AD016 - Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing

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RMIT program code: AD016
Plan name: Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing
Plan code: AD016
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 074927G

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

Associate Degree in Professional writing and editing section codes are: (PWE1) and (PWE2)

These section codes relate to the group you are allocated into by program staff and you will need the correct code before you enrol.

An incorrect enrolment can prevent you from meeting the program's requirements and graduating.

Do not enrol into any other section code (eg. DI1A or SP1B etc)

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Year One of Program

To be eligible to graduate in this program you need to enrol and complete (7) core units and (1) program elective for year one of the program. 

Complete the following Seven (7) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Working withText and Image12COMM2450City Campus2369 (PWE1)2403 (PWE1)
Introduction to Editing Practice12COMM2451City Campus2373 (PWE1)
Writing Fiction - Story and Structure12COMM2452City Campus2377 (PWE1)
Writing Non-Fiction - Research and Readership12COMM2453City Campus2381 (PWE1)
Writing Professionally - Effective Communication12YesCOMM2454City Campus2377 (PWE1)
Copyediting and Proofreading12YesCOMM2455City Campus2370 (PWE1)
Building a Strong Narrative12YesCOMM2456City Campus2367 (PWE1)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Options:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Freelance Writing for the Media12COMM2462City Campus2381 (PWE1)
Writing for Children12COMM2463City Campus2383 (PWE1)
Poetry and Performance12COMM2464City Campus2385 (PWE1)
Archetypes and Imagery in Storytelling12COMM2465City Campus2387 (PWE1)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

To be eligible to graduate in this program you need to enrol and complete (5) core units (1) university elective and (2) program electives for year two of the program. 

Complete the following Five (5) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Creating Digital Content12YesCOMM2457City Campus2399 (PWE1)
Developing a Writing Project12YesCOMM2458City Campus2407 (PWE1)
Inside the Industry12COMM2459City Campus2366 (PWE1)
Towards Publication12YesCOMM2460City Campus2364 (PWE1)
Writing Workshop12YesCOMM2461City Campus2378 (PWE1)
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Options:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Editing - Content and Collaboration12YesCOMM2466City Campus2434 (PWE1)
Advanced Feature Writing12YesCOMM2468City Campus2436 (PWE1)
Fiction for Young Adults12YesCOMM2470City Campus2437 (PWE1)
Publishing for Editors - From Commission to Production12YesCOMM2735City Campus2399 (PWE1)
Magazine Writing and Editing12YesCOMM2467City Campus2395 (PWE1)
Short Form Fiction Writing12COMM2736City Campus2443 (PWE1)2406 (PWE1)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 

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Program structure enquiries

1. Log an Academic Assistance enquiry via the RMIT Connect portal OR

2. Call your program administration team on (03) 9925 4815 OR

3. Visit the School office Building 94, Level 2 Reception Desk (Monday-Friday, 8.00am-4.30pm)

Timetabling

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

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*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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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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