FAQs for starting midyear

Find what you need to know about midyear applications

Not at all. If the program is open for application, the program structure allows you to commence at midyear. This also means if the program is three years in duration, you may finish midyear in three years' time instead of at the end of the year. 

Midyear intake opens from 1 May each year and the deadline for timely applications is 31 May. Applications will continue to be accepted for some programs after this date, however they are subject to close at any time after the official application deadline.

Many programs are offered at midyear. You can search for programs and courses here to discover which programs accept midyear applications. To find out which courses are open midyear select your interest area (eg. business), and then select the program you are interested in studying. By clicking on the Apply button you will see if there is a midyear intake in July. 

Your application process will depend on the course you're interested in. If you know what which course you want to apply for you can search for it here, and then click the Apply button once you're on the page. The apply page for each course contains information about midyear intake dates, entry requirements and what you need to start the application process.

To find out general information about applying for certificates, diplomas and degrees, as well as postgraduate applications, visit our Student Application page. You will find step-by-step application guides for domestic and international students, as well as helpful videos. 

Every RMIT program has its own specific set of entry requirements during the admissions dates. To be selected you need to meet the entry requirements as outlined on the program page as part of the application assessment. You can find out more about entry requirements here.

No, you can find all of the relevant dates and course information here. You can also find information about changing institutions in our step-by-step guide. Download the guide(PDF)  to learn how to switch institutions and study at the speed of change in Melbourne.

The timetable for our programs will not be finalised until applications have closed. However, as a student you will be able to access and manage your timetable by logging into the RMIT myTimetable system to select your classes. You can find more FAQs about timetabling here. 

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program. You can find more information on how to apply for credit here.

As long as you meet the minimum entry requirements for a program you are eligible to apply. 

This means this program has limited positions and is only available to current RMIT students or recent graduates.

Some programs only take applicants with advanced standing at midyear. This means you must have already completed a certain amount of time or have completed tertiary qualification in the same or relevant discipline. To find out more about opportunities to transfer from one RMIT program to another, or how previous study may be acknowledged, visit our Pathways page

Every year the availability of programs offered midyear changes depending on a number of variables. If your program is not available during the offer dates then you can apply for any other program that is available, or apply again for Semester 1 from August.

Yes. Since1 January 1 2019 eligible students have not been required to pay tuition fees for 40 non-apprenticeship courses, state-wide. The requirement for enrolling in a course that is a higher qualification than one you have already completed is also currently being waived for all vocational education programs at RMIT University. For more information visit our Free TAFE page.

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