This information will assist you to review your eligibility and to prepare your application for Masters by Research or PhD at RMIT University.
Research programs are offered at two levels: masters and doctorate. The duration to complete a doctorate is 4 years full time and masters by research is 2 years full time on average (or the equivalent part-time).
We also offer a range of tuition fee and stipend scholarships to support you through to the completion of your Graduate Research Degree.
Download the PowerPoint presentation (PDF 692 KB 20p) from the 2018 Scholarship Information Sessions held on 28 September 2017. Note PDF is available for download only until 31 October 2017.
Step 1. Important dates and information
Your application will go through the admission to candidature and/or scholarship selection process once submitted.Step 1. Important dates and information
Step 2. Entry requirements
RMIT admits applicants on the basis of their demonstrated capacity to conduct independent research.Step 2. Entry requirements
Step 3. Identify your research topic
All applicants should have a proposed research topic that is aligned with at least one of RMIT's identified research strengths.Step 3. Identify your research topic
Step 4. Find a supervisory team
You must then find a supervisory team to support your applicationStep 4. Find a supervisory team
Step 5. Prepare your proposal
After finding a potential supervisory team, you must develop a research proposal.Step 5. Prepare your proposal
Step 6. Apply for admission and scholarship
Once you have secured a supervisory team to support your proposal you can apply.Step 6. Apply for admission and scholarship