Call for guaranteed set up on 0800 0131030 52 Writing & Journalism Business Writing £ 299.00 Today's business professionals must be able to communicate effectively through the written word if they are going to suc-ceed in today's business environment. The Business Writing course demonstrates the strategies needed to increase the clar-ity, impact, and professionalism of e- mail, memos, letters, proposals, reports and resumes. How to eliminate wordiness. How to reduce writing and rewriting time. How to organize, begin and end documents effectively. How to present ideas strategi-cally and diplomatically. How to recognize and correct the most common errors in business documents. The course will also review in detail the strategies required to win contracts or decision makers' approval. How to anticipate and answer decision-makers' concerns and questions and how to ensure a clear, credible and compelling presentation. Now, be more confident, get results and start achieving the success you deserve with the Business Writing Course. Caption Writing £ 292.64 What is it that attracts your eye to the headlines in a newspaper or magazine? The caption is the draw card and the better the caption, the better the reaction from the reader. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to start you on this fascinating career Comprehensive Writing £ 341.57 Our Comprehensive Writing Course will show you how to write by using the things you know best: your life experiences, your interests, your hobbies, your talents, and your skills. The course and instructional materials are the result of many years' painstaking research into every facet of writing. The course has been continually updated to make it the most comprehensive available in the world today. The course is written so that even the most inexperienced person can understand it easily. It ena-bles anyone to start from the very beginning and progress through to writing for publication. The course is comprehensive in scope, covering all aspects of writing for publication today. We believe that anyone with a modicum of determination can be assisted in writing for profit with the help and guidance of our personalised tuition. Fiction Writing Level 2 £ 269.00 This programme is designed for anyone considering professional authoring for a variety of media including books, short stories, radio and television. The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive guide to the skills and techniques of writing fiction successfully, and will enable students to study a variety of styles. The course also examines practical aspects of getting published plus the essential elements of both short stories and novels. Fiction Writing Level 3 £ 359.00 By no means can everyone who has the urge to write fiction can do so successfully and for publication. Fiction writing is a craft which must be learned, like any other. This course is not among those which declare, " Anyone has it in them to write a good short story". It is a complex craft and there are no short cuts to success. We will teach you how to avoid some of the pitfalls, and show you some of the short cuts. Freelance Journalism & Fiction Writing Combined £ 499.00 This home learning course will help any student looking to gain or improve their skills in journalistic writing and marketing their copy to a range of printed media. The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to produce professional standard journalistic articles and books and know how to market them. This course allows students to study both our freelance journalism and fiction writing level 2 courses at a reduced rate. Freelance Journalism Level 2 £ 269.00 This programme is designed for people who wish to gain or improve their skills in journalistic writing and marketing their copy to a range of printed media. The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to produce professional standard journalistic articles and to how to market them. Novel Writing £ 292.64 Agatha Christie once said " The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes" Whether writing simply for the pleasure of seeing your thoughts take shape as words on paper or writing to achieve publication, this course is for you. The course is structured to help you achieve each goal in the novel writing process one step at a time. Our combination of course materials and guidance from your personal tutor succinctly takes you through each phase- from developing a powerful, sale-able idea to creating unforgettable characters and a potent structure. Create memorable characters, gripping plots and vivid settings with the course in Novel Writing. Photo Journalism £ 299.00 Today's media frenzied world is controlled by the use of pictures even more so than the written word. Nowadays we can see and watch events as they unfold, almost instantly. The use of the internet has increased the speed at which we can view im-ages of events. In this course you will be learning how to structure captions, short stories and articles and you will find that the ability to do this successfully is vital. Ask any Picture Editor in the country and you will be told the same: a picture can be worth a thousand words, but without a caption it's often useless. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to ' think pictures' and will need to cultivate a news sense and ' think journalistically'. You will discover as the course unfolds that this thread must continue through all your work. It must emerge in your pictures, your captions, and the linking ingredient that comprises a further discipline of interviewing.
