Improve your own writing skills and learn more about literary greats with our online literature and writing courses. Explore Austen, Shakespeare, Burns, Wordsworth, Wilde and more.
UEA (University of East Anglia)
An Introduction to Screenwriting
This online course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting.
The University of Edinburgh
How to Read a Novel
Get underneath the skin of a novel by understanding some of the main building blocks of modern fiction.
University of Glasgow
Dig deeper into the life and works of Robert Burns, with this free University of Glasgow course.
The University of Sheffield
Literature of the English Country House
A journey through the literature of English country houses from the time of Thomas More to Oscar Wilde
The Open University
Start Writing Fiction
Get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters, with this hands-on course.
The University of Warwick
Literature and Mental Health
Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course.