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Creative Writing via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Creative Writing Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Creative Writing Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Creative Writing Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Creative Writing Online via distance learning

 

This program gives a simple, clear, and concise picture of the fundamentals of good writing. It offers a step-by-step guide to the development of poetry, fiction, drama, plays, scripts, and journalism. Students learn how to probe the secrets of human motivation and create real characters that can cause suspense and conflict. Also, it provides the strategies and criteria on how to pinpoint and fix the problems encountered in creative writing.

 

Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley
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Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 1 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Writing Fundamentals & Style
Cinema Language
Scene Analysis
Narrative Development
Theory of Drama & Comedy
Script & Screen Writing
Creative Writing
Creativity
Advertising Creativity

 

 

Creative Writing via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Creative Writing - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Creative Writing via distance learning = 27 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Creative Writing - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Creative Writing via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Creative Writing - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Creative Writing via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Creative Writing - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Creative Writing via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments. More info...

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.
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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Creative Writing Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Creative Writing via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 1 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Writing Fundamentals & Style
This course provides instructions in grammar, sentence, and paragraph structure, elements of composition and essay writing including theme focus, development of central idea, exposition, and argumentation. It shows how to compose clear and concise essays using various expository modes such as definition, exemplification, process, analysis, cause and effect, comparison, and contrast. It considers several writing styles and approaches to both literary and non-literary texts.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Cinema Language
This course explores the nature and functions of film, including narrative and non-narrative approaches to film communication. Cinema language considers the components of film expression: composition, movement, editing, sound, directing, and acting. It also reviews the film's relationship to other arts and media, and its role as an instrument of social reflection and change.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Scene Analysis
This course examines the creation, staging, and coverage of dramatic events through the study and analysis of structure, plot, character, and the action dialectics of stories and scenes. It examines the relationship between story, scenes and structure, and the grammar and syntax of visual story-telling.
Academic Supervisor : William Martin Olsen

Narrative Development
This course illustrates the means of story-telling and integrates practical writer rules with theoretical models based on literary constructions. It explains the construction of a solid narrative combined with the creation of believable, compelling characters that propel that narrative forward. It finally helps to find personal stories that inspire dramatic narrative.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Theory of Drama & Comedy
This course reveals the actions and events that create the structure of a dramatic and humorist texts. It presents plays composed by various writers, each representing a different style. Why do we laugh and/or cry? What is humor and what is drama? Why does one person laugh and/or cry at something when another person doesn't?
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Script & Screen Writing
This course explores the art, craft, and business of script writing from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It examines the process of screenwriting from concept to character and from opening scene to finished script. It pinpoints the structural and stylistic elements essential to good screenplays and focuses on style and language, format, structure, location, and characterization. It presents a step-by-step and comprehensive technique for writing scripts.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Creative Writing
This course aims to develop language competence and creative potentials in a variety of genres (fiction, poetry, drama, literary, and nonfiction). It presents the art and craft of writing and the procedures for preparing a manuscript for marketing and publication.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Creativity
This course presents the principles of creativity. It examines the process of idea generation using different techniques such as association, brainstorming, sense connecting, closures, opposites, verbal plays, clocks and calendars, personalization's and so on. It shows how to discipline thoughts and ideas according to the creative strategy and communication goals.
Academic Supervisor : Carlos Gil Buendía

Advertising Creativity
This course presents the skills in designing an advertising campaign to meet a client's objectives; interpreting a client's brief and preparing a creative strategy using a range of media. Message design is the key element of any marketing communication effort. Creative ideas must be generated and used in the frame of an strategic communication goals perspective.
Academic Supervisor : Carlos Gil Buendía

 

Admission requirements - Creative Writing Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format.

Allow 7 business days for processing.

All applicants must:

* Fill out the application for admission
* Submit one ID-sized photo
* ID card or passport
* Date and sign the application

All Bachelor's, Master's, & Doctorate applicants also must:

* Attach a Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
* Submit registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details)
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Creative Writing Online via distance learning

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Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...

 

ADELF - Association des Ecrivains de Langue Française
AEFCFT - Asociación Española de Fantasía, Ciencia Ficción y Terror
CAA - College Art Association
CDEC - Club de Creativos
CIF - Creative Industries Federation
Créa-France - Association Française pour le Développement de la Créativité
CSEA - Canadian Society for Education through Art
ISMTE - International Society of Managing & Technical Editors
NAFAE - National Association for Fine Art Education
NSEAD - National Society for Education in Art and Design
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