Our teaching areas

RMIT's flexible and specialised programs give you plenty of options from biology to chemistry, maths and physics, to computer science, information technology and geospatial sciences.

Applied science

RMIT's applied science programs give you the flexibility and freedom to shape your own path, offering the opportunity to explore a broad range of scientific disciplines at all levels of study.

Biotechnology and biological sciences

RMIT's bioscience programs focus on practical applications through an emphasis on lab and fieldwork. Our teaching and research is supported by well-equipped facilities and strong industry connections.


Gain a thorough grounding in chemistry at RMIT with programs that strongly feature laboratory practice and industry experience.

Computer science

With an emphasis on programming and software development, RMIT offers study streams in big data, mobile computing, security, cloud computing, web systems, games, and application programming.

Environmental science

Environmental science at RMIT is multidisciplinary, encompassing biology, chemistry, geology, hydrology, meteorology and physics. Our practical programs give you the skills to make real world change.

Food science and technology

Studying food science and technology at RMIT gives you plenty of practical experience, thanks to our strong links with major food industry companies, and our well-equipped laboratories.

Games and interactive media

Develop your digital art and design talents to create characters, environments and worlds for platforms such as computers, consoles and mobile devices.

Information and security

RMIT's bachelor and master degrees cover data security and system enhancements, cryptography, systems auditing and other technical and management skills for a range of industries.

Information technology

RMIT's programs let you design systems and solutions that use technology to meet the needs of the user. Work in areas including app development, cloud, mobile, social media, web systems or multimedia.

Mathematics, statistics and analytics

Statistics, analytics and mathematical science at RMIT is focused on applied outcomes. With strong industry connections, we link theory to practical projects and apply these to real-world scenarios.


RMIT is at the forefront education and research in the rapidly evolving field of nanotechnology - the science and engineering of materials less than a micrometre.


Physics at RMIT combines the theoretical with the practical through interdisciplinary teaching and research, supported by collaboration with government and industry, nationally and internationally.

Software engineering

Develop your programming and software design skills, and understand the full potential of large scale and highly efficient products and systems across a range of industries.

Surveying and geospatial sciences

Surveying and geospatial science at RMIT actively engages with industry to ensure our programs meet the needs of this rapidly expanding field and our graduates are in high demand.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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