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Book Production and Publishing Business - MECO6917

Year - 2018

The unit offers core skills in the book production process, including costings, contracts, printing, distribution, digital archiving, repurposing and marketing. Additionally, it offers a socio-historical analysis of the role of publishing in cultural formation. Students enrolled in this unit will inherit the page proofs from MECO6916 for production into book form. The book will be published by Sydney University Press in a small print run in traditional format with further copies available via print-on-demand.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x3000wd Class presentation and submission of reprint project (production schedule, budget including justification, sales and marketing campaign outline, and dummy copy of a reprint title done in groups of 5-7) (45%), 1x3000wd Essay on a set topic, or on a topic of the student's own choice (to be approved by lecturer) (45%), attendance and participation (10%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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