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Higher Advanced Diploma in Professional Writing & Editing

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Higher Advanced Diploma in Professional Writing & Editing

This online course will allow you to grow your academic writing skills via distance learning alongside constructive feedback from qualified professors growing your awareness of the industry and it's opportunities. A one of a kind course, this focuses on experiental-based learning; which puts you straight into the industry; this allows you to work first-hand with editors and journalists.

Lesson Structure:


 Stream Modules    Studied after the core modules, stream modules cover more specific or niche subjects.
     Industry Project BIP000
     Research Project I BGN102
     Workshop I BGN103
Elective Modules    In addition to the core modules, students study any 6 of the following 15 modules.
     Childrens Writing BWR104
     Course Writing And Development BGN107
     Dramatic Writing BWR110
     Legal Terminology BWR108
     Office Practices VBS102
     Poetry BWR109
     Writing Fiction BWR105
     Ethics BPS217
     Graphic Design BIT205
     Publishing II BWR202
     Research Project II BGN201
     Research Project III BGN202
     Workshop II BGN203
     Publishing III BWR303

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

Traditional Work is Decreasing (particularly in print media)

but NEW OPPORTUNITIES are emerging (in electronic media, marketing and digital broadcasting).

There is in fact more work for good writers and editors than ever before; but not in a traditional position with a big company as it may have been in the past. The nature of this industry has changed. The way in which the work is done has changed too; and will most likely continue changing.  Writers and editors need to have a new mindset, recognising that this is now an industry for self employment, as freelancers, sub contractors or self publishers.
We Have the Experience to Help You with this
The team at ACS have decades of experience with writing and editing. Our principal has written or contributed to over 150 published books or ebooks. He has been editor for five different magazines; and apart from his role with ACS continues as garden editor for a quarterly magazine called Home Grown (published both in print and electronically). Our staff include more than a two dozen professional writers of books and magazines, many who continue to work in the industry.
We know the publishing industry from the inside and have seen the disruption that the digital revolution and globalisation has caused; and how many well established writers have floundered, while others have adapted and forged a new and successful path for their career.

Let us help you toward a successful future in writing or editing.


Course Info
Course StartAnytime, Anywhere
Recognised Issuing BodyTQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate in Commercial Organic Vegetable Growing
UK Course Credits120 Credits
US Course Credit Hours36 Credit Hours
Study SupportStudy Support: You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.



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