Writing Biographies, Autobiographies and Family History
Level 3

 
Title of learning programme Writing Biographies, Autobiographies and Family History
Programme level 3
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**

* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.

** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1 The Professional Way
2 Research
3 Writing the Biography
4 Getting Started
5   Writing an Autobiography
 

Learning Outcomes

 

Module 1 The Professional Way.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1 Introduce the basis of obtaining information for use in drafting the first steps of a biography
 
Module 2 Research.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Evaluate how to prepare a biography on a deceased person
 
Module 3 Writing the Biography.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss the procedure for correlating information gathered for the biography
 
Module 4 Getting Started.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Analyse ways of overcoming writers block and give steps to follow to help compile a good publication
 
Module 5 Writing an Autobiography.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Examine the points to consider when writing an Autobiography

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