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RMIT has a reputation for excellence in high quality research and deep industry links.
RMIT University fosters excellence in research and scholarship, as it is this excellence which positions the university as Australia's premier university of technology and design.
With outstanding postgraduate research programs, strong industry links and international reach, RMIT's research has global impact.
Why a research degree?
RMIT research candidates are developing non-traditional research outputs and work ready skills for a variety of careers, benefiting from engagement with our industry partners.
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How to apply
This information will assist you to review your eligibility and to prepare your application for a research program at RMIT University.
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RMIT offers a variety of research scholarships to support candidates to pursue excellence in their research while furthering their academic and career goals.
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School of Graduate Research
The School of Graduate Research (SGR) provides leadership and support for RMIT's research training community, empowering research candidates to achieve their research goals.
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Research at RMIT Schools
When proposing a research topic and writing a research proposal, please check the school websites which outline their areas of research strength.
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