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Local editing and proofreading courses
Our Society runs courses in copy editing and proofreading from time to time: see the News page.
While we do not endorse other courses, some universities offer post-graduate courses. The list below includes only courses which do not require attendance at an interstate campus.
- University of Southern Queensland offers Graduate Certificate and Masters programs in Editing and Publishing both of which can be studied online, with no attendance requirement.
- Macquarie University offers a Graduate Certificate in Editing and Electronic Publishing.
Australian Publishers’ Association courses
The APA runs a range of courses relevant to editors (most often in Melbourne and Sydney). For more information, including how to book, visit the Australian Publishers Association website.