We will be reading a variety of stories and poems so you should be able to read at Level 1 or
Level 2. This is suitable for learners who want regular and constructive feedback on their
What will I learn on this course?
How to find ideas for your writing, construct it effectively and edit your work. How to write an
engaging and satisfying short story or poem.
Assessment and Awarding Body: non-accredited
Activities and work will be assessed by your tutor.
You will be expected to attend every week. If you cannot attend, you will be set work to ensure you meet your learning outcomes.
What else do I need to know?
This is a course for learners who are comfortable with reading/sharing their written work to gain feedback from their peers and tutor. Please bring a pen and paper to each session. It is helpful if you can bring photocopies of your written work to your reading session, as this makes discussion and feedback easier. Your tutor will suggest suitable creative writing books on your first session.
What could I do next?
Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts offers 6 week creative writing modules
The Open University offers online creative writing courses.
Course Start Date(s)Various - please see prospectus for further details.
Course Length10 weeks