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Publishing

Unit of study table

Master of Publishing

Students complete 72 credit points comprising:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 42 credit points from elective units of study
(i) with the permission of the degree coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points can be taken as elective units from the table, including:
(ii) a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.
(c) at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study

Graduate Diploma in Publishing

Students complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study
(i) with the permission of the degree coordinator a maximum of 6 credit points can be taken as elective units from the table,

Graduate Certificate in Publishing

Students complete 24 credit points, comprising:
(a) a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Core

MECO6914
Making Magazines
6 P MECO6930
MECO6916
Editing and Proofreading
6  
MECO6917
Book Publishing Business
6  
MECO6930
Publication Design
6  
MECO6937
Producing Books in the Digital Age
6 P MECO6930
ENGL6970
Reading Magazines
6  

Electives

MECO6900
News Writing
6  
MECO6901
Media Relations
6  
MECO6902
Legal and Ethical Issues in Media Practice
6  
MECO6908
Strategy Selection in Corporate PR
6  
MECO6909
Crisis Communication
6
This unit will be offered in online and intensive modes.
MECO6915
Writing Feature Stories
6  
MECO6924
Television and Video Journalism
6 C MECO6900
MECO6925
Online Journalism

6  
MECO6927
Leadership Communication
6
This unit will be offered in online and intensive modes.
MECO6934
Social Issues Marketing
6
This unit will be offered in intensive and online modes.
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6  
MECO6938
The Interview
6  
MECO6939
Research Methods
6 C MECO6904
MECO6940
Theoretical Traditions and Innovations
6 C MECO6904
MECO6941
Podcasting
6  
MECO6942
Managing Social Media Communities
6  
MECO6943
Book Marketing and Sales
6  
MECO6944
Manuscript Acquisition and Development
6 P MECO6916
ARIN6902
Internet Cultures and Governance
6  
ARIN6906
Emerging Technologies and Issues
6  
ENGL6917
Literary Culture: Sydney
6  
ENGL6936
Writers at Work
6  
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6
Where students intend to complete both FASS7001 and FASS7002, they should undertake FASS7001 first then FASS7002. Do not enrol in both in one semester.
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6  
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6  
WRIT6000
Professional Writing

6  
WRIT6001
Professional Editing

6  

Capstone

MECO6904
Dissertation Part 1
6 P 24 credit points from Digital Communication and Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables
N MECO6928 or MECO6932 or MECO6935 or MECO6947
MECO6905
Dissertation Part 2
6 P MECO6904
N MECO6928 or MECO6932 or MECO6935 or MECO6947
MECO6928
Media and Communication Internship
6 P 48 credit points including 18 credit points of core units from Media Practice or Publishing or Strategic Public Relations or Health Communication or Digital Communication and Culture degree tables
N MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6932 or MECO6935 or MECO6947
In addition to the prerequisites, students must: 1) achieve strong credit marks (70+) in at least 18 credit points of core units in order to meet host organisation expectations around skill-sets; 2) achieve a pass result on a pass/fail diagnostic skills test that assesses workplace readiness.
MECO6932
Advanced Video/TV Project
6 P 48 credit points from Digital Communication and Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables including MECO6900 and MECO6924
N MECO6928 or MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6935 or MECO6947
MECO6935
Professional Project
6 P 48 credit points from Digital Communication and Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables
N MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6928 or MECO6932 or MECO6947
MECO6946
Industry Research Project
6 P 48 credit points from Digital Communication and Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables and (MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6928 or MECO6932 or MECO6935 or MECO6947)
MECO6947
Advanced Audio Project
6 P 48 credit points from Digital Communication Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables, including (MECO6900 and MECO6941)
N MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6928 or MECO6932 or MECO6935