Photography Studies College - Melbourne, Victoria

Accreditation and Governance

Photography Studies College (Melbourne) is a government registered dual sector institution, offering accredited courses in both vocational education and higher education.

Registered Training Organisation No: 0111 - Renewal of Registration
TEQSA Provider Number: 12200
CRICOS Provider No: 00257G

Our accredited courses are recognized by the Australian peak industry body for photography, the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP).

PSC domestic students undertaking full time study are eligible to apply for FEE HELP for the Bachelor of Photography or VET FEE HELP for the Advanced Diploma of Photography. PSC students are eligible for AUSTUDY.

For more information visit Centrelink's Austudy Payment webpage.

Professional membership:
Graduates of the Bachelor of Photography and the Advanced Diploma of Photography are eligible to apply for full membership of the following Australian professional bodies:

Australian Institute of Professional Photography

Advertising, Commercial and Magazine Photographers

Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance

National Association of Visual Arts



PSC has well established structures of leadership, academic governance, management and administration. The following governance structures provide quality oversight across all of the College's operations:

The Governing Council provides advice on strategy and oversight of the academic governance of the College. The Governing Council includes five external members including two senior Academic staff highly experienced in academic governance with a focus on Photography and Design. All strategic planning is undertaken with advice from the Governing Council.

Council Members: Mr Jim Davidson (Chair), Ms Julie Abramson, Dr Robin Williams, Professor Chris Ryan, Mr Phil Ingerson, Ms Julie Moss and Ms Jenny Heron.

PSC Managing Director, Julie Moss with members of the PSC Governing Council


The Academic Board oversees all academic governance. This is undertaken under delegation from the Governing Council.

Academic Board Members: Dr Robin Williams (Chair) (Robin Williams Photography), Professor Chris Ryan, Dr Les Horvat (Les Horvat Photography), Dr Laura Hougaz and Mr Jonathan Shaw - international member (Jonathan Shaw Photographic Artist) and Ms Jenny Heron.

The Course Advisory Committee is made up of photography industry experts from Australia and chaired by past AIPP president and award winning photographer, Mr Ian van der Wolde (Altered Images Photography Pty Ltd) . Other members include experts such as Mr Mark Munro (Mark Munro Photography), Mr Mark Galer (Mark Galer Photography) and Ms Sally Brownbill (The Brownbill Effect), along with former Media Arts and Entertainment Alliance organiser, Mr Pat O’Donnell. It ensures that College courses keep pace with the rapid and ongoing technology changes in the photography and digital media industries.


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Photography Studies College

65 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006
Australia: 03 9682 3191
International: 61 3 9682 3191

Courses recognised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography Photography
Studies College (Melbourne) is a division of Photography Holdings Pty. Ltd
ACN 005 525 306 | ABN 58 860 041 097 | CRICOS Provider no: 00257G | TEQSA Provider no: PRV12200 | RTO Code: 0111