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Manuscript Acquisition and Development - MECO6944

Year - 2020

Students will acquire skills in manuscript assessment, writing reader's reports, structural editing and managing the dynamics of author/publisher and agent/publisher relationships, as well as scheduling, planning and budgeting. They will develop an understanding of publishing strategy and insight into commissioning and acquisitions.

1x3hr seminar/week

1x1000wd case study: publishing strategy (20%), 1x1000wd publishing proposal (20%), 1x1000wd equivalent structural edit (30%), 1x1500wd Reader's Report (30%)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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