RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA - ADMISSION

Melbourne, VictoriaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1887Established Year
  32151Enrollment

RMIT University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

RMIT University enrols approximately 12,000 international students from more than 100 countries every year. The university accepts applications twice a year. RMIT offers offline as well as online courses. Scholarships generally open between the months of August and October.

  • The percentage of international students enrolling at RMIT has increased from 17.6% (2016) to 19.7% (2017)
  • Applicants can also fill up prior learning forms to apply for credits.
  • There is also an option for late enrollment on the basis of spaces available.

Highlights

Application PortalOnline Application
Application FeeFor all applicants: AUD 100
For Indian applicants: No fee
GPA RangeVaries as per the Programme
TOEFL (Paper Based)580
IELTS (General)Not accepted
IntakeFall and Spring
ScholarshipsYes, available

RMIT University Application Deadlines

Here are the deadlines for courses offered at RMIT University:

  • Undergraduate, Vocational Education and Honours Programme; Postgraduate and Honours Programme:- December 1

RMIT University Undergraduate Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for UG courses differ according to different courses.

  • Official transcripts, graduation certificates, scores, C.V, Reference letters and any other document as prescribed by the programme
  • Submit and complete the online application along with the required documents.

The following table will help with the specific requirements for a few Undergraduate Courses

CourseAcademic Requirements
Bachelor of Landscape Architectural DesignSuccessfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 70% average; Submit a portfolio that contains a variety of your personal work in art, design or media relevant to the program/s you are applying for.
Bachelor of Biomedical ScienceSuccessfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average; Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics IN High School;
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Honours)Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline;
Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)Successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average; Mathematics and one of Geography or any Science in High School;
Associate Degree in Professional Writing and EditingSuccessfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 60% average; You may be required to attend a folio presentation and/or an interview, either in person or via phone/video call;

English Language Requirements for International Students

The English language requirements are fairly simple. The following table provides the general range of accepted scores. To know the programme specific scores one must check the programme requirements.

TestUndergraduate and Postgraduate
IELTS (Academic)6.5 (no band less than 6.0)7.0 (no band less than 6.5)7.5 (no band below 7.0)8.0 (no band below 7.5)
TOEFL (Paper Based Test)580 (TWE* 4.5)600 (TWE* 5.0)Not applicableNot applicable
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - iBTOverall score 79 (with a minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)Overall score 94 (with a minimum score of 19 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 24 in Writing)Overall score 102 (with a minimum score of 24 in Reading, 24 in Listening, 23 in Speaking and 27 in Writing)Overall score 110 (with a minimum score of 27 in Reading, 27 in Listening, 24 in Speaking and 29 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A))58 (no communication band less than 50)65 (no communication band less than 58)72 (no communication band less than 65)79 (no communication band less than 72)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)176 with no less than 169 in any component185 with no less than 176 in any component191, with no less than 185 in any component200 with no less than 191 in any component
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)176 with no less than 169 in any component185 with no less than 176 in any component191 with no less than 185 in any component200 with no less than 191 in each component

Visa Process for International Students

For applying for a Student Visa the applicant must have the offer letter to study at RMIT. Additionally, if you are a student who is below 18 years of age at the time of Visa application you must have the approval of welfare arrangements. The following are the things to keep in mind while applying for a student visa.

  • You must be a temporary entrant into the country.
  • Submit the English language proficiency scores
  • Sufficient financial capacity to be able to live in the country and manage education.
  • Health Insurance Cover which is the Overseas Student Health Cover
  • The applicant must be registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).
  • The programme must be a full-time study programme and no more than 25% can be studied online.
  • Based on your country of origin, you can apply for a student visa on the Department of Home Affairs website.
  • The time and cost for the student visa can be got on the Home Affairs website and should be followed precisely.

Additional Information to Defer Admission

If an applicant is unable to provide evidence that the deferral is based on compelling circumstances before the last date to enrol, they will be reported to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA). This can affect an applicant’s student visa.

RMIT University Graduate Admission Requirements

Apart from the general admission requirements, there are specific requirements as per the programme selected. The following table states all the specific requirements:

CourseAcademic Requirements
Master of Energy Efficient and Sustainable BuildingA Bachelor degree in technology, engineering, management, architecture or design; Significant work related to energy efficiency, sustainability or building and construction; Experience of a minimum of three years of experience in middle to upper management roles that related to energy efficiency, sustainability or building and construction; Submit CV; A statement that details your experience
Master of Justice and CriminologyA bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification; Significant relevant work experience; CV and Personal statement detailing your experience.
Master of Business Information TechnologyA bachelor’s degree in any discipline and a minimum of three years full-time equivalent management experience; a C.V
Executive Master of Business AdministrationA bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution; GMAT overall minimum score of 600; Evidence of a minimum of three years full-time equivalent work experience in a management role with supervisory responsibilities; curriculum vitae (CV) A personal statement (maximum 500 words); Submit two Referee recommendations either from your supervisor or from a professional peer.
Master of AnalyticsA bachelor degree in any discipline; Have at least 10 years of work experience in analytics, statistics, operations research, economics, finance, logistics, marketing, supply chain management, engineering (management), information technologies, information security, computer science or a relevant discipline.

The application process for RMIT varies a lot. Applicants are suggested to be attentive and careful while filling up the application.

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