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PUB3001 Contemporary Publishing: Traditional and Independent Models and Practice

Short Description: Contemp Publishing
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100799 - Communication and Media Studie
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

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


Students in this course are given the opportunity to develop essential knowledge and skills in contemporary publishing, including traditional, independent and self-publishing. They also examine the stages and tasks of the publishing process: the publisher's role is covered in detail, including publication planning, book design, layout, print and digital production and marketing for both print and eBook editions. Students also examine legal and ethical concerns including copyright and intellectual property. A core component of assessment in this course is the publication, distribution and marketing of a book written by students enrolled in CWR2002 Writing About Place.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online