Master On Campus


University of Sydney

12 months
41500 AUD/year
29000 AUD/year
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The Publishing program at the University of Sydney helps you acquire the latest skills required for the dynamic world of book, magazine, digital and online publishing. You will receive professional training with direct vocational applications, as well as a scholarly understanding of publishing, its cultural significance and changing directions. 


The Publishing program at the University of Sydney helps you study many aspects of publishing, from book, magazine and online editing to print and website production, design and marketing.

Why study with us?  

The course is taught by industry professionals with extensive experience in book, magazine and online publishing, as well as leading scholars in the field. 

You can tailor this course to suit your career objectives, taking guidance from your degree director on which electives best suit your specific career goals.

Achieve a Credit (65%) result or higher in four core units and you can complete an internship for credit in your final semester. You can also apply for participation in our extracurricular anthology project to produce an edited collection as a printed book. 

Career Pathways

The industry-accredited Master of Publishing degree equips candidates with the skills and knowledge required for book, magazine, digital and online publishing.

Our graduates establish careers in publishing houses, as editorial staff at magazines, and as social media editors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English for Postgraduates 
  • Advanced Media Project 
  • Book Design and Production 
  • Book Marketing and Sales
  • Book Publishing Business 
  • Creative Non-Fiction Workshop 
  • Dissertation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 079643A 

  • a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit (65%) average calculated over the whole degree, from the University of Sydney, including a major in the humanities or social sciences, or an equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Student Contribution Amount (SCA) for year 1: $14,500 (indicative only)

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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