RMIT University

Founded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).

Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.

RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.

RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. They also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Entry requirements for RMIT University

Bachelor degrees, associate degrees, advanced diploma, diploma, and most certificate IV courses require the successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or an equivalent level of study. Postgraduate courses usually require completion of an approved tertiary qualification from a recognised Australian tertiary institution or an equivalent qualification.

Transfering your previous study credits

Credit transfer arrangements exist between some degree courses; pathways exist between some certificate, diploma and advanced diploma and degree courses.

External study oppurtunities

All or parts of a limited number of study programs at RMIT may be offered off-campus (often referred to as Distance Learning).
Brunswick 25 Dawson Street BRUNSWICK VIC 3056
Bundoora Plenty Road BUNDOORA VIC 3083
City 124 La Trobe Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Point Cook Airfield NASMA Building, RAAF Williams Base POINT COOK VIC 3030

2018 RMIT University Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from RMIT University for 2018.
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Description The scholarship provides financial support to assist Indigenous students from rural or remote areas with costs associated with relocation to Melbourne to study at RMIT.
Eligibility The scholarship is open to commencing Indigenous Australians of low socio-economic status who are enrolled in an undergraduate bachelor course of study as full-time Commonwealth-supported students. Applicants will be given priority if they are from a rural or regional area and have not previously completed a bachelor degree or equivalent (except where it is an entry requirement for the current course). Applicants cannot previously have received this scholarship from any tertiary institution.
Annual amount $4,977
Application closing date Mid October (VTAC); End November (Non VTAC)
Support types Equity Scholarship,
Level of study Undergraduate,
Gender Co-Ed
Frequency of offer Annual
Length of support 1 years
Field of study
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Architecture
  • Psychology
  • Built Environment
  • Business & Management
  • Communications
  • Computing & Information Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Dental Studies
  • Economics
  • Education & Training
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food & Hospitality
  • General Education & Employment Skills
  • Health Services & Support
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Language & Literature
  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Personal Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sport, Leisure & Recreation
  • Surveying
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary Studies & Animal Care
  • Welfare & Community Services
  • ELICOS course

2018 RMIT University Ratings and Rankings

These ratings for RMIT University were published in The Good Universities Guide 2018. Data is sourced from graduates four months post-graduation and other public sources.

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Rating Types University Ratings Field of Study Ratings
Social Equity 12.00%
Staff Qualification 95.00%
Student Demand
L: 25% M: 70% H: 5%
Student Retention 4.00%
Student:Teacher Ratio 23:1
Learner Engagement 67.00%
Learning Resources 83.50%
Overall Experience 78.70%
Skills Development 80.00%
Student Support 67.20%
Teaching Quality 78.60%
Full-Time Employment 62.10%
Starting Salary $50,000
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