Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing
Do you love to work with words?
Editing and publishing is a creative and dynamic field that holds great appeal for those who love to work with words. It is a field that often involves collaboration with writers, designers, artists and onscreen professionals.
Our Graduate Certificate of Editing and Publishing will equip you with fundamental knowledge of design concepts, technical skills, legal and ethical constraints and editorial processes necessary for a career in both print and online editing and publishing. You will undertake courses in the areas of editing, proofreading, and writing for editors, giving you the professional practical knowledge you require to work in the field.
Publishing can be a flexible field, with many practitioners moving between in-house and freelance work over the course of their careers. Graduates of this degree may work as editing and publishing professionals in corporate, government and academic organisations both in traditional print and e-publishing capacities.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 9560|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- 3 year bachelor degree or equivalent
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Friday 8 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.