Poetry Courses

Explore the world of poetry with our expert online courses, designed to enhance your creative writing skills and poetic expression

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Poetry courses are suitable for anyone interested in poetry, whether they are beginners looking to start writing poetry or experienced poets seeking to refine their skills.

Some common career paths for those with poetry skills include becoming published poets, poetry teachers, poetry editors, literary critics, freelance writers, or content creators.

Discover all there is to know about poetry and delve into the verse, metaphor, and poetic expression with our expert online poetry courses. Designed to boost your creativity and enhance your poetic talents, we offer a wide range of poetry courses for learners of all levels, from budding poets to experienced writers.

Boost your poetry knowledge

Master the art of crafting poems, exploring various poetic forms and styles, and tapping into the power of words. As well as boosting your writing skills, you’ll discover how to effectively read poetry and get the most out of it. Build expert literature skills and learn to find inspiration in the everyday, paint vivid imagery with your verses, and share your poems with the world.

Discover poetry courses online

From understanding poetic devices to exploring the art of analysing poems, our courses guide you through the essentials and intricacies of this timeless art form at your own pace. Acquire the ability to craft poems that resonate with readers with courses from top universities and expert educators as you learn online at any time, from anywhere.

Earn a poetry certificate

Earn personalised poetry certificates when you complete an online course on FutureLearn, complete with lead educator signatures, organisation logos and course details. Share your achievements with employers, on Linkedin, on your CV and more. Explore our other creative arts and media courses to continue your learning journey.

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