Master On Campus

Writing, Editing and Publishing

12 months
35120 AUD/year
21600 AUD/year
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The Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing program from University of Queensland will help you gain the writing, editing, publishing, design and research skills to build a rewarding career in print or online. 


The Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing program from University of Queensland  covers all stages of the writing and publishing process, and the skills needed to meet the growing demands. 

During this 1.5 full-time (or part-time equivalent) program, you'll develop practical knowledge and experience in writing and editing across genres including creative writing, corporate and technical documents, academic research in the creative arts, advertising and marketing.

Career possibilities 

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Author
  • Editor
  • Editorial writer
  • Content writer
  • Book editor
  • Copywriter
  • Digital editor
  • Digital content writer
  • Publishing executive
  • Online publisher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Publishing and Professional Practice
  • Writing Creative Non-Fiction and Memoir
  • Writing the Novel
  • Advertising
  • PR and Professional Practice: Foundations
  • Digital Media Theory and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 093731F 
  • Approved bachelor honours degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.0.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35120 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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