Start working in book editing right after you graduate from our book editing course
Do you have a love of literature? Our book editing diploma will have you working in the industry you are really passionate about in less time, especially compared with purely academic publishing courses in Sydney. This comprehensive publishing course covers both technical and practical aspects of working as an editor.
Before they go to market, books, magazines and online publications go through the highly capable hands of a book editor. It’s an integral part of publishing, and all the skills you need to enter the field of book editing and publishing are taught right here at Macleay.
Career paths include:
- Book Editor
- Book Publisher
- Production Editor
- Sub Editor
- Magazine editor
What you will learn in the Macleay Book Editing and Publishing course
Our 17-week Diploma of Book Editing and Publishing will teach you all aspects of book editing and introduce you to the viable career paths open to graduates. We’ll have you crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s by teaching you the requirements of specialist areas ranging from general non-fiction and technical editing through to children’s books, literary editing and more.
The course digs even deeper by covering book design, on-screen editing of manuscripts, book production processes, digital publishing and book indexing – everything you need to know for a career in book editing.
By the end of this editing and publishing diploma, you will be ready to embark on a new career as a book editor – just as many graduates before you have done. You can study publishing at Macleay with confidence that it will lead to a truly rewarding and enjoyable career.
|Course Duration||14 weeks|
Evening classes start Tuesday 28th May
Day classes start Friday 31st May
Evening classes start Tuesday 17th September
Day classes start Friday 20th September
Evening classes: Tuesday and Thursday 6pm-8.30pm
Day classes: Friday 10am-3.45pm (includes 45 minutes for lunch)
The Diploma of Book Editing and Publishing is a 17-week full-time course. You can also study book editing part time in the evening diploma course. The course cost is $5,000. The course is not covered by FEE-HELP or any other type of government funding assistance.
Enrol in our book editing and publishing course at the Sydney Campus
Our Book Editing and Publishing Diploma is ideal for beginners. No book editing experience is necessary for you to enrol in this book publisher course.
The course is ideally suited to people who already have some general work experience and are looking for a Sydney based publishing course to enhance their skills or to start a new career in book editing in Sydney. Entry will be granted after consultation with our Student Recruitment Manager.
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