An opportunity to develop your skills as a writer in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and scriptwriting for film, radio and the stage hone your writing practice through sharing, reading and critiquing work in progress, and will work towards producing a substantial piece of your own creative writing key features of the course. The brand new open university course for october i just signed up i took my literature degree (50% cw) with them and i've been searching for a. With the open college of the arts' (oca's) flexible distance learning degrees and courses, you can study from home and at a time to suit you. Do you want to improve your descriptive writing this free course, writing what you know, will help you to develop your perception of the world about you and enable you to see the familiar things in everyday life in a new light you will also learn how authors use their own personal histories to form the basis. Course learning outcomes after studying this course, you should be able to: discuss why writing is so important understand and use critically the main criteria of good essay-writing be aware of the basic technical and stylistic considerations involved in writing view this course you can start this course. Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start this free course, start writing fiction, will give you an insight into how authors create their characters and settings you will also be able to look at the different genres for fiction.
Next, in stage 2, you'll focus on your creative writing and english literature studies with two compulsory modules finally, in stage 3, you'll complete your degree with an advanced creative writing module and an advanced literature module optional access module – visit am i ready to find out about starting this course with. Whether you're already taking this free course on futurelearnon a week by week basis or would like to take the same course on openlearn to fit in with your schedule, or course can fit in with your lifestyle and the open university offers a range of degree courses and modules in english literature and creative writing. 10 creative writing online master programmes in united kingdom postgraduate diploma writing for script and screen the writing for script and screen course from falmouth university is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry knowhow, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the. All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for uk/eu students (fees are typically fixed for international students, for the course duration at the year of entry) for general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees.
If you want to know more see our creative writing qualifications page if you would like to find out how we teach creative writing watch our short video below and see how our courses fit together to sample some of our study materials, see our tasters and exercises you can also listen to some of our interviews with authors. Creative commons image icon pierre lindenbaum under creative commons by- sa 40 license introductory level duration 30 mins updated 12 dec 2017 by dr philip seargeant can creativity be taught how far can you be creative when translating other people's work listen to translators, authors and creative writing.
Find your open university undergraduate course view our selected courses which match your search. This practical creative writing module identifies your strengths and interests, and helps you develop as a writer of fiction, poetry, biography, autobiography or travel writing.
Structured as weekly online meetings, these courses take place in a virtual learning environment class sizes are kept small (capped at 32 students, or 20 for creative writing) to maximise interaction between students and the tutor courses are normally 5-10 or 20 weeks in duration a few longer courses result in oxford. The open university's two-year ma in creative writing has been designed by a team of practising writers the ma is taught online, meaning that wherever you are you will have access to tutorials, workshops and forums one of the most exciting aspects of the ma is its flexibility, offering four distinct strands – fiction, poetry.