If you’re looking for advice, information and events that are specifically for year 11 and year 12 students, we’ve got it here.
Our courses combine visual expression, and creativity with the latest technology and technique, and have been developed with the know how that comes with 50 years of providing high quality photographic education.
We know we provide a supportive specialised learning environment for you to grow, thrive and realise your career dreams
VTAC applications are now open. To apply for a Photography Studies College course, you just need to go to the VTAC link now: www.vtac.edu.au
1. If you only want to preference PSC, you can apply now directly.
2. Apply through VTAC. You will need to start a VTAC account and preference the Bachelor of Photography or Certificate IV in Photography & Digital Imaging Course in your preferences. Our friendly Future Students Team will then contact you to arrange your interview.
We do not use ATAR as any part of the admission criteria. Admission is based on a one-on-one interview with examples of your creative work (folio) and completion of Year 12.
Your folio can include work (8 to 10 images or video or backup work) you've done for either media/art/studio art/ - any one of your creative subjects in Year 11 or Year 12.
On successful completion of your interview, you will receive an ‘Early Conditional Offer’. This means that after successful completion of Year 12 VCE or equivalent, you will be made a ‘Formal Offer’ through VTAC on 21 December 2023 to take up a place at PSC for 2024.
In both our courses Bachelor of Photography & Certificate IV in Photography & Digital Imaging we accept change of preference.
Remember we don’t use ATAR for entry – you just need to have PSC in your VTAC preferences, attend an interview and present your creative work.
Interviews are available from when you finish your VCE exams or if you are doing unscored, then you can book your interview now.
During the COP period from 12 to 13 December you can talk to a Course Advisor on (03) 9682 3191 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for one on one campus tour and further information.
Book a tour of our purpose-built South Melbourne photography campus to discover our facilities and learn more about our courses.
Bachelor of Photography Information Session
Tuesday 14 November, 5:30 – 6:30pm – Attend on Campus or via Zoom
VTAC course code (Melbourne Campus): 9100191422
VTAC course code (Remote Campus): 9100291442
Join us for a campus tour, presentation, discussion and Q & A led by First Year Course Convenor, Sarina Lirosi. You'll learn what studying a Bachelor of Photography involves, the course flow, the combination of skills and knowledge that make up our course, and witness how these skills seamlessly transition into the real world.
Discover what makes our Bachelor of Photography one of the best in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, what studying with us means, how we provide a ‘space’ for you to gain the creative confidence to back yourself and why we are the Home of Photography Education.
Engage with our current students as they share their personal experiences, their photography journey and future plans.
Certificate IV in Photography & Digital Imaging Information Session
Tuesday 28 November, 5:30 – 6:30pm – Attend on Campus or via Zoom
VTAC course code (Melbourne Campus): 9100110062
Learn about how PSC delivers this unique 20-week short course.
Join us for a campus tour, presentation, discussion and Q & A led by VET Training Manager, Suzie Blake. You’ll hear about creative capture, lighting fundamentals, digital workflow, image processing and post-production, and how these areas of study can take your images to the next level – enabling you to start work in the industry or pursue further study options.
Meet some of your teachers, discover our creative campus and see our facilities.
We are student-centred, career-focused and industry-connected. We know that we provide the best-specialised learning environment for you to grow, thrive and realise your career dreams.
Studying with us means you become part of a dynamic national and international creative community. A photography and image making network that uses ideas, content and the latest technology to constantly challenge and inspire.
Our campus is the culmination of extensive international research and planning and provides a specialised contemporary learning environment with purpose built facilities.
Our lecturers are leading professionals highly respected and connected in the photography and image making industry. These connections lead to direct and work experience outcomes.
You are immersed in practical, hands-on learning environments that mirror professional practice. We provide fantastic student to teacher ratio in smaller class sizes.
Our course delivery includes interactive classes, workshops and practical participation. Both face-to-face OR real time study via Zoom provide the same level of teacher guidance and support.