluate your experience of writing
  • Analyse your writing style
  • Identify and judge a time when to write
  • Develop a plan for creative writing
  • Identify different types of genres associated with creative writing and explain these
  • Identify different types of sub-genres associated with creative writing and explain these
  • Summarise the meaning of ‘conflict’ within creative writing
  • Explain the term ‘critical analysis’ as it applies to creative writing
  • Recognise your reading preferences and critically compare the preferences of others
  • Explain the genre of life writing
  • Explain the sub-genre of a biography
  • Interpret how to plot a biography
  • Apply your skills in writing in the first, second and third person
  • Explanation of the term ‘writing style’
  • Explain the nature and purpose of dialogue
  • Create a believable character and provide a character analysis
  • Summarise tips to aid writing and be able to put these into practice in a piece of written work
  • Critically compare different writing styles
  • Analyse the genre and elements of the short story
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to plot and write an excerpt from a short story, novel and life writing
  • Evaluate the importance of locations in a novel
  • Evaluate the skills needed to write a play
  • Critically analyse different script layouts
  • Demonstrate the ability to write a scene from a script for a stage play
  • Summarise the important points in editing and proof reading and be able to edit a piece of your own work
  • Apply your skills in writing poems in several forms, for example, a sonnet, rhyming verse and free verse
  • Analyse the genre of writing for children
  • Apply your skills in writing a poem for children
  • Apply your skills in writing a short story for children
  • Summarise the requirements of non-fiction writing
  • Analyse journalism and be able to write a news story
  • Produce a scene for a radio play, applying the required skills
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to write a short story or a poem for radio
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to write a script for TV
  • Explain how to write to meet the requirements of a brief
  • Summarise the structure of a radio feature
  • Apply your skills in preparation of a piece of work for submission to a publisher
Extra Info

Assessment

You will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have up to a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive all course materials by post or online, as well as tutor support by email. So help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

No skills are needed to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

No. Your certification is issued based on your tutor-marked assignments.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

You will send your assignments to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will achieve Creative Writing Level 3.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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