Publishing and Communications

The Publishing and Communications program researches current issues in the publishing industry and educates the publishers and editors of tomorrow.

Publishing and Communications students

Publishing and Communications at Melbourne

The program combines hands-on skills development with in-depth analysis of the rapidly changing publishing industry. With expertise across the industry, academics in Publishing and Communications are researchers as well as teachers in areas including:

  • Copy and structural editing
  • Digital content creation
  • Print production and design
  • Project management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Professional communication
  • Technical writing and editing
  • Ethical and legal issues in publishing
  • Global trends in publishing

The program focuses on teaching the broad gamut of print and digital publishing and editing skills, and its own teaching press, Grattan Street Press, and a well-established internship program with direct links with over 150 local, national and international organisations.

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Featured research

Academics in the Publishing and Communications program are active researchers whose work canvasses topics such as publishing in the digital age, contemporary book culture and the power of language.

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Study with us

Our courses offer students an experience of total immersion in the vibrant field of publishing and communications, from hands-on experience editing, producing and selling books, to the opportunity to undertake a PhD in publishing studies.

Graduate coursework

Graduate research

Equip yourself with internationally recognised skills for a career in publishing or professional communications, or to engage in pertinent industry research.

Meet our Publishing and Communications staff

Academics in the Publishing and Communications program are researchers, teachers and as well as being members of industry bodies and regular participants in industry forums.

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Timothy Coronel

Subject Coordinator in Publishing and Communications
t.coronel@unimelb.edu.au
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Prof Mark Davis

Professor of Publishing and Communications
davismr@unimelb.edu.au +61383443349
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Dr Katherine Day

Lecturer in Publishing and Communications
day.k@unimelb.edu.au +61383442764
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A/Prof Beth Driscoll

Associate Professor In Publishing and Communications
driscoll@unimelb.edu.au +61390353029
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Tim Fluence

Subject Coordinator in Publishing and Communications
tim.fluence@unimelb.edu.au
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Matt Holden

Subject Coordinator in Publishing and Communications
matthew.holden@unimelb.edu.au
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Dr Sybil Nolan

Senior Lecturer in Publishing and Communications
sybil.nolan@unimelb.edu.au +61383447398

Publishing and Communications honorary staff