Unearth and connect the shared skills between writer, editor and publisher. With the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing, you can gain a globally recognised, vocationally viable qualification designed with the changing nature of the publishing industry in mind.
This program has a practical focus aimed at building your knowledge and skill set across a broad spectrum of writing, publishing and editing, including digital writing and publishing, fiction and non-fiction writing, print production, advanced editing for books and magazines and writing for young adults.
Who is it for?
The Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing is for those who currently work in the creative writing, editing and publishing industry, or have recently completed an undergraduate degree. This qualification is for you if you want to build your project management, research and critical thinking in writing, editing and publishing projects, or develop sound knowledge of the commercial impetus of the global publishing industry.
Where will it take me?
On graduation from the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing, you will be ready for work in professional fields including:
- Book publishing
- Freelance writing
- Print production
- Technical writing
- Writing and editing for digital media
Graduates have also gone on to work in publishing houses and institutions including:
- Lonely Planet
- Penguin Books Australia
- Salvation Army
- Scribe Publishing
- Text Publishing
- The Big Issue
- 31 October 2019 for Semester 1 2020 intake
Please note: later applications for some courses may be accepted through until 31 December 2019
- 31 March 2020 for Semester 2, 2020 intake
Please note: later applications for some courses may be accepted through until 31 May 2020
- Scholarship deadlines
In applying past the deadline, students should take into account student visa deadlines.
International applicants can apply up to one year in advance of their studies. That is, if a student would like to commence in Semester 1, they can apply from Semester 1 of the previous year
- For more detailed information please visit the Graduate Coursework application information web page
Please note: If you wish to be considered for a scholarship or bursary at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences you must submit an application to a GSHSS degree by 31 Oct for Semester 1 and 31 March for Semester 2.