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Editorial practice: Advanced copy-editing and editorial project management 728


 
Module code PUB 728
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

One of the central role players in the publishing value chain is the copy-editor,  whose tasks range from copy-editing and proofreading manuscripts, to developing budgets and schedules, and managing entire publishing projects through production. This module builds on students’ knowledge of and skills in editorial practice, including advanced copyediting, editorial and production project management. The module also focuses on theory of editorial practice, including editorial approaches and policies.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Information Science
Period of presentation Semester 1 and Semester 2

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