Course Description

If you have a story to tell, or have dreamed of being on the frontline of breaking news, if you are moved by literature, and want to create your own, if you read advertising copy and are inspired to do better, then join us to become part of the information revolution. The Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing will provide you with skills in writing and editing for employment or for further study. You will develop an awareness of industry standards and demands, and gain knowledge of the markets relevant to writers and editors. Units cover writing and editing skills for novels, short stories and popular fiction, industry laws and regulations, designing and developing text documents, advertising and writing for the alternative publications. The Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing is designed to build upon skills and knowledge attained after studying towards the Certificate IV in Professional Writing or through industry experience. The course is designed to suit the needs of a range of writing industry professionals, including public relations writers, journalists, editors, fiction writers, proof readers, freelance writers, poets, screenwriters, children's writers, internet writers and more.

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