Domestic and International applications are now open for our 18-month full-time Master of Arts - Photography program
This program has an innovative and cutting-edge curriculum targeted at photographic practitioners from diverse backgrounds and is taught in an immersive environment, and delivered across three semesters. The program's delivery model is designed around blocks of study and ongoing, regular sessions over an 18-month period. With intensive periods of seminars, workshops, lectures and labs, the program is designed to produce results in a supportive and rigorous environment. As Master of Arts Photography students, you will be taught and supervised by Australia's leading photographers, artists, academics, curators, writers & publishers. You will also be mentored by one of our international mentors drawn from the world's leading photo agencies, galleries, and publishers.
The Master of Arts - Photography is flexibly designed to embrace and adapt to change whilst providing a stable base that establishes a platform for a personal and detailed exploration of photographic culture, theory and most importantly, practice. The program creates a framework for students to produce a significant volume of practical photographic-based work with an informed approach to its production and a critical awareness of contemporary modes of presentation and distribution.
Details of the program's content is available in the MA Photography Guide available on this page.
The MA Photography is designed to launch your career on the national and international stage. You will be taught and mentored by leaders in the field, covering a broad spectrum of practices and professional outcomes.
The program will prepare you for professional careers in photography and the broader creative arts industries including roles in multimedia, journalism, photographic publishing, curatorial and project management, academia and in teaching photography. The program is flexible enough to allow you to achieve your professional goals, and expand your practice in a supportive and world-leading environment.
Becoming a student on the MA Photography at Australia's number one photography college also means you will join a network of international photographers, publishers, curators, festival directors and writers that will enable you to take your practice onto a world stage.
All applicants will complete a Master of Arts Photography Application Form
The form will require:
International applicants should refer to the PSC International Student Guide for detailed information.
The application form (in addition to the above) will ask for:
For entry into the Master of Arts Photography, applicants must meet specific academic and/or professional entrance requirements. Applicants should normally possess a Bachelor with Honours or Bachelor Degree qualification or equivalent.
Applicants without formal qualifications but with significant experiential learning or professional experience in photography, visual arts, communication, media studies, fine art, art history, art theory, journalism, film, interactive arts, television, moving image or other related and diverse areas are also encouraged to apply.
PSC is located in the heart of the Melbourne's Arts precint.
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