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RMIT University

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Overview

Overview

RMIT is a global university of technology, design, and enterprise. It is one of the world's top 250 universities and is known for its global excellence in higher education and applied research. RMIT's local and international campuses feature some of the most technologically advanced facilities in the world.

RMIT is one of the largest higher education institutions in Australia. Established in 1887, RMIT was awarded royal patronage by Queen Elizabeth II for its educational service to the Commonwealth and contribution to the war effort. RMIT remains the only higher education institution in Australia with the right to use the prefix ''Royal'' and the Monarchy's coat of arms.

Since being granted formal university status in 1992, RMIT has risen to be 18th in the world for universities that are less than 50 years old.

RMIT is one of Australia's top 5 universities for international exchange. It is a pioneer in international education with three campuses and two sites in Australia, two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain, and 200+ partner institutions across 42 countries.

RMIT's main campus is in the centre of Melbourne city, one of the world's top 10 most liveable cities. It is proud to be a university that welcomes diversity and different cultures.

The university boasts an impressive reputation for both teaching and research, obtaining 5 QS Stars in all categories, including teaching, innovation, employability, and research. Its research work is recognised and commended by the Australian Research Council for its quality.

RMIT specialises in practical, industry-based learning. Its industry partnerships make for dynamic courses with a focus on work-based learning. This early introduction to the working world prepares students for employment once they complete their studies. The majority of RMIT's courses include placements, internships, or work experience opportunities.

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Rankings and ratings

RMIT was recently ranked among the world's top 1% of universities by the QS University Rankings 2021. It also ranks 18th among international universities under 50 years- enjoying 5 QS Stars across all categories.

Start online, graduate on campus

RMIT offers students flexible online learning. International students can commence their studies online with extra support, and transition over to studying on-campus once borders re-open.

Industry partnerships and opportunities

RMIT is well known for its ability to work together with industry networks and communities and brings students diverse employment opportunities.

RMIT is ranked 1st in Australia for graduate employment with strong partnerships with industry including Siemens, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Boeing, Microsoft and many more to ensure the programs deliver the skills and industry opportunities.

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Teaching quality

Teaching quality

RMIT specialises in industry-based, practical learning to equip students with the experience that make employers take notice, including innovative programs taught by leaders in their chosen fields.

A transformative experience

RMIT is one of Australia's premier universities for international exchange, and has connections spread across the globe – from its campuses in Melbourne and Vietnam, to over 200 partner institutions and industry connections over Asia, Europe, and North America.

Skills-based education

Students at RMIT graduate with world-leading technical skills and a deep understanding of the current industry practices. RMIT specialises in industry-based, practical learning with most courses offering internships, placements, or work experience opportunities.

International excellence

RMIT is a an internationally leading university and a QS 5-star rated institution. With a strong research record and world-class facilities, it equips students with the skills they need to succeed. The qualifications from RMIT give students the knowledge and skills to make them employable across the world.

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Department structure

Department structure

RMIT's study programs are offered across four academic colleges and 19 academic schools.

College of Business and Law

The College of Business and Law delivers engaging and industry relevant education. It is well known for its applied research and is among the largest business schools in the Asia-Pacific region. It comprises six schools offering programs from traineeship to PhD levels.

College of Design and Social Context

The College of Design and Social Context teaches programs in architecture, art, design, education, fashion, media and communication, property management and social studies. Students can study these programs across RMIT schools from three Melbourne campuses. Studies are designed to meet personal, professional, and vocational needs with a focus on academic excellence and employment outcomes.

STEM College

The STEM College comprises of four schools across Melbourne's City and Bundoora campuses, offering programs that range from certificates through to PhDs in sciences, engineering, computing technologies and health and medical sciences.

Its globally recognised researchers supported by state-of the-art facilities work to address issues of global importance and concerns at local, national, and international levels.

College of Vocational Education

The College of Vocational Education offers study options in the areas of design and technology, business, media, engineering technology, art and communication, nursing, social care, myotherapy, computer science, dental studies, trades, and the built environment. High quality vocational (TAFE) courses are available as diplomas, advanced diplomas, certificates, and associate degrees.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The English for Academic Purposes program helps students prepare for their success at the university by teaching them academic language, as well as using materials suitable for the academic coursework. Students will also practice university level study skills through this program.

One of the distinctive features of this program is that it is taught utilising a task-centred approach, providing students with several opportunities to practice what they learn. It not only promotes the progress of language and academic skills, but also provides opportunities to enrich students' international experience.

Some of the entry requirements students will need to meet include:

University entry requirements

RMIT University requires students to meet the minimum language and age requirements.

Program entry requirements

Students must check program specific entry requirements. In case they do not meet these requirements, they must take up vocational education and foundation programs that offer pathway options.

Selection tasks

Students may also be required to attend an interview, submit a portfolio, and provide some more information for the pre-selection kit.

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Facilities

Facilities

RMIT's international and national campuses feature among the world's most top-notch facilities and award-winning buildings.

Explore the RMIT campus with a virtual campus tour.

Innovative campus

In 2017, the RMIT City campus invested in new student study spaces, studio facilities, better library facilities, and much more within its stunning buildings based in Melbourne's CBD.

The renovation of the City campus won multiple architecture awards and achieved the 5-star Green Star Interiors Design rating for sustainable design.

Research facilities

RMIT's focus as an international university of technology, design and enterprise is aided by a wide range of research hubs, including the MicroNano Research Facility and the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct.

Learning and teaching facilities

RMIT focuses on a student-centred and collaborative learning approach. Students benefit from its cutting-edge teaching and learning facilities such as the award-winning Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub.

Advanced media facilities

The RMIT City campus also houses the Media Precinct, featuring some of the most advanced and state-of-the-art media facilities such as 4k capable TV studios, dedicated cinemas, virtual set technologies and Australia's largest control room.

RMIT Trading Facility

RMIT Trading Facility (RTF) is one of the biggest tertiary-based facilities in Australia, located at the RMIT City campus in Melbourne's Central Business District (CBD). Equipped with live market data feed from the likes of Thomson Reuters and several financial analysis tools, RTF allows students to get real-world and practical experience in trading.

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Scholarships & funding

Scholarships & funding

RMIT offers international students a range of scholarships across all fields of study. Scholarships may be awarded based on academic achievement, the subjects taken, the region students are from, or personal circumstances. These scholarship awards help students with study costs such as fees, accommodation, textbooks, and living expenses.

Some RMIT scholarships international students can avail of include:

  • RMIT Ready Bursary
  • RMIT Foundation Studies Bursary
  • International Tuition Fee Bursary
  • STEM Scholarship for Southeast Asia
  • Future Leaders Scholarship

There are also many scholarships available for international students once they begin study at diploma, degree, certificate IV, or postgraduate (programs with coursework) levels.

Visit the RMIT website to know more about scholarships for international students.

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