The aim of the course is for students to acquire creative writing skills. You will be offered a chance to study different techniques for developing a variety of ideas and will be encouraged to critique your own work along with the work of others. The course is for people of all ages with an interest in creative writing and who are competent in their use of language, committed to attending regularly and willing to share their work.
Please Note: Where this course is delivered Online, Microsoft Teams will be used. Please download the Microsoft Teams application prior to enrolling to ensure that you are able to use it on your device.
What topics are covered?
Plots & creating structure; Different forms and genre; Editing, amending and formatting work for various media; Getting published/finding your audience.
Who is the course aimed at?
Suitable for beginners and there will be sufficient scope for more experienced writers to develop and improve their work.
How will I learn?
Confidence will be developed through group work, tutor discussions and one to one tuition. Weekly exercises will be set as homework to underpin learning and form the basis for regular critiques. Regular constructive feedback will be given in verbal and written form. Where appropriate your tutor will offer advice and direction for relevant reading and bibliographic materials.
Which department is this course in?Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise
Where will I need to go on my first day?On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.
For the Online Course: please join via Teams on your electronic device
What do I need to bring?
Writing materials or tablet/laptop if you prefer
For the Online Course: Students will need an electronic device (PC, Mac, Tablet or Phone) and the Microsoft Teams Application to participate in Online lessons via Teams
What else do I need to know?When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk
To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.
Cancelling your enrolment
If you have to cancel your enrolment please notify us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Refunds will not be issued if a learner is unable to attend due to a change of mind including concerns about Covid-19, accommodation, domestic circumstances, work commitments or if the College requires a learner to leave for reasons of conduct.
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Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email email@example.com.
How do I enrol?You can enrol on this course:
Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.