MC262 - Master of Writing and Publishing

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RMIT program code: MC262
Plan name: Master of Writing and Publishing
Plan code: MC262
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 088089C

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: The program is available to you in FULL-TIME STUDY MODE ONLY. This is over four semesters (2 years).

LOCAL STUDENTS: The program can be completed over four semesters (2 years) in full-time study mode. Local sudents may also choose to study part-time.

You must complete a total of 192 credit points over the coruse of the degree in accordance with the outline below. this involves:

 

96 credit points per year (48 credit points per semester) of full-time study

 

OR (local students only)

48 credit points per year (24 credit points per semester) of part-time study

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Year One of Program

While giving a broad introduction to the book trade and publishing industries in general, the first year of the Master of Writing and Publishing concentrates on the practical aspects of writing, editing and production.

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Foundation for Bowen Street Press24COMM2716City Campus2673 (M262)
Contemporary Writing and Publishing12COMM2713City Campus2672 (M262)
The Craft of Writing and Editing12COMM2719City Campus2675 (M262)
Development at Bowen Street Press24COMM2714City Campus2646 (M262)
The Art of Writing and Editing24COMM2718City Campus2651 (M262)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

The second year of the Master of Writing and Publishing extends students core skills into structural editing, the sales and financial aspects of various industry models, entrepreneurship, and the value of research and its critical application.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Production at Bowen Street Press24COMM2717City Campus2674 (M262)
Critical Enquiry in Media and Communication24COMM2669City Campus2718 (M248)2678 (M248)
Entrepreneurship at Bowen Street Press24COMM2715City Campus2648 (M262)
Professional Research Project (Writing and Publishing)24YesCOMM2788City Campus2676 (M262)2650 (M262)
 

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Program structure enquiries

1. Log an Academic Assistance enquiry via the RMIT Connect Student Portal

OR

2. Call your program administration team on (03) 9925 2422

OR

3. Visit the School Office

Building 9, Level 4, Reception Desk (Monday-Firday, 9.00am-4.30pm)

 

Program Manager:   Tracy O'Shaughnessy

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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