About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Subject options
- Further study
Associate Professor Mark Davis
Currently enrolled students:
- Further information: http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/graduate-studies/programs
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|Award title||Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced)|
|Year & campus||2018 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||50 credit points|
|Duration||6 months full time or 12 months part time|
The Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced) provides an introduction to the dynamic field of publishing and communications. It also acts as an entry point to an articulated structure of higher degree study, and may qualify graduates for entry to the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) or masters-level programs in this area.
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
- an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%) in appropriate subjects or equivalent.
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
- prior academic performance; and
- relevance of previous studies.
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for graduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 7.0 is required.
Core participation requirements
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to providingsupport to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website. http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Intended learning outcomes
Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced) should have:
- an introductory knowledge of editorial principles and methods across a range of genres and media;
- a practical knowledge of electronic editing and publishing for digital media; and
- skills in research, writing and thinking critically about processes of change in the publishing and communications industries.
On completion of this course, students should have acquired skills in:
- leadership and effective communication;
- project management;
- innovative problem solving;
- team work and liaison in professional contexts; and
- research, writing and communication.
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate (Advanced) in Publishing and Communication will have acquired the following attributes:
- They will be critical, creative thinkers with an in-depth understanding of publishing practices across a range of media, and the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in a broad range of professional contexts.
- They will be active ethical citizens with an engaged awareness of issues such as human rights, social inclusion, ethics and the environment, and the relationship between publishing, citizenship and the public sphere.
Integrity and self-awareness
- They will be self-critical, self-motivated industry practitioners with the capacity to work independently and in groups, and ability to demonstrate high levels of knowledge, adaptability and self-awareness, in a broad range of professional contexts.
Duration: 6 months full-time / 1 year part-time
Program Requirements -
- elective subjects (50 points)
Total 50 points
|Code||Name||Study period||Credit Points|
|PUBL90003||The Contemporary Publishing Industry||
|PUBL90004||Business and Professional Communications||
|PUBL90005||Technical Writing and Editing||
|PUBL90006||Writing and Editing for Digital Media||
|PUBL90010||Print Production and Design||
Students who complete this program may be elgible for entry into the following programs, with 50 points of credit/advance standing:
- Graduate Diploma in Publishing and Communications (Advanced)
- Master of Publishing and Communications