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PUB5004 Professional Practice in Editing and Publishing

Short Description: Prof Prac in Edit & Publish
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


Co-requisite: PUB5001

Other Requisites

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


This course introduces a range of professional knowledge and skills needed in the editing and publishing field. The course outlines interpersonal communication skills such as effective verbal and written communication and negotiation, as well as outlining ethical issues relating to editing and publishing. The course also explores legal issues in the publishing domain such as copyright and defamation. The course also introduces the knowledge and skills required to participate effectively in the editing and publishing industry as both team members and leaders. Finally, the course covers the need for editing and publishing professionals to engage in critical reflection.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022