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PUB3001 Editing and Publishing for Writers

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100799 - Communication and Media Studie

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CWR2002

Other requisites

Students will require access to email and the USQ Study Desk for this course.

Synopsis

This third year course develops knowledge and skills in publishing and editing. The course provides instruction on the stages and tasks of the publishing process. The editor's role is covered in detail, including proofreading, copyediting and structural editing with a focus on self-editing for writers. Publication planning, design, production and marketing for both print and digital devices are also a major focus. Legal and ethical concerns are covered as well, including copyright and intellectual property.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2016 Online