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Do you have a passion for words? Are you an aspiring editor, or want to start your own publishing imprint? Are you a writer wanting to independently publish your own work? Develop your abilities in structural editing, copyediting, proofreading, book design, promotion, digital publishing and professional or creative writing with our editing and publishing degrees. You will collaborate with writers, editors, and artists, and explore the future of the publishing industry leading to a deep and practical understanding of the ins and outs of editing and book production management, including independent and self-publishing. It equips you with skills and knowledge essential to the contemporary digital publishing environment.

Explore UniSQ's Editing and Publishing degrees

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Media & Communication
Combining her professional communication skills with her love for reading and writing, Saira enrolled in UniSQ’s Master of Arts in Editing and Publishing. As a hobby, she began transcribing the manuscript of her late grandfather’s unpublished autobiography, using the editing process as her final research project. 
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Why study with UniSQ?

UniSQ’s editing, writing and publishing degrees are designed for word enthusiasts, budding editors, writers seeking to self-publish, and those who aspire to establish their own publishing ventures. Our courses emphasise skill development in areas such as structural editing, copy editing, proofreading, book design, promotion, and both digital and traditional publishing, along with professional and creative writing. At UniSQ we provide an in-depth and hands-on learning experience by exploring the editing process, book production management, and the ins and outs of both independent and self-publishing. This approach ensures you are well-equipped for the modern landscape of digital publishing.

Our editing courses and publishing degrees are a part of our offering of Media and Communication degrees which we’ve been rated 5/5 stars* for:

  • learning resources
  • skill development
  • overall education experience
  • graduate starting salary. 

* Good Universities Guide, 2024. 

What are the pathways to studying an Editing and Publishing course at UniSQ?
At UniSQ there is more than one pathway to the course that you’re passionate about. We have specially tailored pathway programs so you can decide on the best way to get into the editing course or publishing degree of your choice. Whether you’ve just finished Year 12, taken a break from study, have a VET, TAFE, or hold another relevant qualification, we have a pathway for you at UniSQ.
How long do UniSQ’s Editing and Publishing courses take?

The duration of your studies will vary depending on the degree you choose.

What career opportunities are available for graduates holding an Editing and Publishing course?

 A degree in Editing and Publishing from UniSQ equips you with the skills essential for various jobs in the editing and publishing industry. As a graduate, you can pursue careers in a variety of roles, including:

How does UniSQ support students studying an Editing and Publishing degree?
At UniSQ, we are committed to journeying with you. Throughout your editing course or publishing degree, you will experience extensive support, ensuring you have the necessary resources and guidance to succeed in your studies and professional goals. This support includes access to experienced staff, comprehensive learning materials, and opportunities for practical application of skills. You will also benefit from a range of student support services such as learning support, career development, and wellbeing resources. 
Are flexible study options available?

At UniSQ we understand the need for flexibility when studying our editing courses and publishing degrees. We provide a range of study options to cater to  individual needs, including online, on-campus and external degrees, depending on the degree you choose. This flexibility is particularly beneficial if you are  interested in professional writing and editing courses online, as it provides the opportunity to balance your education with work and other commitments.

Discover the different ways you can study at UniSQ.

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