www. ukopencollege. co. uk JournalismWriting & Journalism53 Poetry Writing £ 292.64 Everyone with a love of words can write a poem and the School's course in Poetry Writing is designed to show you how it can be done and to take the mystique out of doing so. The course will take the aspiring poet from the first spark of an idea to its final revision. It has been designed to invigorate all poets, novices and experienced alike, with the excitement of the craft. With the help of your personal tutor you will develop and hone your skills, in addition to receiving advice on writing poems suitable for publication, broadcasting, and competition. So put your love of words to good use and enjoy the benefits of be-ing able to communicate your innermost thoughts and feelings with the School's Poetry Writing Course. Proof Reading Diploma £ 369.00 Whether you intend to do proofreading on a professional basis or simply wish to improve your knowledge, this course will allow you to earn a valuable certification, based in part on assignments that you will be required to complete. Romantic Fiction Writing £ 279.00 Throughout the course, you'll enjoy the help from your tutor to ensure that you acquire the right style, the right tone and vivid imagery that makes your reader see the setting and feel the atmosphere. Romances are among the best selling genres in the world, so join in the passion, with the course in Romantic Fiction. Scriptwriting £ 292.64 Big screen, small screen - certainly there's money to be made, there's glamour and fame. But scriptwriting demands more than straightforward writing skills. If you have a dream, our course together with your tutor will give you the wherewithal to move that dream from your mind onto the page. From there you will be taught how to market your unique talents. Starting with this essential course in Scriptwriting, you will be taught the fundamental skills of writing the feature film script, from the original idea to finished screenplay. You'll learn how to apply your new found skills to every type of television and film script, from Comedies to Soap Operas. Every part of the course reflects the needs and realities of today's television, film, stage, and radio industries, providing you with insight as well as practical knowledge. So let your tutor and the School's Scriptwriting Course start you at the beginning and follow a well- defined path to successful and prosperous scriptwriting. Writing & Selling Travelogues £ 292.64 Find out how to arrange trips to exotic destinations, arrange for help from local agencies, and sell it all to magazines and newspapers around the world. This unique course will teach you to enjoy your travels even more, as you record your experi-ences for others to read. You will learn that what is in your backyard is as glamorous a place, as are far- away places to others. So you don't have to journey far to come up with a travel story. The course will show you the various types of travel writing and tell you how to sell your stories before you travel. You'll learn about the importance of researching both your destination and your markets, how to find unique angles for " evergreen" stories, what to take with you when you travel, what to look for while you're travelling, and how to make multiple sales from each trip. Writing Biographies £ 299.00 This course will enable you to shape a diverse and colourful assortment of personal vignettes and stories into a graceful, co-herent narrative that conveys the larger story of your life and will stimulate your creativity and get you writing one of the most important stories in the world - YOURS. Writing for Children £ 329.00 This course gives you the unique opportunity to develop a career as a children's writer. The course has been developed to provide you with the knowledge to develop ideas for books and short stories through to the actual art of children's writing. Each week, thousands of stories are accepted by publishers to satisfy the demands of their younger readers. These authors are successful because they already have the skills needed and the ideas. This course will teach you the same skills and make you into the successful writer you would like to be. Writing Historical Fiction £ 299.00 It covers the subject in considerable depth, examining construction, characterisation, research, the techniques of story- telling, getting a publisher, and much more. Throughout the course, you'll benefit from our tutor support, plus instructional material and assignments, you can master the craft of writing the historical novel. So let the your imagination run wild, remember how it was in times of old, and start developing your skills with the course today. Writing Saleable Articles £ 279.00 There is no question that the quickest and most convenient way to make money from writing is to produce saleable articles. It is the quickest because mass market magazines are constantly on the look out for new articles, and it is the most convenient because the subject material can be something you already know about. Writing Short Stories £ 351.36 Learn how to create the character, use description, create a setting and plot a short story with this course! Writing Wills Foundation £ 243.70 In this unique course the student shall become accredited with a certificate in the Foundations of Wills Writing. To acquire certification, the student will be assigned the construction of his own valid Will, meeting all legal requirements necessary for probate.