At JMC we’re all about broadening your horizons and re-imagining creative and fun ways to expand your learning. Our presence extends beyond Australia through a network of international connections, from global partnerships with universities abroad to study tours, there's an experience just waiting for you to explore.

International Study Tours

Los Angeles Film Tour

Spend two weeks immersed in Los Angeles, California USA; learn from industry professionals at workshops and lectures in conjunction with Columbia College Hollywood. Discover Hollywood with visits to film studios, theme-park visits and much more. Then return to JMC campuses to complete your unit with project-based work that you began in LA.

This unit is available to Bachelor degree students in trimesters 3 to 6.

Japan: Animation & J-Pop Tour

What better way to immerse yourself in the anime, manga or Asian pop scene than by spending two weeks in Japan learning from some of Japan's best teachers?

Bachelor Degree students enrolled in JMC Academy's Animation, Game Design and Design (Visual Communication) programs, and Music and Songwriting programs, have the amazing opportunity to enrol in a two week study tour in Tokyo and Osaka.

Students will participate in Anime and Manga Creation classes at the Tokyo Design Technology Centre and Osaka Animation College. Students will then continue with a 12-week special project on campus in Australia, which is based on a single project topic of the student’s choice that is then developed over the length of the course.

Students will participate in J-Pop classes and workshops at the Tokyo School of Music and Osaka School of Music. Students will then continue with a 12-weeks special project on campus in Australia. Students will be supervised and will work with the supervisor to complete the final project.

International Writers Camp, Haarlem Conservatory of Music (Netherlands)

Each year a select group of JMC Music and Audio students are invited to participate in the International Writers Camp at the Haarlem Conservatory of Music, just outside Amsterdam.

The International Writers Camp brings together student writers, producers and musicians from around the world, to spend an intensive week writing, recording, and producing songs for current artists. Students get to collaborate with other writers from across the globe, writing to specific briefs which will then be pitched to producers and artists from major labels like BMG/Talpa, Warner Chappell, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, CTM Publishing, and Armada Music.

Student Exchange Program

Fontys Academy for Creative Industries

JMC Academy offers the opportunity for students to spend one trimester abroad at Fontys University Academy for Creative Industries (ACI) in Tilburg, Netherlands. As part of the exchange, JMC Academy receives Fontys University ACI students in February each year.

The JMC exchange students study alongside others from around the world as they undertake subjects offered by the Fontys Academy for Creative Industries.Students receive subject credits that are the equivalent of one full trimester of study. All subjects are delivered in English at the Tilburg campus.

This opportunity is open to Entertainment Management, Animation, Game Design, Design (Visual Communication) and Film and TV students who have completed at least two trimesters of study at JMC. Places are limited to three students per exchange. Study abroad grants may be available.

Students interested in any of these study abroad opportunities should contact the International Services Division for further information.