24 months
30000 AUD/year
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Improve your writing skills for corporate communications and editing roles in government, business and the not-for-profit sector with the Professional Writing and Publishing program from Curtin University.

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The Professional Writing and Publishing program from Curtin University teaches professional writing skills for working in corporate communications and media. 

These skills can be applied to employment in government, business and industry, the not-for-profit sector, arts organisations, and the magazine and book industries.

In this course you will learn to write effective non-fiction, and discover how to capture and express an organisation’s identity, aspirations and endeavours. You will learn about specialised genres and conventions of professional communication, and receive advanced instruction in research, writing, editing and publishing.


  • Public Servant - Australian Public Service
  • Public Servant - State Government
  • Publisher
  • Journalist
  • Copywriter
  • Writer
  • Editor

Programme Structure

  • Understand the discipline of a selected field in the Arts, its theoretical underpinnings, ways of thinking and professional or creative approaches; understand and apply established knowledge, principles, and professional or creative practices in chosen aspects of the Arts
  • Apply logical and rational processes to analyse the components of a subject or project and engage critically with the subject matter to respond creatively within a selected communication paradigm
  • Determine what information is needed and where it might be found using appropriate technologies; make valid judgements and synthesise information from a range of sources and apply best practice in developing a professional or creative work in response to a particular situation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 098146E

  • At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

  • You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
  • A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 24 months.

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.


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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