Writing Biographies, Autobiographies and Family History Course Online | learndirect
Sign Up To Our Newsletter

Writing Biographies, Autobiographies and Family History

Overview

Everyone has at least one story to tell - the story of their life. And it is a story well worth the telling. Quite apart from the immediate interest of family and friends, once written, it is there for all time, a permanent record that will fascinate future generations.

For some people, writing an autobiography can actually make money. For others it will be journey of self-discovery, even self-healing and for most it will prove a particularly satisfying experience.

This course will enable you to shape a diverse and colourful assortment of personal vignettes and stories into a graceful, coherent narrative that conveys the larger story of your life and will stimulate your creativity and get you writing one of the most important stories in the world - YOURS.

Modules

The Professional Way

Research

Writing the Biography

Getting Started

Writing an Autobiography

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

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

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.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Everyone has at least one story to tell - the story of their life. And it is a story well worth the telling. Quite apart from the immediate interest of family and friends, once written, it is there for all time, a permanent record that will fascinate future generations.

For some people, writing an autobiography can actually make money. For others it will be journey of self-discovery, even self-healing and for most it will prove a particularly satisfying experience.

This course will enable you to shape a diverse and colourful assortment of personal vignettes and stories into a graceful, coherent narrative that conveys the larger story of your life and will stimulate your creativity and get you writing one of the most important stories in the world - YOURS.

Modules

The Professional Way

Research

Writing the Biography

Getting Started

Writing an Autobiography

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

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

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.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Need proof of your English and Maths skills? Want to catch up and learn more English and Maths? You can for free when you sign up to this learndirect course.

Enrol now Request a callback