Courses in Composition Studies

A course is an opportunity to enhance knowledge on a particular subject. The reasons people take courses vary just as much as the time it takes to complete them. Whatever the reason for enrolling in a course, students can benefit from the knowledge gained therein. What is a course in composition studies? Composition studies courses help students hone their writing skills to ensure that they are wr… Read more

A course is an opportunity to enhance knowledge on a particular subject. The reasons people take courses vary just as much as the time it takes to complete them. Whatever the reason for enrolling in a course, students can benefit from the knowledge gained therein.

What is a course in composition studies? Composition studies courses help students hone their writing skills to ensure that they are writing at a college level. The specific theme of the course can vary, but the main focus is improving the way participants write by examining the writing process itself. There are courses that focus on poetry, short stories, personal essays, nonfiction exposition or genres of fiction. In addition to intensive dissection of sample texts to discover skills to emulate, these courses often involve a certain amount of research.

The practice of writing can teach empathy and thus improve the student's ability to relate to others. In composition courses, scholars can also learn the critical analysis needed to communicate their thoughts effectively and inspire others. Finally, studying composition can fine-tune a writer's editing skills, improving his or her final work and the chances that a publisher may take notice.

The cost of a course can vary based on multiple factors. The length of the course can be one of the main determinants. The specific school and its location can also affect the overall price.

A composition studies course may lead to various careers where writing is an integral skill. Those who aspire to become professional writers often take courses to improve their technique, whether they are seeking positions as technical writers, copywriters, ghostwriters, novelists or poets. Studying composition can also improve the skills needed to become a researcher or grant writer. Teachers at every level, from elementary school to graduate school, also need the strong writing skills learned in composition courses.

Many schools offer online opportunities for learning. Online courses allow students to learn new skills with minimal disruption to their schedules. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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ESRA
Paris , France + 3 More

The Hautes Etudes Cinematic Scenario aims to train professionals capable of meeting the expectations of the program industries on all issues that affect the writing of content ... +

The Hautes Etudes Cinematic Scenario aims to train professionals capable of meeting the expectations of the program industries on all issues that affect the writing of content. During their two years of training, students learn to scénariser any type of work or audiovisual genre, whether it is film (fiction and documentary), television or media in their various formats and content specific. -
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Full-time
French
September 2020
Campus
 
IFCAM
Montrouge , France + 1 More

Make your e-mails, notes, reviews, slideshows, etc. attractive At the end of this training, the participants will be able to make their writings short, clear and striking; pre ... +

Make your e-mails, notes, reviews, slideshows, etc. attractive At the end of this training, the participants will be able to make their writings short, clear and striking; present their ideas in a way that encourages the reader to take action; to adapt their style and vocabulary to the recipients. -
Courses
Full-time
2 days
French
September 2020
Campus
 
Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Madrid , Spain

The course Analysis and teaching of grammar is aimed at people who want to deepen the teaching of grammar in the ELE classroom, developing especially their linguistic awarenes ... +

The course Analysis and teaching of grammar is aimed at people who want to deepen the teaching of grammar in the ELE classroom, developing especially their linguistic awareness, based on the most recent philological research. -
Courses
Full-time
2 days
Spanish
September 2020
Campus
 
Miami Ad School - Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro , Brazil

In the course of Copywriting and create, you'll learn how to write. Ie the Miami Ad School / ESPM Rio you will write and, above all, learn. Only here you find challenging, rea ... +

In the course of Copywriting and create, you'll learn how to write. Ie the Miami Ad School / ESPM Rio you will write and, above all, learn. Only here you find challenging, real life and a lot of refação. -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
Portuguese
October 2020
25 Sep 2015
Campus
 
Imperial Education for Excellence
London , United Kingdom

Our 1-day masterclass in creative writing will help you gain the tools you need to craft and pitch your novel. Our masterclass, led by author Carlie Sorosiak, will teach you h ... +

Our 1-day masterclass in creative writing will help you gain the tools you need to craft and pitch your novel. Our masterclass, led by author Carlie Sorosiak, will teach you how to build compelling characters and interesting worlds, as well as pitch those ideas to literary agents and build an online platform. -
Courses
Full-time
English
August 2020
Campus
 
Escuela de Escritores
Spain Online , Spain + 1 More

The Novel Itinerary is a teaching program designed specifically for the training of novelists. Throughout this program students will learn the method proposed by School of Wri ... +

The Novel Itinerary is a teaching program designed specifically for the training of novelists. Throughout this program students will learn the method proposed by School of Writers to conceive, structure and write a novel from the initial idea until its last correction. -
Courses
Part-time
3 years
Spanish
October 2020
Campus
Online
 
Oxford Royale Academy
Oxford , United Kingdom + 1 More

The ideal programme both for students who wish to write for a living and those who wish to expand their literary horizons in order to gain a head start ahead of going to unive ... +

The ideal programme both for students who wish to write for a living and those who wish to expand their literary horizons in order to gain a head start ahead of going to university. -
Courses
Full-time
10 weeks
English
August 2020
Campus
 
IFCAM
Montrouge , France + 1 More

Design your support and embody it with ease. At the end of this training, participants will be able to write a structured presentation; define the objectives and the target au ... +

Design your support and embody it with ease. At the end of this training, participants will be able to write a structured presentation; define the objectives and the target audience to build the thread of its presentation; to train to present with the techniques of the actor to manage and convince their audience. -
Courses
Full-time
2 days
French
September 2020
Campus