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Writing for Social Media

A practical guide to write to writing online. The focus will be on creating your own blog but you will also learn about effective ways to use Twitter, Facebook, Medium and other social media.


We are currently confirming times and dates for this course. Please register your interest below or contact us for more information.

What topics are covered?

A brief guide to different forms of social media including blogging, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Medium. How do I start a blog? How can I avoid the technical stuff like coding? How do I use images/video/audio? What is Twitter? Why would I tweet? How can I attract readers/followers?

Who will be my tutor?

Kieran McGovern

How will I learn?

Through going through the process of publishing a blog. You will start by choosing a subject (or choosing an option provided) and work through to an (optional) live blog post. There will also be presentations on key themes practical activities.

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.

What do I need to bring?

Pen and paper.

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: info@bathcollege.ac.uk 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.

Click here to access our Covid-19 FAQ - https://www.bathcollege.ac.uk/news/84413

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 info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

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.

2 reviews for Writing for Social Media

  1. 5 out of 5

    I have found it so helpful being able to gain feedback on my writing and getting new ideas.

  2. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Helpful and informative.

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