You can study at an RMIT Vietnam campus for up to a year without increasing your tuition or extending your studies. RMIT Vietnam programs are equivalent to those offered at RMIT Australia and are taught in English.
RMIT Vietnam is the Asian hub of RMIT University, with two purpose built and well-equipped modern campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Cross-campus exchange involves studying at our Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi campuses for a semester or year. The programs and courses on offer at RMIT Vietnam are identical to those offered at RMIT Melbourne, and are taught in English. You'll remain enrolled as an RMIT student, paying fees and accruing HECS as usual.
You are eligible to participate in cross-campus study to RMIT Vietnam if you are an undergraduate, associate degree, postgraduate and Diploma of Languages student who has completed at least one semester (minimum 36 credit points) at the time of registration.
Vocational education students are not eligible for exchange or cross-campus study.
All exchange/cross-campus study students need to meet the following eligibility criteria:
Science, Engineering and Health
Design and Social Context
If you're currently enrolled in one of the above programs, refer to the Course guides to check which courses are offered at our Vietnam campuses. If you don't study any of the above disciplines or programs, you could use your University electives.
New Colombo Plan (NCP) mobility grants are available to support eligible RMIT students wishing to study at our Vietnam campuses.
To be eligible for NCP you must:
You'll continue to pay your domestic or international student fees to RMIT Melbourne. While on exchange you remain enrolled as an RMIT student, paying fees and accruing HECS as usual.
The RMIT Vietnam site includes detailed information on accommodation and living expenses for Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
You need to have sufficient funds to finance a semester/s overseas. You may be asked to provide evidence of your financial security when applying for your visa.
Registration for cross-campus exchange to RMIT Vietnam must be completed approximately eight months prior to the start of the Vietnam semester.
Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.