International students

Studying at RMIT

Apply today to experience life on campus and explore the possibilities that await in the heart of Melbourne, Australia’s best city for international students^. 

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Find your course

Find the right course for you. Browse bachelor, graduate, research, diploma and English programs and courses.

How to apply

Learn how to apply as an international student relocating to Australia.

Entry requirements

Learn what you have to do before you apply to RMIT, including academic score and English proficiency.

Fees and scholarships

Find fees information and see if you're eligible for a scholarship to help with living and study costs.

Important dates

Learn about important dates and application deadlines for the course that you want to study.

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Pathways to your course

Don't meet the entry requirements for your desired course? Discover alternate ways to get in.

Download the guide

Enter your details to download the RMIT Guide for International Students and register for updates on application deadlines and courses that interest you.







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Contact us for support

Our multilingual team of support staff is here to help, and can answer any questions you have about studying at RMIT as an international student in Australia. Get the latest information about study options, entry requirements, scholarships and fees, as well as assistance preparing your application. 

Why study at RMIT?

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise, based in Melbourne, the world’s third most liveable city*. 

University rankings

We're one of the world's top 140 universities**, with a reputation for practical learning, global partnerships and industry engagement*.

Industry-based learning

Industry-informed courses are at the heart of education at RMIT, helping you gain practical experience and strong employment prospects.

State-of-the-art facilities

Explore the RMIT campuses in Melbourne, Australia’s #1 city for international students^, and get a glimpse of our award-winning buildings and industry-grade facilities.

* Global Liveability Index 2023  

** QS World University Rankings 2024

^ QS Best Student Cities 2023

Learn about student life at RMIT

Chat to our students

Start a chat with a current RMIT student and get first-hand insight into what life is like as an international student in Australia. Ask about flexible learning, life on campus and more.

Practical learning

RMIT delivers practical, inclusive and hands-on learning through experiences beyond the classroom to ensure you graduate job-ready.

Extra support for international students

Whether you’re studying online or completing your course on-campus, RMIT has extra academic, social and tech support for you.

Already received an offer from RMIT?

Scam alert! Tuition fee scams

Students of Australian education institutions have been targeted by scammers claiming to be ‘agents’ from the student’s university and requesting the student transfer money to cover tuition or other fees. To avoid becoming the victim of a scam, remember: You should only ever make payments to RMIT via the formal payment methods listed on How to pay your fees and; You can always view your up-to-date fees and due dates via Enrolment Online (see above for full details) to check the validity of any fee notice or payment request you receive. If you have any questions about fees and payments, please contact Student Connect.

Ready to apply?

Follow these four steps to apply to RMIT as an international student and get the application support you need.

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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.

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torres strait flag

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.