RMIT University

    RMIT University
    World Rank: 301–350thth by Times Higher Education
    Established on: 1887

    RMIT University (RMIT) is a public research university in Melbourne, Australia, established in 1887. It became a public university in 1992 and currently has over 95,000 higher and vocational academics, making it Australia’s leading dual-sector education establishment. RMIT's main campus is in Melbourne's city centre, on the northern boundary of the historic Hoddle Grid.

    Programs are available at four academic colleges and sixteen academic schools.

    Academic schools

    • Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain
    • Architecture and Urban Design
    • Art
    • Business and Law
    • Computing Technologies
    • Design
    • Economics, Finance and Marketing
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Fashion and textiles
    • Health and Biomedical Sciences
    • Global, Urban and Social Studies
    • Management
    • Media and Communication
    • Property, Construction and Project Management
    • Science

    Academic colleges

    • College of Business and Law
    • College of Design and Social Context
    • College of Vocational Education
    • STEM College

    Why choose RMIT?

    • A global university: The university features three campuses in Melbourne, two campuses in Vietnam, a centre in Spain, an Indonesian representative office, and programs provided through Asian and European partners.
    • You’ll learn from the best: You may meet specialists in your field at RMIT. Industry mentors and joint projects enable graduates to develop abilities that make employers sit up and take notice. You may also use its startup accelerator to turn a concept into something world-changing. Entrepreneurship opportunities at RMIT can educate you on building a firm or selling ideas to investors.
    • Hands-on and practical learning: The opportunities for internships, placements, and work experience enable its students to apply theoretical concepts into practice alongside some of the world’s leading organizations. Whether you're a communication student working with a mandate from an actual client, a media student working in a film studio, a business student interning in a company, or an engineering student creating a machine, you'll gain skills that directly connect to the demands of your profession. 
    • International excellence: RMIT is a QS 5-Star rated university regarded as one of the world's finest universities, with a strong research record and cutting-edge facilities and infrastructure.

    University Rankings

    RMIT University is a prestigious public university in Melbourne, Australia. It is positioned 190 in the QS World University Rankings.

    University Highlights

    University Type


    Established Year

    Founded in 1887, became a public university in 1992

    Number of Courses

    135 undergraduate & 145 postgraduate

    Tuition Fees

    $30000 - $45000 per year


    Feb & July

    Main Intakes

    The main intakes for higher education programs are in February and July.


    • Australia Awards Scholarships: The Australian Government funds prominent international scholarships and fellowships known as Australia Awards. The amount of the scholarships and prizes varies per nation. However, they may cover full tuition expenses and a stipend.
    • Pathway to Victoria Scholarship: The entire amount of the scholarship is AU$2,500, which will be deposited into the RMIT student account following the census date of the first route program for tuition payments.
    • Future Leaders Scholarship: This scholarship is available to overseas students from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, or Pakistan who will begin their Bachelor's or Master's by Coursework degree at RMIT. It provides a 20% tuition price discount for the duration of the program specified in your offer letter.

    Application Process

    Applicants can apply for admission to the college in two ways: online through the college website or by an education agent.

    Documents required for Admission

    1. Academic Documents
    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th-grade

             For Masters, include the following:

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor Degree in 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    1. IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    2. Passport
    3. Work Experience (if any)
    4. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
    5. Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    6. College Recommendation (if a current student)

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    Social Work, Education & Journalism




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    What are the fees to study at the college?

    The costs depend upon the courses you apply for. The tuition can range from $30000 to $45000 per annum.

    Can I work part-time as a student in Australia?

    Yes, you can work for 40 hours per fortnight during semester sessions and unlimited during semester break. This is to ensure that you are focused on your studies.

    Where is the university located?

    RMIT's main campus is in Melbourne's city centre.

    What are the main intake dates?

    There are two-semester intakes. They are in February and July.

    Is it necessary for me to satisfy language requirements?

    Yes, the candidate must meet the language standards outlined above in the section on language requirements. IELTS, TOEFL, & PTE tests are recognized.

    Does the University provide scholarships to international students?

    Yes, the university does provide scholarships to international students. For more info, see the scholarship section of the article.

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