Do you have a passion for poetry but lack the confidence to write or submit your work for publication? Are you interested in the technical aspects involved in poetic writing? Whatever your motivation for exploring poetry, this course will inspire your passion project.
The Certificate of Poetryis an online program that will explore the works of famous poets and help you to develop your ability to understand and write different styles of poetry.
In this professional development course, you will discover the nature and scope of poetry, how to use poetic devices and how to write in a variety of styles from odes to sonnets, Haiku, limericks and tongue twisters.
You will also explore creative writing resources and industry sources that will help you develop as a poet and the crucial steps involved in getting your work published.
On completion of this course, you will feel confident to read, interpret and write poetry of high quality that others will appreciate.
Unit 1 - Introduction
Nature and scope of poetry
Brief description of the many different types of poetry
Styles classified according to arrangement of lines (Quatrain Style, Pantoum, Free Verse, Villanelle, Clerihew, Damante, Acrostic Style)
Keeping a notebook
Unit 2 - The work of other poets
Edgar Allen Poe
Unit 3 - Encouraging your creativity
Understanding your own creativity
Unit 4 - Developing different styles of poetry A (Some Classic Styles)
Unit 5 - Developing different styles of poetry B (Following the Rules)
21st Century Visual Poetry
Unit 6 - Developing different styles of poetry C (Poetry for Story Telling)
Developing a story in poetry
Planning a story
Developing your voice
Ending a story
Unit 7 - Developing different styles of poetry D (Styles for Fun and Trickery)
Unit 8 - Getting your work published (how and where)
Creative writing resources
Other industry resources
How and where to get published
When you study with Australian Online Courses you will be assessed using a competency-based training method. Competency-based training focuses on a learner’s ability to receive, respond to and process information to achieve a competency result. As such, skills-based and knowledge assessments are geared towards attainment to meet industry-defined standards.
Assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, including short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
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Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
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All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 100 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, PDF copies are available for download and self-printing for this program.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
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Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.