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- Melbourne, Australia
- University type: Public
- Rank: 299
Program types Master's degrees, Diplomas, Doctorates, Bachelor's degrees, Postgraduate diplomas, Associate degrees, Postgraduate certificates
Programs total 339
Acceptance rates -
International Students 16327
Study abroad at RMIT University
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. It has an international reputation for practical education and outcome-driven research, and offers programs in areas including Art and Design, Architecture, Education, Engineering, Development, Computer Science and Information Systems, Business and Management, and Communication and Media Studies.
The University has three campuses in Melbourne, which feature award-winning buildings, industry-standard facilities and modern technology. RMIT campuses have purpose built lecture theaters, studios, classrooms and specialist spaces to support your learning and teaching activities. They continually improve the design and sustainability of their buildings and facilities to create the best learning environment for you.
It’s located in a city that has been regularly ranked as the most livable cities in the world, as well as the friendliest city and the second best for students.
Why study here?
- Highly ranked
5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education
- Good employability
Ranked 8th in Australia for graduate employability
- Great location
Melbourne regularly ranked the most livable city in the world
- Mentor program
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Life as an international student
RMIT have many programs and services to help you meet the challenges of settling into a new country and making the most of your time there.
'Mates at RMIT' is a peer-mentoring program that allows new students to connect and communicate with current students. Your mentor will be able to help you when you first arrive and can offer guidance during your first semester and help you access services to manage your studies.
You will also have opportunities to participate in activities and events and meet other international and local students. There are over 100 clubs and organisations available for you to join and make the most of your time outside of the classroom.
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Fees and funding
RMIT offers a range of scholarships to commencing international students across all fields of study.
Undergraduate Tuition - AUS$10,500 - 67,200 / year (US$7,490 - 29,240 / year)
Postgraduate Tuition - AUS$30,720 - 67,200 / year or program (US$18,487 - 47,970 / year or program)
International Excellence Scholarship (only 36 available) of 20% tuition fee reduction
- Achieve an overall 70% or equivalent in last completed qualification
Deadlines for applications: February Semester - January 15 July Semester - May 31
124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Melbourne City campus is located in the cosmopolitan heart of the “world’s most liveable city” and is surrounded by public transport, restaurants, cafes, theatres, galleries and parks.
20 minute drive
Visa requirements for RMIT University
Many international students will require a visa to study in Australia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.Australia student visa requirements