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100 Point Master of Publishing and Communications

Informal specialisationYear: 2017

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Overview

The Master of Publishing and Communications provides students with vocational skills, theoretical knowledge and industry exposure to build a successful career in the publishing and communication sectors. Alongside a strong focus on publishing practices and technologies, with hands-on subjects in editing, production and business practices, the course offers sustained and stimulating analyses of the political, commercial and historical dynamics of print and digital cultures.

Learning outcomes

Students who complete the Master of Publishing and Communications should have:

  • an advanced knowledge of editorial principles and methods across a range of genres and media;
  • a detailed understanding of the use of computers in editing and publishing for print and digital media;
  • a sound knowledge of the commercial aspects of publishing;
  • a highly developed understanding of the organisation and operation of the publishing industries in Australia and the Asia Pacific region;
  • a detailed and practical knowledge of effective communications strategies in business and professional contexts; and
  • advanced skills in researching, writing and thinking critically about challenges facing the publishing and communications industries.
Last updated: 27 March 2017