Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing

1.5 - 2 years full-time, Parkville — Domestic and International students. CRICOS code: 058718E

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Course Description

Overview

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 nonfiction 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 and 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
  • Journalism
  • 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

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Application deadlines

Semester One (February) 2018 entry

31 October 2017

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 It is strongly recommended your application is submitted by the following dates to ensure enough time for your student visa processing.

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 October 2017 noting that you must supply your final results and evidence of course completion by 30 November 2017 to meet the requirements of the scholarship criteria. If you are not able to meet these deadlines, you will be considered for the following intake.

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