FAQs for starting midyear

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Got questions about midyear entry requirements, application dates or online enabled learning? Your most frequently asked questions about midyear intake 2020 are answered below. 

Find what you need to know about midyear applications

As part of RMIT's flexible study options we're developing important connection points with our students that include:

  • Weekly videos to outline and recap lessons
  • Discussion with students through online collaboration tools and forums
  • Online drop-in sessions with lecturers
  • Online learning activities to demonstrate skills and receive feedback

 This means you'll get the real-life experience and vocational skills that set RMIT graduates apart.

Midyear intake 2020 is open from 1 May. The application 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.

Your application process will depend on the course you're interested in. If you know 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 application 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.

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

Many programs are offered at midyear. You can search for programs and courses here to discover which programs accept applications for midyear entry. To find out which courses are open for midyear enrolment, 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.

Every year the availability of programs offered for midyear enrolment 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. Since 1 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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Learn how to apply, as well as tips on balancing life and study, our guide will tell you what you need to know to make your midyear application.

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