Institute of Technology or PolytechnicWellington Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Te Kahui Auaha Campus
Learn the publishing process by working on real books with real publishing clients. Work as a publishing team as you gain skills in editing, project management, typesetting and publicity for print and digital media. Benefit from regular industry speakers and complete two work placements in publishing companies.
What you will learn
This highly-regarded programme is the only full-time training course for publishing in New Zealand. Developed and run in partnership with the industry, the Graduate Diploma in Publishing (Applied) is modelled on an apprenticeship. It focuses on practical experience and industry contacts.
All tutors are practitioners in the publishing industry. Students attend work placements in publishing firms. Guest speakers include publishers, print and web editors, eBook creators, designers, sales reps, publicists, booksellers and authors.
In addition, students on the programme work in groups to take a manuscript through to publication, dealing with every aspect from developing the idea to selling the product.
The programme covers: