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FREELANCE WRITING COURSE HOME STUDY
Do you want to be published? Learn to write like a professional!
Learn about the key elements of different genres of writing. Improve your writing technique. Develop a more efficient approach to your work.
This is an ideal course to follow 'Freelance Writing'. It is for people who have existing skills in Freelance Writing, but who need to improve their overall technique and develop a more "commercial" approach to their work.
[More info & enrolment: ADVANCED FREELANCE WRITING BWR201 (Applied Writing)]
Creative Writing Certificate
Study for your Certificate in Creative Writing at home by Distance Learning
Nurture your Creativity, and Become a Successful Writer Develop your writing skills with help from our highly qualified and experienced tutors. Understand different areas of fiction – find your niche. Study in your own time and at your own pace.
[More info & enrolment: CERTIFICATE IN CREATIVE WRITING VWR004]
Journalism Certificate Study at Home
Study for your Certificate in Journalism by Distance Learning
Develop your journalistic writing skills with this specialist course. Written and taught by experts in the field. Suitable for beginners and those already working in the field. Study in your own time at your own pace.
Comment from a student
: 'Many of the skills that I have learnt from this course help me on a day to day basis’. A. Peterson, ACS Journalism student.
[More info & enrolment: CERTIFICATE IN JOURNALISM VWR001]
Communication Course - Distance Learning
COMMUNICATIONS COURSE - HOME STUDY
Improve your communications in public speaking, behaviour, letter writing and much more. Understand how to write well for business and personal purposes. Study in your own time and at your own pace with help from our highly experienced tutors.
[More info & enrolment: COMMUNICATIONS VWR100]
Creative Writing Course - Home Study course
Study Creative Writing at home
Learn how to write fiction and non-fiction. Write for profit or pleasure. Learn how to structure magazine or newspaper articles, short stories, books and more. Polish up your grammar skills with our concise, easy to follow study method. Receive constructive guidance every step of the way from professional journalists and writers.
Dan Read, a student in our Creative Writing course has recently had an article purchased for publication. He said of the course - "I feel that the course has given me the tools and confidence necessary to make this possible."
[More info & enrolment: CREATIVE WRITING BWR103]
Journalism Diploma Online Study
Study for your Diploma in Journalism at home via Distance Learning
*Develop a career in the exciting profession of journalism with this substantial course.
*Make your dream a reality.
*Developed and taught by experts in the field.
*Improve your journalism skills.
Dan Read, a student in our Diploma in Journalism course has recently had an article purchased for publication. He said of the course - "I feel that the course has given me the tools and confidence necessary to make this possible."
[More info & enrolment: DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM VWR003]
Publishing and Journalism Diploma! Study the Diploma in Publishing and Journalism via Distance Education.
This course is very practical, and will develop your capacity to adapt to an industry that is changing so rapidly that it often leaves graduates of other courses behind.
Study this with a view to becoming:
A Journalist or Writer A Publishing Assistant or Manager A Web Developer A Marketing Manager A Production Manager ...etc
ACS tutors are well published and successful professionals with current industry experience.
Study here for an education with a strong dose of both reality and opportunity.
[More info & enrolment: DIPLOMA IN PUBLISHING AND JOURNALISM VWR002]
Dramatic Writing Distance Learning Course
Study Dramatic Writing from home by Distance Learning
Do you have great story ideas but don't know where to start?
Learn to tell your own story with this fantastic course.
Learn about writing engaging and powerful plots.
Learn what readers want.
Develop skills in expressing yourself.
Learn more about how to get your work published.
[More info & enrolment: DRAMATIC WRITING BWR110]
Editing Home Study Course Study Editing Online via Distance Learning
ACS Graduate Comment: " It took me a while but in the end it was a very useful course for my work. I would like to really thank my tutor for all her feedback which improved my proofreading skills. You will see the results in our 2011 catalogue." Premo Jackniacki, Australia - Editing 1 course.
*Embark on a new career as a proofreader or editor.
*Learn the role and skills of editors and proofreaders.
*Learn about clear, effective writing.
*Follow all stages of the publishing process.
*Understand how manuscripts are prepared for publication.
[More info & enrolment: EDITING 1 - BWR106 ]
Editing Advanced - Distance Learning Course
Study Editing II via Distance Education
LEARN TO BE A TOP CLASS EDITOR
*Designed for self-editors and those aspiring to enter the profession.
*Develop your understanding of the editing process.
*Learn to edit a broad range of publishing materials.
*Understand print and electronic media, text, graphics, commercial and non-commercial materials.
[More info & enrolment: EDITING II BWR302]
Editing Online course
Study Editing Practices Online from home
*Start a career in editing or publishing.
*Learn the production of an online publication from start to finish.
*Develop your ability to edit text and illustrations for articles.
*Prepare the layout for articles.
[More info & enrolment: EDITING PRACTICE BWR 305]
WRITING COURSE DISTANCE LEARNING
Study Effective Writing by Distance Learning
*Useful in all aspects of live.
