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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDPB 202</span>

CDPB 202 Substantive and Stylistic Editing


Certificate Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CDPB 102
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $784.32* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course is for people interested in substantive editing, or the restructuring and improvement of book-length manuscripts for publication. Emphasis will be on gaining experience in the techniques of editing non-fiction and novels, but a full range of editorial topics will be covered, including how to assess manuscripts and acquire books; techniques for stylistic or line editing; editor-author relationships; scheduling; agents; research and permissions; and the editor's role in most aspects of the publishing process.

Note: Students with experience in editing may be admitted by permission of the coordinators.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.12 Sep 2017 - 12 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet15 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.16 Jan 2018 - 17 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 07 May 2018-28 Jul 2018

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