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PUB5001 Introduction to Editing and Publishing

Short Description: Intro to Editing & Publishing
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 100799 - Communication and Media Studie
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course develops knowledge and skills in publishing and editing, including a basic introduction to related historical, ethical and legal issues. The course provides instruction on the stages and tasks of the publishing process. The editor's role is covered in detail and introduces proofreading, copyediting and structural editing with a focus on the tools, resources and procedures required for book, magazine or journal production. Publication planning, design, production and marketing for both print and digital devices are also introduced. Legal and ethical concerns are discussed as well, including copyright, moral rights, plagiarism, defamation and permissions. Students will become familiar with the use of electronic communication and onscreen editing.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022