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Writing, Editing and Publishing

12 months
36000 AUD/year
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The 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 Writing, Editing and Publishing program from University of Queensland covers all stages of the writing and publishing process, and the skills needed to meet growing demands. During this 1.5 year 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, marketing and more. 

Your lecturers will include award-winning authors and arts industry professionals, as well as an array of guest lecturers with expertise in all aspects of professional writing and publishing. Together, they'll provide you with up-to-date insights and industry knowledge across traditional and new media.

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

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


24 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: 093732E 
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below), or
  • a graduate certificate* in writing, editing and publishing, or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline plus 2 years full-time equivalent relevant work experience (see below).
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • English language requirements
  • Relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 AUD per year during 12 months.

TBA tuition for national students

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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