Diploma Of Professional Writing And Editing

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  • Objectives
    This qualification is suitable for those looking to further their writing and editing skills, or to pursue a career in the professional writing and editing industry. It builds upon the Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing.
  • Entry requirements
    Satisfactory completion, or near completion, of the Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing (21674VIC).
  • Academic title
    Diploma Of Professional Writing And Editing
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas      

    Core Study Areas - Industry Overview, Project Management, Culture and Creativity

    Electives 2008 (3 drawn from) - Novel, Public Relations Writing, Writing Popular Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, and Writing for Young Adults.

    Other Electives (Available in Alternate Years) - Poetry, Short Story, Writing for Children, Journalism, Literature for Writers, and Screenwriting.

    Where     • Bendigo (City Campus)

    Duration Options

    This course can be studied part time or full time. Classes run both during the day and in the evening. Full time students will need to attend some evening classes.

    Selection Process    
    • Individual Interview
    • Assessment of Folio

    Employment Opportunities    

    Upon successful completion of this qualification graduates will be eligible for employment in a number of fields, including publishing, editing, journalism, freelance writing, corporate writing, public relations, advertising, fiction, etc.

    Further Study Options    

    Articulation arrangements are in place for 2008 between BRIT's PWE courses and La Trobe University Bendigo's Bachelor of Arts. Many former students have also been given credits at other major Australian Universities.


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    BSBSBM401A     Establish Business And Legal Requirements
    CUECOR01B      Manage Own Work And Learning
    CUSADM03A      Manage a project
    CUSRAD02A      Conduct research
    CUVCOR04A      Originate Concept For Own Work And Conduct Critical Discourse
    CUVCOR13A      Research And Critically Analyse History And Theory To Inform Artistic Practice
    VBP553             Refine writing and editing techniques

    Recognition of Prior Learning    

    Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.

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