RMIT Online Credit Arrangement

Gain credit for an RMIT degree by studying online short courses

Advance your career while you study, or pick up new digital skills that will help you thrive in a global business with 100% online short courses that could lead to a university degree. 

RMIT Online and RMIT University now have a range of business courses that will allow your online study to give you credit into further study at the bachelor or masters level in selected degrees. 

Balance work, study and life commitments while gaining knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Whether you want to select a specific skill to add to your professional toolbox, or use your studies as a launchpad into a university degree, RMIT is making it easier for you to choose your pathway to success through online study. 

Courses available

By completing the Digital Leadership and either the Digital Marketing Strategy or Digital Delivery with Agile RMIT Online short courses in the intakes listed below, you’ll gain a single subject exemption in a large range of bachelor and masters programs offered by the College of Business and Law at RMIT University. This credit will take the place of a single elective unit in the RMIT University program’s structure. 

Course Duration Fee Intake
Digital Leadership 6 weeks AU$1600 incl GST

22 February 2021

26 April 2021

And complete one of the following two courses

And complete one of the following two courses:

Course Duration Fee Intake
Digital Delivery with Agile 6 weeks AU$990 incl GST

12 April 2021

7 June 2021

Digital Marketing Strategy 6 weeks AU$990 incl GST

8 March 2021

12 April 2021


The credit arrangement between RMIT Online and RMIT University courses are only available to: 

  • Australian Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents  
  • International students who do not hold international student visa (sub class 500) 
  • International students (sub class 500) who are overseas while they are taking RMIT Online courses. Students enrolled in an RMIT Online course must not arrive in Australia while still enrolled.

Students with an international student visa (sub class 500) who are physically in Australia are unable to undertake RMIT Online courses. 

Please note, completing an RMIT Online Future Skills short course does not provide guaranteed entry into an RMIT University Undergraduate program and Postgraduate program. You will still need to satisfy the individual program entrance requirements.

How to apply

Get started today and apply for your preferred RMIT Online Future Skills to gain credit for RMIT courses following these steps: 

  1. Search for the RMIT Online Future Skills short course you want to study via the RMIT Online website
  2. Select your ideal start date and click Enrol Now
  3. If you have not already, you will be required to create an account with RMIT Online
  4. Checkout and make your payment through the RMIT Online portal.

Claiming your course credit

Enjoy your Future Skills short courses and want to learn more with a full university degree? 

If you pass the required RMIT Online courses and meet the academic and English requirements of your preferred RMIT University Business program, you'll be given an exemptions in the approved studies 1 elective of the program, provided the program has an elective space.

This will save you time and money when studying your degree, whether you continue to learn online or join us on-campus in Melbourne, Australia in the future. 

To apply for your RMIT University program, do so via the Applying to RMIT web site.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the courses offered, or how to claim your course credit, speak to our friendly team at Study@RMIT.

RMIT degrees where credit can be claimed

Full program list where RMIT Online future skills short course credit will be recognised.

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