Course Description

Course Name

Creative Writing

Session: VPGS1324

Hours & Credits

6 ECTS Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.



The aim of COM 351 is to improve your creative writing and critical thinking skills, enable you to generate writing in the future, and to impart the methodology necessary for a career as a creative writer. To accomplish this, students will receive training in practical and theoretical aspects of creative writing through lectures, critical readings and exercises, focusing on narrative fiction in four types: essays, screenplays, novels and short stories.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
– Demonstrate a clear understanding of a variety of creative writing genres;
– Engage in the writing process resulting in cohesive, coherent writing with appropriate structure, style and syntax;
– Show evidence of creative thinking and originality;
– Read from their own work before an audience employing various means of delivery and dramatic effect;
– Recognize successful versus unsuccessful creative writing;
– Identify problems in weak writing;
– Compose and edit a manuscript consisting of 5 pieces of original writing, including a 10-page story.

*Course content subject to change