JMC Academy

Master of Creative Industries

JMC Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098250E

Level of study: Masters Degrees


Focused on real-world production standards, JMC Academy’s Master of Creative Industries (MCI) will give you the freedom to explore, create and apply your skills while developing your own concept into commercial reality. It will build your creative network, strengthen your critical thinking and extend your practice.

The MCI integrates practical, creative and entrepreneurial units, designed to develop your creative skills to industry expectations and standards.

When you graduate, you will have an innate knowledge of the creative industries sector, and a highly applicable skill set, including but not limited to:

In-depth knowledge of the creative industries, specifically within your field of specialisation

The ability to successfully realise value in the creative economy

The principles of good research and the gathering and analysis of reliable data

Familiarity with the innovators, innovations and recent developments within and from the creative industries, specifically in your field of specialisation

The key principles of project design and management, as well as recent developments in business models within the sector

Technical and communication skills to analyse and evaluate the impact of technological change on the relationship between creativity and society, and, where possible, the ability to implement those changes in the design of your own project

Cognitive, creative and technical skills to investigate, critically analyse and synthesise trends in consumer tastes and consumption, technical contemporary best practice and your own production project

The cognitive, technical and creative skills to evaluate at an abstract level what the a final project might look like – based on concept development demos and extrapolation from those demos

An understanding of the business management principles required to successfully conduct your business interest within the creative industries, and specifically within your field of specialisation.

New A$3,000 grant

To help MCI students take their work to the next level, JMC has now introduced the MCI grant, which gives their students the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to A$3,000 to use towards the creation or marketing of their project!


Mindful of your work and general life commitments, the Masters of Creative Industries is available over 4 semesters. Study hours are accommodating and based outside of traditional work hours. For those who are unable to complete the Masters, a Graduate Diploma is an available exit point after the successful completion of 2 semesters.

International students may complete the program in 2 years. The program must be completed full-time in order to satisfy student visa conditions.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 23,600 Per Year Read more11,800 per semester; 47,200 for entire course
Start date: 27 February 2023
07 August 2023
Duration: 2 years Read more2 Years (4 Semesters)
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Campus

75 Grey Street
South Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

  • A completed, recognised bachelor degree (or higher) in a relevant field of study* OR
  • A bachelor degree (or higher) in an unrelated discipline plus relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with no band below 6.0) (Contact us for more information)
  • Interviews with Academic and International staff
  • A portfolio may be requested.


JMC Academy
Sydney Campus
561 Harris Street Ultimo New South Wales 2007