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What is a writing and literature course? 

Writing and Literature courses are short academic programmes ideal for those who want to enhance or brush up on their literacy skills. With the constant help of professional lecturers, you will be extensively guided through numerous modules that will fully prepare you with all the tools you will need to master any upcoming examination! 

Throughout, you will also get the opportunity to work on individual assignments, as well as take part in group work and discussions, during which key aspects of writing and literature will be covered. The ultimate aim of this approach is to provide you with a more shared idea on the subject, whilst at the same time having the opportunity to give and receive valuable feedback. 

With the help of extensive reading material, detailed lectures, as well as engaging group discussions, you will have the opportunity to learn all about the literary side of the language and the impact its had over the years, the skills required to write and formulate texts, as well as a detailed overview of literary criticism. 

When it comes to the final grades, a formal assessment covering all the taught material is carried out, customarily in the form of essay-based questions. 

Why should you take up a writing and literature course?

If you’ve ever wanted to improve your writing skills or delve deeper into the world of literature, then look no further! These courses will provide you with the basics of the subject, allowing you to work on and enhance your literary skills.

You should most definitely consider taking up one of these courses if you:

  • Are preparing for a University degree or other certification 
  • Need help with work and assignments
  • Want to brush up on your writing and literature skills
  • Are aiming to change jobs in the field
  • Build your overall confidence when it comes to writing 

So, whether you’re aiming to become a published author, brush up on your literature skills, or studying for an important exam, these courses will provide you with everything that you'll require. So bookmark this page, have a look around on our website, and see which one is most suitable to your level and needs.

What will you learn through a writing and literature course? 

Applying to one of these writing and literature courses comes with heaps of benefits that will undoubtedly enhance your skills and interest in the area. Through detailed individual attention and guidance as well as plenty of practical experience, tutors will help you to build confidence and improve your work through constructive criticism and tips, allowing your skills to prosper.

These writing and literature courses are comprised of several key areas which will teach you all there is to know about the subjects, and collectively, will get you all geared up and ready for any task you might come across!  Some of the core modules covered throughout include:

  • Literary Analyses
  • Anthology of Poetry through the Ages: 1800-1900
  • The Themes of Envy and Death through the Ages
  • Dante Alighieri's 'The Divine Comedy'
  • Charlotte Brontë’s 'Jane Eyre'
  • Shakespeare's 'Othello' and 'Macbeth'
  • Leo Tolstoy’s 'The Death of Ivan Ilych'

By the end, you will therefore be able to:

  • Be knowledgable about distinguished works of literature
  • Read and criticise a wide variety of texts
  • Understand authors' underlying themes and genres
  • Write at a professional level
  • Demonstrate a confident control of Standard English, write grammatically correct sentences, and deploy figurative language
  • Read a wide range of classic literature fluently with good understanding, and able to make connections across the readings
  • Get used to the habit of reading widely and often
  • Write accurately, effectively and analytically about your reading

What study options are available for writing and literature courses?

Writing and literature courses can be found all over the UK. You can either study in a classroom at a college or university, or you can choose to study online - whichever suits you best. 

Classroom

A classroom course will take place at a designed time and location. This is a great option for the individual who wants to take training into their own hands or a small business who just needs to have a few employees trained.

Online

Online training is an option for those who favor flexibility. Individuals can participate in the course at their own pace and on their own time.

From introductory courses to more advanced programmes, you will find anything you might need that ideally suits you!

How much does a writing and literature course cost? 

Fees for these courses differ greatly, so you shouldn't hesitate to sign up, even if you are on a limited budget − we have a course at any price point!

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