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Writing For Pleasure (Short Course) (September Start)

Languages and Literature (includes English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Course ID: 163329

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • 12 week course.
  • Perfect for students who wish to pursue a career in the creative writing industry.
  • Study at Clarence Street, at the heart of the city centre.
  • A great introduction for beginners and novices with a passion for writing.
  • No entry requirements necessary.
  • Access support from our highly experienced and dedicated teaching team.
  • Utilise our outstanding facilities and resources.

What to expect from the course

Writing For Pleasure is a short 12 week course for anyone interested in Creative Writing.

You'll learn all aspects of the creative process such as constructing dynamic characters, settings and structures and learn to create a variety of pieces such as stories, plays and poems.

This is an ideal course to whet the appetite of beginners or novices who wish to write for pleasure, or gain employment within the creative writing industry.

You will be invited in on Tuesday 1st September to find out more about this course and if you would like to secure your place, there will be a £20 deposit. The course will start week commencing 7th September.

It is likely it will run on a Tuesday from 6pm till 9pm.

This course will run for 12 weeks and cost £180.

Would you like to apply? Click APPLY NOW and enrol at Clarence Street on Tuesday 8th September, 5pm.


For this course you will gain a College Certificate.

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

This is a short leisure course designed to be a taster and introduction to writing.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for21/22 is 180.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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