Professional Writing and Editing (Diploma)

Melbourne Polytechnic Australia

Cricos: 00724G

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The award

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
AUD 10750 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 13150 per year

All study options

About Professional Writing and Editing at Melbourne Polytechnic

If you love to write and want to improve as a writer, or you already have writing skills and want to develop them further, this Diploma is the course for you.

Enrolling in Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing will sharpen your skills in professional writing, editing, design for print or web-based publishing. You will develop these skills within a course designed for emerging writers and editors.

Original and compelling content has never been more in-demand. You’ll also be qualified to work within related industries such as marketing, advertising and the press where you can freelance or work in a professional role.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardDiplomaHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 10750 per yearInternational course feesAUD 13150 per year

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

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