*Learn to write well.
*Improve your job applications, reports, complaint letters and more...
*Improve your basic writing skills.
*Learn to write clearly and concisely.
*Communicate without ambiguity.
*Understand the writing rules.
*Get your message across!
[More info & enrolment: EFFICIENT WRITING AWR102]
ESL Writing Distance Learning Course
Study ESL at home by Online Learning
*Develop your English grammar.
*Improve your writing for business and study.
*Strengthen your English language skills, with particular focus on writing skills.
*Learn by a range of different methods and exercises in each lesson.
*A must for anyone wanting to improve their writing skills.
[More info & enrolment: ESL WRITING FUNDAMENTALS - AWR101]
FREELANCE WRITING COURSE - HOME STUDY ACS Student feedback: Yes [this course is a valuable learning experience]. I have never had the benefit of a writer give feedback on my work. That along with structure and content lessons have been beneficial.Many professional writers start out by freelancing. Learn how to write, what to write, and how publishers buy from freelance writers. Bradley Clark, Australia - Freelance Writing
Study Freelance Writing via Online Learning
WORK FOR YOURSELF DOING SOMETHING YOU ENJOY - LEARN HOW TO BE A FREELANCE WRITER.
*Learn how to write for the freelance market.
*Understand how to sell your work.
*Find out what is important to the publishers who might buy your work.
Comment from a student in this course: "I found the course to be extremely helpful. It has given me the confidence and the skills to present my work to publishers." -
We provide opportunities for students to contribute to electronic and print media publications which our staff write for (once your skills reach an appropriate level). Students can also submit articles for publishing in the student magazine. Many of our staff are experienced, published writers; and are happy to provide advice and guidance to graduates of this course.
[More info & enrolment: FREELANCE WRITING BWR102]
Learn Legal Terminology A beneficial course for anyone working with the law or wanting a greater understanding of the law.
Legal terminology is the collection of words and phrases that have a precise or peculiar use in the law profession. Legal Terminology is not only used by Lawyers; but is also used in a wide range of associated legal professions. These related professions include Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Solicitors, Law Professors, Legal Receptionists/Secretaries, Private Investigators, Authorised Government Inspectors and Officers, Law Enforcement Officers and many others.
[More info & enrolment: LEGAL TERMINOLOGY BWR108]
Photojournalism is slightly different to other forms of professional photography in that it adheres to the principles of journalism, which are:
Accuracy Timeliness Fair representation of the context of events Reporting of facts Accountability
[More info & enrolment: PHOTOJOURNALISM PRACTICE I BPH302]
Home Study Course - Publishing
Start a career in publishing!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in a more creative industry? Well wonder no more.
How the industry works The creative and artistic skills of the trade How to market your work Develop an understanding of the ethical issues and laws relating to the field.
You will also have a chance to undertake a stimulating publishing project and implement the skills you have learned.
This course provides an excellent start for anyone considering self publishing or seeking employment in publishing. It is equally relevant to electronic or print publishing.
[More info & enrolment: PUBLISHING I - BWR107]
Study Advanced Publishing via Distance Learning
Learn more about the print and electronic media. A useful qualification for anyone interested in publishing. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Learn from our highly experienced tutors.
[More info & enrolment: PUBLISHING II - BWR202]
Online Course Publishing
Study Publishing via Distance Learning
Learn more about the business side of the publishing industry.
Learn about publishing books, journals, newspapers and much more.
Study in the comfort of your own home with help from our highly experienced tutors.
[More info & enrolment: PUBLISHING III (BUSINESS PRACTICES) - BWR303]
Technical Writing Distance Learning Course Study Technical Writing via Online Learning ACS student comments: I think the course is a valuable learning experience as I feel I’m being challenged along the way. Generally, I am impressed with the service I have received from ACS since enrolling. The enrollment process was very quick and all email support has been prompt and helpful. The tutors seem very pleasant and helpful in their remarks, and this keeps me motivated. It is very encouraging when they offer additional information or ask questions of me/my writing. Sally Vanston, Malaysia - Technical Writing course.
Study in your own time and at your own pace.
Learn the skills required in technical writing. Learn to write articles, technical reports and much more. Learn from industry experts - our tutors!
[More info & enrolment: TECHNICAL WRITING - BWR301]
Fiction Writing Distance Learning Course
Always dreamed of writing a novel or short stories - this could be the course for you. Learn to write fiction from our highly experienced tutors. Study in your own time and at your own pace. Develop your creativity with this Fiction Writing course.
Comment from one of our Writing Fiction students:
I have thoroughly enjoyed this course. Thank you for making it available" S. Cooke
[More info & enrolment: WRITING FICTION BWR105]
Poetry Distance Learning Course
Study Poetry Writing at home by Distance Learning
Study in your own time and at your own pace. Study with our highly experienced tutors. Develop your poetry writing skills. An introductory course to many different elements of poetry.
[More info & enrolment: WRITING POETRY BWR109]