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Offered by Curtin University through Open Universities Australia, Writing, Editing and Publishing is an online unit that equips students with a practical introduction to all aspects of editing.
You will gain tangible skills in writing, editing, proofreading and copywriting, practice the language skills needed to undertake basic-level, medium-level and high-level tasks and undertaking a series of progressively higher level exercises practiced thoroughly in workshops.
This unit will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the editor’s role and profession, the publishing process and editorial project management, and the ability to apply research skills to evaluating and reporting on a specific editorial or publishing challenge.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
In this Writing, Editing and Publishing unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is not currently a requirement for any course.
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit focuses on equipping you with practical skills to take on a range of writing, editing, proofreading and copywriting assignments.
You will understand the nature of the relationship between editors, writers and publishers, the publishing process – including the book and magazine trades, online publishing, legal issues, ethics and design and typography – and apply accepted page and screen-based editing practices, editing symbols, and publishing industry terminology to basic-level, medium-level and high-level proofreading and copyediting tasks.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.