The Publishing and Communications program researches current issues in the publishing industry and educates the publishers and editors of tomorrow.
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.
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.
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 Certificate in Arts
- Graduate Diploma in Arts
- Graduate Certificate in Arts (Advanced)
- Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced)
- Master of Publishing and Communications
- Master of Arts (Thesis Only)
- Master of Arts (Advanced Seminar and Shorter Thesis)
- Doctor of Philosophy – Arts
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.
Head of Program; Associate Professor of Publishing and Communications
Lecturer in Professional Practice
Lecturer in Publishing and Communications
Associate Professor of Publishing and Communications
Senior Lecturer in Publishing and Communications