Foundation Studies - Science, Engineering and Technology - Standard

RMIT University

This program prepares international students for entry and further study in the areas of engineering, applied science and double degree programs in engineering/computer science. Students also have the opportunity to explore other program options including food science and technology, food engineering, biotechnology, medical radiations and related fields.

Course Fee:

International: $21,750

Entry Requirements:

Year 11 or equivalent with at least a D average; IELTS (Academic): IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0) TOEFL (Paper based): TOEFL (Paper based): minimum score of 530 (TWE 3.5) TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 71 with minimum of 17 in any sections Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE A): Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE A): minimum score of 42 (with no band less than 36); Further English language requirements apply

Subjects you can Study:

English comprehension and critical analysis; Pure mathematics; Applied mathematics; Physics; Chemistry; Computer science; Biology; General mathematics.

Study Pathways:

To pass the program and guarantee admission to a Diploma or Associate Degree or Degree program students must obtain a GPA of 1.0 or better and a minimum 50% score in English.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 1 year
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

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