University of Technology Sydney

57602 Professional Editing Practice

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 57046 Professional Editing AND 57682 Professional Editing Practice


Editors envisage the possibilities of a text, preserve its integrity and meaning, and communicate with authors and publishing teams. In this subject, students gain a practical understanding of the core skills of professional editing practice, including the role of the editor, copyediting and proofreading, house style, and the latest editing technology. Students develop their copy-editing skills to current industry standards and learn about the key drivers shaping the future of the industry. Students are introduced to the nuances of negotiating professional relationships with authors and publishers and working with cultural intelligence.

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Autumn session, City campus

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