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Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

William Shakespeare – poet, playwright and actor. His work has given us a deep and lasting sense of the value of human life and love. Through his insight into his characters’ feelings and emotions, we have gained a world of insight into ourselves – our light and also our darkness.

The History of Shakespeare Diploma Course aims to give you an idea of who Shakespeare was, the world that he was born into and helped to shape, and the reason his plays in particular – though his poetry too – are considered to be the work of a genius.

Shakespeare was born during the perfect period in which to make use of his skills – the Renaissance. We’ll look at how the movement greatly influenced the creative development of theatre and poetry in England, and how Elizabethan theatre developed through patronage and the creation of theatre venues.

We’ll look into William Shakespeare’s personal life – his upbringing, schooling and marriage – and his professional life, working in London and what it was about his writing that made him stand out from the crowd.

We’ll examine the genres of plays in which Shakespeare wrote, covering his histories, tragedies, comedies, and romances, along with his sonnets. We’ll then look into some of the myths that surround Shakespeare, including the belief that he didn’t write any of his plays!

The course concludes with an exploration into the power of Shakespearean language, characterisation, universal themes and influence on modern culture.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Gain a greater understanding and appreciation of William Shakespeare
  • Become more familiar with Shakespeare’s histories, tragedies, comedies, romances, and sonnets
  • Be aware of some of the myths that surround the writer
  • Understand the power of Shakespeare’s language, characters and themes
  • Be aware of how Shakespeare has influenced modern culture

Information for international students

All courses available for international students.

Fees and funding

UK students
£127
International students
£127

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • CPD
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Sign up for the account at the Centre of Excellence here: Centre of Excellence Platform We aim to provide you with the best value when you choose to study with us. Your course costs will vary depending on the type of course that you choose to study but all our prices are clearly shown. We are also clear about any additional certification fees that must be paid in order to receive additional certificates from additional governing bodies, so there are no unexpected surprises. The full costs shown on the website are for all online training courses, you can request a hard copy of the training materials for an additional £29.50 fee + p&p. To choose a hard copy of the materials to be posted out to you just tick the box to receive your materials via post when checking out with payment. Check more information here: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/about/ Contact our Support Team: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/contact/

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.150

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