Online Writing and Journalism Courses
Our online writing courses and online journalism courses have been developed by writers, who have contributed their professional expertise in many aspects of writing, to help you gain the knowledge and skills required to succeed.
There are no shortcuts to becoming a successful writer or journalist and so learning what to write and how to write it, can only be truly learned when completing a course on the subject.
There are thousands of internet searches every month asking how to write a book, a novel, or poetry, so if you have a passion for writing and dream of being a successful novelist, autobiographical author or a freelance journalist, we have a course that will enable you to obtain the necessary writing skills. Our available online writing and journalism courses include:
- Biographical Writing
- Creative Writing
- Dramatic Writing
- Fiction Writing
- Children’s Writing
- Freelance Writing
- Screen Writing/Script Writing
Whether you're a budding author or want to acquire the skills to work as a professional writer, you can better understand how to do it the right way with ADL.
Learn online via distance learning: With mentor/tutor support throughout, our amateur and online professional writing and journalism courses studied by distance learning, are applicable anywhere in the World. Whether you're a budding author, or want to acquire the skills to work as a professional writer.
Get a writing course qualification: ADL offers a variety of programs with the opportunity to gain an endorsed Certificate from TQUK, a UK Government approved awarding organisation, listed as "recognised" on the Ofqual Register.
Increase your chances of getting noticed. Employers like to see initiative and self-motivation in a potential employee, so completing an online course in your own time can only help you to stand out from other applicants who haven’t done so. So, whether you wish to begin your journey as a professional writer, or increase your range of writing expertise, we have a course for you.
Continue your professional development (CPD): Learn how to enhance and improve your writing or journalism skills by learning something new to add to them. For example, you may already have creative writing skills, but what about you dramatic of fiction writing skills? Or is your professional writing efficient? We bring different types of writing together, with courses that gel together.
Learn about writing: Improve your personal enrichment and indulge your desire to write for fun. For example, learn key shills to release the inner poet in yourself, or learn how to write your own children’s stories.
Learn about Journalism: If you have a keen interest in writing, we have several journalism related programs that will offer you plenty of opportunity to develop your skills with constructive feedback. Your personally assigned tutor is there to help you improve your writing every step of the way.
Can't find a qualification to suit your needs? Why not speak with one of our Academic Course Advisers for FREE advice on +44 (0)1227 789 649? or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Our online home study courses may be studied for vocational purposes, self-enrichment (hobby) or for serious study leading to higher qualifications. You'll receive unlimited tutor and admin support and be able to start at any time.
A biography is neither a diary nor a journal. It's more than a collection of ‘she did this’ and ‘he did that’. Although biographies are writing about life, it's more useful to think of them as a collection of writings about life events.
Learn to write stories that children will love! Children's writing is a specialised craft. It is a rewarding, inspirational, and often demanding, branch of writing. Very few people can easily recall their own childhood, and write in a manner that children can relate to.
Learn to write and develop courses for post secondary or adult education. Approaches to education are variable, and development of any course should maintain focus on both aims and delivery method.
If you love writing and want to improve your skills, network with other writers, and get personal guidance, then, this course is for you. Tutors are exceptionally well qualified, with university degrees and more than five years experience in writing and publishing.
Develop and expand your Creativity, and Become a Successful Writer. To be successful as a creative writer, you need to develop not only writing skills; but also a technique and an ability to distill your ideas, focus on a project and follow that project trough to it's conclusion.
This course will build you a groundwork of writing skills, before inspiring you with the real-world mechanics of criminal psychology, giving your crime and detective stories a sense of authenticity.
Learn to write and present a good dissertation. The purpose of the dissertation is to show that you are capable of writing (AND PRESENTING) in an academic manner, conduct research into the relevant academic literature...
DrWrite drama like a professional! There are many different types of writing – short stories, poems, novels, screen plays etc. Dramatic writing can fall into all of these. A short story usually takes place over a shorter period of time.
The course covers: the nature and scope of editing, the role and responsibility of the editor in publishing, working with authors and publishers, the editing process and skills required, copyright and other legal concerns, indexing and referencing, varying the approach according to the kind of book, etc.
This course is designed for self-editors, aspiring professional editors and desktop publishers. Its aim is to develop the students understanding of the editing processes.Develop a capacity to edit a broad range of publishing material including both print and electronic media, text and graphics.
Professional and Specialist Editing online - BWR307: This senior editing distance learning course is designed for editors who are already happy that they have advanced proofreading and copy editing skills and techniques and who want to move up to more senior or specialised roles.
Study from Home with this Distance Learning Course. Gain hands-on experience as an editor in a student publishing team! In this course, you will develop essential practical knowledge and skills that you will need in your career as editor or publisher.
Learn to write effectively. This course is particularly useful for people who wish to brush up on their writing skills, or to obtain basic skills which they should have, but did not develop properly while at school.
This distance learning course will develop your knowledge of English grammar and your ability to write in English for business and study. The course is aimed at students who can write and speak basic English and wish to strengthen their English language skills, particularly their writing skills.
Ethics might simply be described as the study of “What is right and what is wrong”. Another way of defining ethics is “those norms and rules of conduct that distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour”.
The Academy for Distance Learning are a leading provider for online course with professional qualifications in the UK, and renowned for the care and committed support we deliver for your learning. Our specialist tutors are both successful business and industry people and qualified to deliver the materials provided, whether online, distance learning or paper based. We specialise in online course learning, making us experts at delivery and true pioneers in the field. We’re committed to your success, and we’ll help you choose the right course.