18 months
31360 AUD/year
25920 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Extend your current qualifications and editing skill set with Editing and Publishing from the University of Southern Queensland. Graduate with the know-how to enter industry at a management and executive level, by immersing yourself in discipline-based coursework, industry connections and research training. 


  • Develop your publishing project expertise by managing the entire process, through the acquisition, editorial, design, production and marketing phases involved in contemporary publishing. Gain advanced skills in project management and leadership in both freelance and in-house editing practice.
  • Add to your already growing portfolio with the opportunity to gain research skills and produce a thesis or large-scale practice-based project. Undertake a digital internship to work on an exciting book project with a professional publisher, an established magazine or journal, or work with a literary festival. You will also work on USQ’s own speculative fiction magazine, Kepler452B.

Career outcomes  

  • Graduates of the Editing and Publishing from the University of Southern Queensland will have enhanced career opportunities in the publishing industry with further possibilities in teaching, editing, publishing, public service, archives and libraries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing for Editors                   
  • Editing in Practice                
  • Professional Practice in Editing and Publishing                
  • Book Design and Production Management                  
  • Digital Publishing Internship               
  • Book Promotion, Marketing and Research               
  • Magazine Publishing Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


12 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • 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: QLD 00244B, NSW 02225M 

  • Completion of an Australian university 3-year bachelor degree in a similar tertiary field, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31360 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    25920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25920 AUD per year during 18 months.


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