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Creative Writing 600 Hours Diploma

Price: £1,950.00Course Code: VWR004
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( Karl kruz, 04/01/2017 ) Q:

Why is it only 60 credits if it's a level 5 diploma and could I get on a top up degree course that requires an equivalent of an hnd of 240 credits?

( 05/01/2017 ) A:

Hello again Karl.

That is a good question.

The reason why it is still deemed as a level 5 attainment by the independent organisation which assesses our courses against the FHEQ and the EQF, is because having carefully reviewed the course content, it has decided that students will learn to the same level by completing our course as completing a HND. Typically a HND takes 2 years of full time study to complete, probably why it carries 240 credits to our 60. Our course is distance learning (non-classroom based) and so is delivered in a different way.

It is important to understand that our points are not UCAS points, but that the qualification may still be accepted by universities based on its level 5 status. Because we are not on the national framework of qualifications, we always recommend that potential students check with universities they are interested in before enrolling, to ensure that they will accept our qualification. Many students from our academy have used our qualification to get into university, but each university will have its own entrance criteria.

The course fee of £1,230.00 is a discounted upfront payment and includes learning materials, unlimited tutorial support, examinations at the end of each module, plus the final Certificate and Transcript, that are both posted to you and sent to you electronically. There are no hidden extras.

I hope that you will find this information useful.


( karl kruz, 03/01/2017 ) Q:

is this course equivalent to a hnd and could I top up to a final year top up degree, of the same subject if available?

( 04/01/2017 ) A:

Hello Karl.

Thank you for your questions.

The Diploma is deemed to be at level 5, at the level of a HND or Foundation Degree. Unfortunately, we do not have degree courses, but past students have used our Diplomas to skip the first year of a degree course. However, I have to stress that each university will have its own entrance criteria and that it is advisable to check with any you are interested in, whether they are happy to allow this before enrolling. There are also a number of distance learning universities that may accept our qualification as comparable to a foundation degree. 

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Creative Writing 600 Hours Diploma

Diploma in Creative Writing course online. 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. Creative writing is stimulating, but also challenging, and not always completely what the student expects it to be. Then again... if it was what you expect; you would already know what this course sets out to teach you, and you would already probably be a successful writer. If you want to be a successful, creative writer; and have the commitment to follow that dream; this course could be the path you have been looking for.

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. Creative writing is stimulating, but also challenging, and not always completely what the student expects it to be. Then again... if it was what you expect; you would already know what this course sets out to teach you, and you would already probably be a successful writer.

If you want to be a successful, creative writer; and have the commitment to follow that dream; this course could be the path you have been looking for.

This course is taught by:

Lee Raye

Lee Raye course tutor

M.A. (hons) Celtic Studies, (the University of Aberdeen); M.St. Celtic Studies, (the University of Oxford)

Lee is a PhD candidate at Cardiff University with degrees from Aberdeen and Oxford. He has written two books, digitalised  another and written several academic papers. He has been interviewed by National Geographic and presented papers at eight different national and international conferences. Lee’s native language is English and, if asked, he is always happy to help students with their English spelling and grammar. He is also a keen proponent of the digital revolution and dreams of a world where all books are available instantly to be read, searched or treasured. Although he mainly writes non-fiction, he loves Victorian literature as well as modern fiction and poetry of all kinds. His academic knowledge of medieval events, cultures and the history of Britain’s environment make him especially qualified to help students interested in writing sci-fi and fantasy.

Lesson Structure: Diploma in Creative Writing VWR004

Core Modules: These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Creative Writing.

Note: that each module in the Diploma in Creative Writing is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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How Do Our Tuition Fees Compare?Full time classroom based Further Education Courses - Approx. £5,000 per year - Part-time classroom based Adult Education Courses - Approx. £7.00 per hour - N.B. classroom tuition means you learn at the pace of the class. One-to-one private tuition - from £15.00 per hour - ADL one-to-one tution fees - From £340 per 100 Hour Course = Average of £3.40 per hour - N.B. one-to-one tuition is tailored to your own individual learning availability and pace.
Course StartBegin your learning at any time.
Course Prerequisite None - Our course levels are an indication of the depth of learning you should receive. They do not describe the level of difficulty.
Course Qualification (Study Option A)Endorsed Qualification from TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation - Completed written assignments and final evaluation per course/module to be taken.
Course Qualification (Study Option B)Certificate of Attainment from ADL - Completed written assignments only - no final evaluation.
Comparative Credits InformationUK Course Credits: 60 - U.S. Credit Hours: 18 - when compared to regulated courses.
Course Duration and DeadlinesCourse hours given are a guide only. You will be encouraged to work at your own pace to learn as much as you can, with no assignment deadlines or end date by which you must complete your course by. You are in control!
Study SupportPersonal tutor/mentor support from industry relevant professionals throughout your whole course. Mentors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through the Moodle online classroom. They provide assistance with your course material, plus discuss, explain and give advice when needed. They will also mark and grade your assignments, plus provide constructive and helpful feedback vital to your success.
Suitability for Self Employment and Small BusinessesOur courses are ideal for sole traders and small business owners and their staff. Customer confidence in what you can do will determine how successful you are in getting clients. Doing the job right using the correct knowledge and skills, leads to repeat business and referrals to friends, family and work colleagues. Completing one or more of our courses for the service you have to offer, will give you the tools to achieve this and grow your business.
Recognition of Your Course By EmployersWe aim to achieve the correct balance between your qualification being recognised and providing you with the in-depth learning, to empower you to succeed. If you can demonstrate that you have the level of knowledge and transferable skills necessary to an employer, you should stand out from someone who has only received a superficial understanding of what's required - Select study option A when enrolling, so an employer can check the status of the awarding organisation for your qualification on the Ofqual Register.
Recognition of Your Course By UniversitiesAs you will see on our Testimonials page, previous students have used their qualification from us to get into university. However each one will have its own entrance criteria and acceptance may also depend on your other qualifications and experience. We can approach up to three universities on your behalf with details of our course before you enrol, so you will know whether it will be accepted as part of their application process. Please complete our contact form and we will begin the process.
Designing Your Own QualificationBundle up your choice of related courses to form your own qualification. Our Advanced Certificates (4 courses), Diplomas (6 courses), Advanced Diplomas (8 courses) and Higher Advanced Diplomas (12 courses), are used to differentiate between the in-depth knowledge and skills you will acquire in your chosen area of study. e.g. Advanced Certificate in Turf Care Management, which includes individual courses: Turf Care, Sports Turf Care, Turf Repair and Renovation and Turf Grasses.
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