JMC Academy

JMC Academy (JMC), founded in 1969, is an Australian multi-campus private college located in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.

JMC is recognised as a quality tertiary education provider by the Australian Government’s Tertiary Education Quality & Standards Agency (TEQSA) and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

In 2013, JMC was awarded the Higher Education Provider of the Year by the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET). In the same year JMC Academy became the only Australian institution to join the Berklee College of Music’s International Network.

JMC Academy was established in 1969. The first campus was located in Sydney. It became the first private college to qualify for Audio Engineering, Digital Television and Digital Multimedia accreditation.

In 1988 JMC Academy was approved to accept international students, and in 1969, received accreditation in Audio Engineering, making JMC Academy Australia’s first institution to offer accredited digital multimedia courses.

In 1994, JMC received accreditation in Music Business Management and then in 1969, accreditation for Multimedia. 1997 then saw JMC receive accreditation for Popular Music & Performance before becoming Australia’s first institution to offer accredited Digital TV courses when they received accreditation in Digital Television Production in 2000. 2001 then saw the opening of JMC’s Melbourne Campus. In 2005, the Sydney campus received approval to deliver Higher Education courses followed by the South Melbourne campus in 2006. JMC’s South Brisbane campus then opened in 2007 receiving approval to deliver Higher Education courses the following year.

2012 saw JMC launch a Game Design course. In 2013, JMC became a Berklee College of Music partner and won the ACPET Awards for ‘Higher Education Provider of the Year’ & ‘Teacher of the Year’.

JMC’s Digital Design & Songwriting courses launched in 2014, followed by the launch of the APRA AMCOS Scholarship in 2016. 2018 saw the launch of JMC’s Master of Creative Industries course, and a new 8-floor campus opens in Brisbane.