Choose your program
RMIT offers both PhDs and Masters by Research degrees across a range of disciplines.
On average, the duration of a PhD is three to four years (or equivalent part time). A masters by research usually takes two years full time (or four years part time). International applicants on a student visa must enrol full time.
For applicants from Vietnam, the details are on the How to apply page for Vietnam.
Am I eligible?
To be eligible for admission to an RMIT University research program, you must:
- Satisfy the University’s entry requirements for research programs (see below); and
- International applicants must also meet the minimum English language requirements.
To be successful you must demonstrate capacity to conduct independent research. Places are also subject to academic supervisor and resource availability, as well as suitability of the proposed research.
A note on sanctioned countries
If you live in a sanctioned country, please apply early to allow for your application to be reviewed with respect to applicable sanctions.