Cost effective expert editing

The following table gives an indication of an average editing and proofreading rate per 1000 words.

Words Student Academic Minimum time*
0 – 1,000 A$95 A$95 3 days
5,000 A$195 A$225 5 days
20,000 A$650 A$750 7 days
100,000 Negotiable Negotiable 14 days

Depending on the extent of the editing needs, prices vary between 2 cents/word to 6 cents/word. An average price is shown in the table below (3.25c./word for a student and 3.75 c./word for an academic).

*Please contact PhD Editor to discuss rates if your edit is urgent.

These fees are based on documents requiring a standard level of editing. They are subject to confirmation on receiving a copy of your document.

All Masters and PhD thesis editing is undertaken in line with your university’s guidelines for professional editing.

Apply for editing quote

Submit a sample of your work (five pages), and it will be returned it to you as a free test edit with a quotation for the cost of the full edit. Please include the total word count for the document and the time frame you need the work completed in.

This allows you to see an example of what your edited work will look like, and allows PhD Editor to assess what level of editing is necessary.

Click here to submit your document.