Certificate in Creative Writing

Qualification: Short Course
Study mode: Online
Duration: Max 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

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About this course

For all you aspiring writers, this online Certificate in Creative Writing offered by Open Colleges gives you training in the essentials of writing in various genres, as well as practical skills in editing and marketing.

In this writing program you will study topics such as the novel, short story, poetry and script writing, developing character, dialogue and structure, writing non-fiction and biography, children’s writing, and practical tips on developing your ideas and getting published.

The course also provides you with ideas of how to make extra money from associated activities like workshops and visiting schools or bookshops.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you need to meet the basic English language requirements.

Areas of study

The subjects you’ll study in this online writing program include:

  • Introduction to creative writing
  • Tracking ideas
  • The short story
  • Writing a novel
  • Characters, deep viewpoint and dialogue
  • Family histories, autobiography, biography
  • Non-fiction
  • Speeches and scripts
  • Writing for children
  • Poetry writing
  • Editing, polishing and marketing
  • Setting the scene

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

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How will this course advance my career?

Many people feel like they have a book in them, but all too few actually make it happen. This online creative writing course will provide you with the tools to structure your ideas and get them into print.

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon completion of this course you will be awarded a Certificate in Creative Writing.
  • You will learn the techniques that professional writers use to bring their ideas to fruition.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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