Writing Historical Fiction
Level 3

 
Title of learning programme Writing Historical Fiction
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 Can you write Historically
2 Researching the Historical Novel
3 Writing for Children
4   Writing for Teenagers
5   Structure and Publishing
 

Learning Outcomes

 
Module 1 Can you write Historically.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Explain, in your own words, why you believe you can write Historically
 
Module 2 Researching the Historical Novel.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss how you would go about researching the Historical Novel
 
Module 3 Writing for Children.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Summarise how you would write a Historical Novel for 9 12 year olds
 
Module 4 Writing for Teenagers.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Summarise how you would write a Historical Novel for 13 17 year olds
 
Module 5 Structure and Publishing.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Explain how one should structure a Historical Novel
LO2   Identify the factors involved in selling your Historical Novel

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