Our professional writing and editing courses will teach you to create influential copy and hone your editorial skills while you learn to work in a professional environment.

Whether you’re writing a novel, creating web content, crafting advertising copy, or developing technical manuals, you’ll learn to write with an understanding of industry laws and regulations. 

At Swinburne, we’ll give you the hands-on experience you need to craft copy that engages any audience. Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR calculator and more. 

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And see how Swinburne gives you more for your ATAR with real industry experience, state-of-the-art learning, and meaningful community and care.

  • "My course has fostered my creative and personal development over the past few years. I believe my biggest achievement at Swinburne has been the building of my professional portfolio. My tutors have genuine concern for their students and encourage us to get the most out of our university experience."

    Aziza , Studying Professional Writing and Editing

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

  • "I like engaging with people who have similar interests to me. It’s great being in this environment and learning from teachers who are experienced and supportive."

    Thomas , Studying Professional Writing and Editing

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.

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