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Master of Arts - Professional Writing and Publishing Major

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Professional Writing and Publishing major teaches professional writing skills for working in corporate communications and media.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MJRP-PWRIT

About this course

The Professional Writing and Publishing major 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. In your second year, you’ll undertake a major project and may have an opportunity to practice your skills and develop your portfolio through an internship with a professional organisation. The Professional Writing and Publishing major is offered as part of the Master of Arts, a hands-on course with a strong practical and industry focus, to prepare you for a career in creative practice. High-achieving students have the option to progress to doctoral-level study. Note: Some lectures in this course may be attended by both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.   How to apply This major sits within the the Master of Arts degree. To apply for this major, you will need to apply for the Master of Arts. In step 3 of the application process, you will be asked to confirm the major you wish to study. Applying as a postgraduate student is easy. For information tailored to your situation, visit our easy to follow instructions to get your application started. Ready to apply? Apply now

Entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System) Writing 6.0 Speaking 6.0 Reading 6.0 Listening 6.0 Overall band score 6.5
Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor