The elective aims at developing good writing skills, analytical ability, research skills and a broadened perspective of the world. The course also offers the opportunity to learn a variety of techniques in the writing process and develop narrative, verse or play writing skills.
The course helps in polishing one’s writing skills and honing potential to become a professional writer. It will help students write creatively in different genres including short stories, poetry, verse, copy writing, among others. Students will gain exposure to different forms of creative writing, get introduced to the opinions of well known authors, editors and media personalities and stimulate creative thinking.
For those interested in a career out of creative writing, there are plenty of opportunities as advertising copywriters, journalists, editors, authors, librarians, social media managers, public relation officers, teachers, among others.