About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Majors, minors and specialisations
- Further study
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Currently enrolled students:
- Further information: http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/
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Intended learning outcomes
Students who complete the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing should have:
- aquired the capacity to develop significant and sustained research projects as either practice or theory or a combination of both;
- developed flexible and sophisticated strategies for problem-solving, researching, writing and thinking critically in creative, editing and publishing projects;
- advanced knowledge of editorial principles and methods including detailed understanding of the use of computers in editing and publishing for print and digital media;
- acquired detailed knowledge of effective communication strategies and sound knowledge of the commercial and global organisation and operation of the publishing industries, with particular reference to Australia and the Asia Pacific region;
- developed an understanding of print production and design including a knowledge of the history of print culture;
- an understanding of ethical and legal standards in the creative writing, publishing and editing disciplines;
- developed capacity for critical evaluation and creative self-awareness; and
- a respect for communication, support, co-operation, constructive criticism and intellectual integrity within the discipline of creative writing.
On completion of this subject, students should have acquired skills in:
- writing in a variety of genres;
- project management;
- innovative problem solving;
- creative and critical thinking;
- team work and liaison in professional contexts; and
- research processes and applications.
Graduates of the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing should have acquired the following attributes:
- They will be critical, creative thinkers with an in-depth understanding of creative writing and publishing across a range of media and genres, 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, cultural identity, social inclusion, ethics and the environment, and the relationship between creativity, publishing, and citizenship.
Integrity and self-awareness
- They will be self-critical, self-motivated writers with the capacity to work independently and collaboratively, and ability to demonstrate high levels of knowledge, adaptability and self-awareness, in a broad range of professional contexts
Last updated: 24 September 2021