(Short Course) Confident Writing

Course details

  • Duration 6 weeks
  • Location Online
Students in Scale up room

Why choose this course?

Do you lack confidence in writing or are you preparing to apply to study at higher education level? This course is designed to improve your academic skills focusing particularly on the skills required for tackling written assessments.

Key course features

  • Develop your confidence in writing.
  • Know how to structure your work and preparing for written assignments.
  • Get a head start on entering higher education or brush up on your existing skills.
  • Study for free online.


What you will study

  • Writing anxiety and writer’s block
  • Research, reading and note-taking
  • Journal writing and freewriting
  • Planning your writing
  • Writing style
  • Revising, editing and proofreading your writing

Entry requirements & applying

To book, please visit the online shop.

Teaching & Assessment

There will be 2 short pieces of written assessment; the first reflecting on your confidence in writing at the start of the course and the second reflecting on your progress at the end of the course.  Assessment One is a 250 word piece of writing and is worth 25% and Assessment Two is a 500 word piece of writing and is worth 75%.


Fees & funding


Course dates

Course 1: Starts week commencing 7th February 2022 until week ending 18th March 2022
Course 2: Starts week commencing 25th April 2022 until week ending 3rd June 2022
Course 3: Starts week commencing 13th June 2022 until week ending 22nd July 2022
Course 4: Starts week commencing 1st August 2022 until week ending 9th September 2022