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Certificate in Creative Writing


If you can read, you can write. Right? Perhaps. But can you write well? Can you tap into your creative self and express it well enough to capture the imagination of your readers? Of course you can! All you need is guidance and practice. And that's exactly what you'll get in this certificate program. Complement your introduction to creative writing with any other two courses in the creative writing program like screenwriting, travel writing, blogging and others, then sharpen your pencil. You're about to write for your life.

Your takeaways

This certificate program is a great way to:

  • Explore a variety of different writing skills;
  • Develop and expand your creativity;
  • Improve your ability to express yourself creatively;
  • Hone your personal approach to writing;
  • Improve your ability to critique your own writing and that of others;
  • Develop your vision and voice as a storyteller;
  • Learn various narrative techniques like character and plot development;
  • Produce a professional-quality piece of writing.

Program courses

To obtain this certificate, students must complete the following course and two (2) out of the eight (8) elective courses listed below. For course descriptions, schedules and registration, click on the link of the course.

Elective courses

To obtain this certificate, students must complete the above course and two (2) out of the eight (8) elective courses listed below. For course descriptions, schedules and registration, click on the links of each course.

Our approach

The courses in this program are all about writing, so you'll be doing a lot of it. You'll also learn through interactive workshops, exercises, group discussions, and assignments. Enthusiastic participation and effort are the keys to enjoyment and success in this program.

Who benefits most?

  • Anyone who wants to improve their writing skills.
  • Anyone considering a career as a writer.
  • Writers who want to branch out into new forms of writing or specialize in a particular form.
  • Advertising copywriters who want to hone new narrative skills.
  • Retirees or business people who want to try something new to balance out their lives.
  • Foreign students who want to improve their written English.
  • Anyone with a story to tell.
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