JMC Academy

JMC Academy

About

As Australia’s leading and most experienced creative industries education provider, JMC Academy has been nurturing passionate creatives for over 40 years with fully accredited, industry-leading degrees and diplomas. Our unique, hands-on approach to creative education, along with our world-class facilities, inspire exploration, collaboration and innovation. With courses in Acting, Animation, Audio Engineering, Design (Visual Communication), Entertainment Business Management, Film and TV Production, Game Design and Music, JMC Academy has a study option for every kind of creative.

Co-curricular projects and programs
JMC Academy’s curriculum has been developed with a focus on emerging industry trends, professional development, collaboration, and networking. Our programs are unique in combining essential critical thinking with the project-based work and practical experience critical to industry success. JMC students from all departments have the opportunity to work together and apply their skills on collaborative projects. Our students are also able to build and apply their knowledge abroad and create global networks through our study tours and exchange opportunities.

Learn from the experts
All JMC Academy courses are designed and taught by leading and award-winning industry experts alongside academics to ensure you graduate with contemporary best practice, ready to hit the ground running as a confident creative leader of tomorrow.

World-class facilities
When you choose to study at JMC, you gain access to a wide range of world-class facilities and industry-leading software and equipment, all included in your tuition. Professional recording studios, post-production suites, digital media and animation labs, film and television studios and cameras, and an on-campus drama studio and auditorium are just some of the facilities you’ll have access to during your time with us.

Internships
Our formal internship program allows you to engage in real industry placements across established national and local companies, including major music festivals, recording studios, commercial radio and TV networks, advertising and design studios, major labels, and major sporting events.

Alumni
Explore our graduates and their creative careers at jmcacademy.edu.au/alumni.

Financial assistance
Domestic students have the option of paying tuition fees prior to the commencement of each trimester or deferring payment through FEE-HELP. To be entitled to FEE-HELP, you must be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa.

Unless applying for FEE-HELP, tuition fees are due four weeks prior to the commencement of the course. Payment for all fees is in Australian dollars and payment can be made by cash, credit card or cheque made payable to JMC Academy.

Student and campus services
Located in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, JMC campuses in are based in the most creative, culturally diverse inner-city precincts. All campuses are situated close to entertainment venues, design studios and galleries and are easily accessible by public transport. The Sydney campus is in a purpose-built, three-level campus in Ultimo, within the central Sydney education hub.

JMC provides state-of-the-art equipment and facilities at each campus, including professional recording studios, surround sound mixing, digital and analogue recording consoles, post-production suites, digital media and animation labs, film, television and rehearsal studios, on-campus auditoriums, green screen studios, digital editing suites and professional cameras and lighting.

Accommodation
Accommodation is not available on campus, however International Services can refer international students to suitable accommodation options that are close to the campus.

Student support
JMC provides free counselling and academic assistance to all students throughout their journey. Services include library research assistance, ESL support, exam preparation, career development, academic writing and study skills, time and stress management and much more. In addition to the existing counselling services available, students can access the TalkCampus app, which provides free 24/7 instant online support for your mental health.

To support international students with their studies, JMC provides a foundation course before studies commence, plus orientation guides, academic support staff and counsellors, and ongoing English language support.

For admission into a Diploma or Undergraduate Certificate course at JMC Academy, domestic applicants must:

  •  Be at least 17 years of age, and
  • Complete an Application Form, and
  • Complete an interview, and
  • Provide evidence of meeting one of the following requirements:
    • Year 12 (Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of
      Education) or equivalent, or
    • A qualification at Certificate III level or above, or
    • Work and life experience that demonstrates the ability
      to undertake study at the required level.

For admission into a Bachelor course at JMC Academy, domestic applicants must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age, and
  • Complete an Application Form, and
  • Complete an interview, and
  • Provide evidence of meeting one of the following
    requirements:

    • Year 12 (Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of
      Education) or equivalent, or
    • A qualification at Certificate IV level or above, or
    • Work and life experience that demonstrates the ability to
      undertake study at the required level.

For more information about interviews, auditions and creative portfolios, visit the JMC website.
Alternative entry requirements into undergraduate programs for domestic students
Applicants for alternate entry into a Diploma or Undergraduate Certificate course must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age, and
  • Complete an Application Form, and
  • Complete an interview, and
  • Have completed a relevant JMC Academy Certificate III program.

On successful application for alternate entry, students will be allocated to the diploma course, which forms the first two trimesters of the degree program. Upon completion of the required 48 credit points of study for the award of the diploma, students may subsequently articulate into the relevant bachelor degree.
Applicants for alternate entry into a Bachelor course must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age, and
  • Complete an Application Form, and
  • Complete an interview, and
  • Have completed a relevant JMC Academy Diploma
    program.

For more information about interviews, auditions and creative portfolios, visit the JMC website at jmcacademy.edu.au/study-at-jmc.

How to apply

Direct applications may be made via jmcacademy.edu.au/apply

Open Days in August, January and May. More information here jmcacademy.edu.au/news-and-events

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