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Poetry Writing

To compose poetry is one of the most exciting and personally rewarding forms of creative writing. It can bring immense pleasure to you and to those who read and listen to your work.

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 being able to communicate your innermost thoughts and feelings with the School's Poetry Writing Course.

Modules

Unit One

  • The Definition of Poetry
  • What is a Poet?
  • A Bit of History
  • The Voice of Poetry
  • Figures of Speech

Unit Two

  • Market Research
  • Manuscript Presentation
  • Imagery
  • Revision
  • Writer's Rights

Unit Three

  • Rhythm and Meter
  • Stanzas, Pauses, Endings
  • Types of Poem Forms

Unit Four

  • Free Verse
  • Long and Short-Lined Poetry
  • Open Field Composition
  • Haiku
  • Humour
  • A Small Glossary

Unit Five

  • Word Choices
  • Publishing
  • Competitions
  • Poetry Readings
  • Book List

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Poetry Writing.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 23rd April
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 23rd April

Poetry Writing

To compose poetry is one of the most exciting and personally rewarding forms of creative writing. It can bring immense pleasure to you and to those who read and listen to your work.

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 being able to communicate your innermost thoughts and feelings with the School's Poetry Writing Course.

Modules

Unit One

  • The Definition of Poetry
  • What is a Poet?
  • A Bit of History
  • The Voice of Poetry
  • Figures of Speech

Unit Two

  • Market Research
  • Manuscript Presentation
  • Imagery
  • Revision
  • Writer's Rights

Unit Three

  • Rhythm and Meter
  • Stanzas, Pauses, Endings
  • Types of Poem Forms

Unit Four

  • Free Verse
  • Long and Short-Lined Poetry
  • Open Field Composition
  • Haiku
  • Humour
  • A Small Glossary

Unit Five

  • Word Choices
  • Publishing
  • Competitions
  • Poetry Readings
  • Book List

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

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Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Poetry Writing.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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