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Creative Writing A level at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This course has been designed to enable you to develop your own writing style as well as providing you with the tools to be able to give insightful and considered responses to stimulus texts. You will be taught how to understand different types of writing, express yourself and your ideas, develop redrafting and editing skills. You will also learn critical and analytical techniques.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including maths and a grade B in English language. Entry may be subject to a successful interview.


Your final grade will be made up of a mixture of coursework and exams at the end of Years 1 and 2.

Financial information

You will need a memory stick, a file to organise your notes, pens, paper and text books.

Future opportunities

You will be able to progress onto study at degree level or employment in a range of settings.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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