Certificate in Editing and Proofreading

Certificate in Editing and Proofreading

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Online & Correspondence
600 Hours

Certificate in Editing and Proofreading BWR005

Proof readers and editors work both as:

  • freelance contractors running their own business from home;

  • in house staff; employed by book or magazine publishers, printers, newspapers, broadcast media and other enterprises.

This certificate is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to work as a freelance editor or proof reader; or seek employment in the media.

You will be mentored by a team that includes experienced media professionals, journalists, authors and editors; led by principal John Mason, a former editor for four national magazines.

  • Many of the teaching staff have worked in the publishing industry. As a Learning Cloud student, you have full support from these professionals to not only help you with your studies but also advise and guide your career development.

  • Our unique online student magazine offers opportunities to get hands on experience with publishing; which can help you get over that first hurdle in order to get a start in this industry.

Core Modules:    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Editing and Proofreading.

  •      Editing I (Editing and Proofreading) BWR106
  •      Editing II BWR302
  •      Editing III (Editing for Specialists & Professionals) BWR307
  •      Editing Practice BWR305

Elective Modules:    In addition to the core modules, students study any 2 of the following 10 modules.

  •      Childrens Writing BWR104
  •      Creative Writing BWR103
  •      Dramatic Writing BWR110
  •      Poetry BWR109
  •      Workshop I BGN103
  •      Writing Fiction BWR105
  •      Ethics BPS217
  •      Information Security BIT203
  •      Journalism Practice I BWR203
  •      Technical Writing (Advanced) BWR301

Note that each module in the Certificate in Editing and Proofreading is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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