24 months
36480 AUD/year
27840 AUD/year
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Explore the publishing process from manuscript to marketplace with this Master of Writing and Publishing from RMIT University.    

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Join this Master of Writing and Publishing from RMIT University and excel in writing, editing and publishing, and develop your specialist knowledge with this industry-focused masters degree. 

Whether you’re embarking on a career in writing, editing or publishing, or seeking to acquire more specialist knowledge in your career, this newly formed, industry-focused masters degree is a unique offering.   

Building on the renowned Graduate Diploma in Editing and Publishing program, you will study the art and craft of writing and editing across genres, print and digital production, project management, and marketing strategies for writers and publishers. You will also develop a nuanced understanding of and undertake research in writing and publishing culture in both an Australian and a global context. 


You will develop advanced writing, editing and project management skills and high-level industry acumen preparing you to meet the needs of this constantly changing and fast-paced work environment.

Once you've graduated, you can work in many diverse careers including traditional roles in the trade, educational, corporate and digital sectors, and freelance careers in writing and editing across traditional sectors and in the fast-growing and opportunity-rich digital world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation for Bowen Street Press
  • Contemporary Writing and Publishing 
  • The Craft of Writing and Editing 
  • Development at Bowen Street Press 
  • The Art of Writing and Editing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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General requirements

You must have successfully completed:  

  • an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0); or
  • at least 3 years' professional experience in creative and professional writing, journalism, professional communication, public relations and/or editing and publishing
CRICOS number: 088089C   

Tuition Fee

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    36480 AUD/year
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  • National

    27840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27840 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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



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