Academic Editing

Academic Editing Services

The Expert Editor is Australia’s leading academic editing and proofreading service.

We help a diverse range of clients from Australia and overseas, including PhD and Master’s students with theses or dissertations, academics seeking publication in journals or books, and postgraduate and undergraduate students with essays.

The Expert Editor’s four academic services:

Each service is specifically tailored to the author and document type. However, even if your writing does not fall under one of these services, we can edit or proofread it as we are equipped to improve any academic document.

If you are unsure whether your writing requires editing or proofreading, The Expert Editor’s comprehensive guide to the difference between editing and proofreading may help you make an informed choice. Read the guide here:

Editing versus Proofreading: The Greatest Debate in the World (for Writers, Anyway!)

Great value for academics and students

The Expert Editor is a great value professional editing option for students and academics. Our online and efficient operation leads to lower prices, but does not reduce the quality of our services.

Use our Price Calculator to determine the cost of editing or proofreading your document.

You choose the return date

Students and academics often have tight deadlines for submission and we work hard to accommodate them. You can nominate a return date that suits you and the price will always remain the same.

Read more about our flexible approach to turnaround times on the Prices page.

Expertise in academic editing and proofreading

The Expert Editor has considerable experience in assisting both English as a Second Language (ESL) and native-English speaking students and academics to successfully submit and publish their work.

The academic editors on our team have strong tertiary qualifications and wide skill sets as professional editors. With a large team of editors, we have expertise in a range of academic disciplines, including many science fields, the social sciences, medicine, engineering, economics, law, psychology, and more.

As Australian editors, they also know the expectations of Australian universities for quality writing, and most importantly have the ability to help students or academics meet them.

Our editors are equally adept at British and American English.

Ethics and confidentiality

The Expert Editor complies with the guidelines set out by the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) in relation to academic editing for students. Therefore, a student can be certain that working with us will not contravene their university’s rules.

Client confidentiality is taken seriously as we understand that academic work may contain original and sensitive information. We outline the steps that have been taken to ensure client confidentiality in our Privacy Policy. We can also sign a non-disclosure agreement for extra peace of mind.