Graduate Certificate in Writing, Editing and Publishing

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

The Graduate Certificate in Writing, Editing, and Publishing (GCWEP) program addresses the escalating demand for specialist writing and editing skills in all fields, channels, media, and genres within both traditional and new media. An accelerating international focus means enhanced employment prospects for graduates.


8 units


  • Creative writing
  • Professional writing

Standard entry requirements

A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline OR have completed post-secondary study or at least two years full-time work experience, approved by the Executive Dean. Applicants are required to submit a portfolio with their application for enrolment and demonstrate an appropriate standard to the satisfaction of the Program Director. Unless otherwise stated, the minimum amount of relevant work experience is two years full-time equivalent (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references). Relevant professional experience may include work experience in government departments, office management, corporate communications, administration, journalism, and public relations, among others. The work experience should demonstrate that the written word has been a major component of the work day.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
St Lucia International: $17,184 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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