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WRT3114 Writing and Editing
Credit Points: 15

This unit helps students to develop professional skills in writing, editing and proofreading. Students study elements of grammar and style, as well as approaches to revision, by completing a range of in-class exercises, including peer editing and manuscript appraisal. Students practise writing for a specific publication, taking account of content and genre requirements, house style, and submission guidelines. The unit also develops students' awareness of some social, cultural, legal, and ethical issues relevant to writing, editing, and publishing.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAACZCreative Services Major
MIAAHREditing and Publishing Minor
MIAAHQProfessional Writing Minor
DMAAAAPsychology and Writing Double Major
MAAAEVWriting Major
MIAAHPWriting Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014