Photography Studies College (PSC) is a multi award-winning tertiary photography college, located in South Melbourne, a couple of tram stops away from Southern Cross station, neighbouring the South Melbourne Markets and many creative businesses. For 50 years PSC has delivered specialised, high quality and innovative photography education, consistently producing graduates of the highest calibre and providing students with an environment in which to explore their creativity, see the world anew and give expression to what they see.
PSC has built a leading reputation for producing high quality, creative and award winning students and is the first choice for many students looking for a stimulating and career focused relevant learning experience.
PSC is a dual sector provider offering both Degree and Advanced Diploma courses. Both have been developed with the specialised know how that comes from 50 years as an innovative and experienced photographic educator.
The unique Bachelor of Photography degree course has a focus on creative practice, inquiry and reflection. It is informed by contemporary practice and theory, critical dialogue, career outcomes and engagement with the meaning of photography.
The Master of Arts Photography program, a postgraduate course in photography that is the first of its kind in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, designed to launch your career on the national and international stage.
The Advanced Diploma of Photography course ensures that the technical and conceptual skill set necessary for professional practice are built on comprehensively, from foundation to professional level.
PSC also offers Online Courses, these courses are perfect for beginners and intermediate Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop users and will help you pursue your passion for photography while fitting your busy schedule.
With a total student population of around 300 – 130 of which are Higher Education students – PSC students benefit from an intimate creative learning environment and the high quality industry specific facilities. PSC facilities include the professional photography studios, a state of the art digital imaging and printing centre, the information resource hub and continual exhibition spaces.
PSC offers an excellent student to teacher ratio. Our students learn with some of the best in the creative industries – qualified professionals who constantly bring their current practice, commitment to great educational outcomes and expertise to the classroom. These dedicated teachers are an important factor in the high quality and innovation of the work produced by students.
A well-established mentor program linking students to respected photographers and artists provides the opportunity to forge ongoing industry links and networks, and provide a sound basis for quality career outcomes.
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