Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCWEP with a GPA or 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Same discipline is defined as a degree in English, English literature, writing, journalism, communication, art history, history, law and other relevant fields from the humanities and social sciences.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Email: hass@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1333

Web:

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCWEP with a GPA or 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Same discipline is defined as a degree in English, English literature, writing, journalism, communication, art history, history, law and other relevant fields from the humanities and social sciences.

CRICOS Code: 093732E

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing?

The Master of Writing, Editing, and Publishing (MWEP) program addresses the escalating demand for specialist writing and editing skills in all fields, channels, media, and genres within both traditional and new media. An accelerating international focus means enhanced employment prospects for graduates.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCWEP with a GPA or 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Same discipline is defined as a degree in English, English literature, writing, journalism, communication, art history, history, law and other relevant fields from the humanities and social sciences.

Additional application information

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio with their application for enrolment and demonstrate an appropriate standard to the satisfaction of the program director.

To satisfy the requirement for "same discipline" a minimum amount of content in that discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study, or approximately 30% of program content including a mix of introductory and advanced courses.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCArts or GDipArts in a relevant field with a GPA of 4.5; or

GCWEP with a GPA or 4.5; or

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4.5 plus two years relevant professional experience (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Same discipline is defined as a degree in English, English literature, writing, journalism, communication, art history, history, law and other relevant fields from the humanities and social sciences.

Additional application requirements

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio with their application for enrolment and demonstrate an appropriate standard to the satisfaction of the program director.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 093732E

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing

To complete the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain 24 units from the MWEP course list, comprising:
- 2 units for Part A; and
- 6-8 units from Part B (which must include WRIT7005); and
- remainder from Part C

Refer to program rules for further details.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing.

Program Rules for the Master of Writing, Editing and Publishing

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: