English language providers

Information about approved English language providers.

RMIT Training and RMIT Vietnam School of English & University Pathways are RMIT’s preferred English language providers.

Students studying at RMIT Training can meet RMIT English requirements by completing the required module listed below no more than 24 months prior to the RMIT program commencement date.

Students may also meet RMIT English language requirements by completing an English language program from an RMIT approved English language centre (please see table below).

The completion of the English program must be no more than 24 months prior to the RMIT program commencement date.

Please note that where an applicant has achieved more than one form of English language proficiency, only the most recent achievement will be considered in the admission decision.

Minimum English language requirements may differ between programs at the same study level. Applicants are strongly advised to confirm the minimum English requirements required for their preferred program in the Entry Requirements section of the program summary information which you will find in our Study with us section. 

Applicants are still required to meet the minimum program requirements of their preferred program.

Indicative Minimum Scores for Study Level

Minimum English proficiency scores may differ between programs at the same level 

RMIT Level of Study IELTS Score RMIT English Worldwide RMIT SEUP Hawthorn English Language Centre Monash University English Language Centre UTS Academic English Program - AE
VCE/Foundation studies/Vocational studies IELTS (Academic) overall 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Upper Intermediate certificate English for University - Upper Intermediate certificate  English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 with a minimum result C  

VCE/Foundation studies: Monash English E5 / Upper Intermediate

Vocational Education (including DP003): Monash English Bridging for Diploma Part 1

Academic English Level 3 (AE3)
 Associate Degree (diploma/certificate) IELTS (Academic) overall 6.0  (no band less than 5.5) English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced certificate English for University – Pre Advanced certificate IELTS Preparation with a minimum result C. Monash English Bridging for Diploma Part 2 Academic English Level 4 (AE4)
 Higher education (undergraduate/postgraduate) IELTS (Academic) overall 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Plus certificate English for University – Advanced  certificate Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP) with a minimum result of C Monash English Bridging for University – Standard or Advanced 
Academic English Level 5 or 6 (AE5 or AE6)
 Higher education (undergraduate/postgraduate) IELTS (Academic) overall 7.0 (no band less than 6.5) Not available Not available Not available Monash English Bridging for University – Advanced Plus postgraduate
Academic English Level 6 (AE6)

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