Set yourself apart to boost your career as a feature writer (25.04.12)
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25.04.12  Set yourself apart to boost your career as a feature writer  |  GetSmarter is a high-touch online education company that works together with top universities and industry experts. They're offering R500 off the UCT (CFMS) Feature Writing short course. It's presented part-time and entirely online throughout South Africa - ideal for freelancers... 

Save R500 on the UCT (CFMS) Feature Writing course

The digital revolution has brought along endless opportunities for freelance writers, but it has also upped the competition. With the number of freelance writers increasing rapidly, it is vital to ensure that you stand out from the crowd if you want to build a successful career in this field.

Professional training is essential to get the best start in this direction. Whether you are venturing into feature writing for the first time, or if you’re an experienced writer who wants to maximize your potential as a feature journalist, the University of Cape Town (CFMS) Feature Writing course, presented by online education company GetSmarter, will ensure that your skills are a cut above the rest.

The course is presented part-time and entirely online throughout South Africa, which is ideal for working professionals, since no travelling is required. GetSmarter’s advanced, user-friendly learning model provides students with a personal and professional educational experience.

The course in a nutshell

  • 10-week course presented online throughout South Africa.
  • Learn the skills and techniques to write professional feature articles for magazines, newspapers, websites and blogs.
  • Become part of an online writing community and share your work and ideas while receiving guidance and individual feedback from experts.
  • Learn more about the course.

Course modules

  • Module 1: Introduction to feature writing
  • Module 2: What makes feature writing different?
  • Module 3: Developing feature story ideas
  • Module 4: Researching the feature article
  • Module 5: Interviewing for feature writing
  • Module 6: Essential elements of feature articles
  • Module 7: Language and structure
  • Module 8: Editing your article for style and clarity
  • Module 9: Journalistic ethics
  • Module 10: Selling your writing

Save R500 on the course fee

To claim your R500 discount, simply quote "Freelancentral" as the promo code when registering online before 7 May 2012.

For more information, contact Amy-Jane on 021 447 7565 or . Alternatively, visit www.GetSmarter.co.za.

 
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