PUB4008 - The Professional Editor
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Dr David Dunstan and Nick Walker
City (Melbourne) First semester 2008 (Day)
The professional editor plays a central role in the productive and creative operations of a publishing house. He, or she, sets or maintains editorial and production standards and is largely responsible for the day to day management of major publishing projects (including complex electronic publications), the publishing program and the editorial and production team. This unit will concentrate on developing a sound understanding of the broader responsibilities and professional concerns of the editorial manager.
Upon completion of this subject student have acquired
Essay (1750 words): 40%
Two hours per week plus site visitations and guest lecturers.
Normally undertaken as part of the Graduate Certificate in Professional Editing with PUB 4020 and PUB 4007