Course details

CRICOS course code: 096890M

Level of study: Masters Degrees


Our Master of Arts Photography program is a postgraduate course in photography that is the first of its kind in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

This flexible and intensive program will prepare you for a career as an innovative and successful photographer. You will explore photographic culture, theory and practice in a contemporary and challenging environment. If you’re interested in establishing a photographic career guided by internationally recognized photographers, our Master of Arts Photography postgraduate program is the right program for you.

The Master of Arts Photography program introduces an innovative and cutting-edge curriculum targeted at practicing photographers, graduates, professionals, curators and artists seeking the freedom to pursue their own work.

The program offers a framework that allows you to produce a significant volume of practical work.

You will develop a critical awareness of contemporary modes of presentation and distribution, applying rigorous methodologies and approaches to your ongoing practice.


The Master of Arts Photography program is designed to launch your career on the national and international stage.

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 teaching. The program is flexible enough to allow you to achieve your professional goals and expand your practice in a supportive and world-leading environment. As a Master of Arts Photography student at Australia’s number one photography college, you will join a network of international photographers, publishers, curators, festival directors and writers that will enable you to take your practice onto the world stage.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
27,400 Per Year
Read moreTotal Tuition fee: 41,100
Expected Jul 2023
Expected Aug 2023
18 months
Full time
Photography Studies College
37-47 Thistlethwaite Street
Melbourne Victoria 3205

Entry criteria

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/professional experience are also encouraged to apply.

English language proficiency: IELTS (Academic Module): Overall score 6.5; TOEFL Internet: Test score 79; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score 58; University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Total score of 175.


Photography Studies College
37-47 Thistlethwaite Street
Melbourne Victoria 3205
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