Considering postgraduate study?

We've put together our top tips to help you narrow down your selection.

Follow these six simple steps to find the best degree for you

1. Think broad

Start by exploring our range of study areas. They're grouped into similar teaching disciplines and can help you find information about any courses you're interested in

Step 2: Compare what's on offer

Each of these study areas gives you a high-level insight into the postgraduate degrees we offer. A good place to start is by considering what type of degree you want.

Scanning the names of the degrees will often give you an insight into what they offer. To find out more you need to click the link to see the program overview.

These pages are a great starting point as they explain more about the degree, facilities and teaching approaches specific to RMIT. They highlight what students have to say about the program and include information on careers outcomes, fees and timeframes for completing the degree.

At the bottom of each of these degree overview pages is a list of similar courses. These are with looking at, as well as going back to the study area to look at other degrees that catch your interest.

Step 3: Refine your list

For many people, the hardest part of this process is figuring out which degree to take. Try to narrow down your search down to two or three degrees you’re interested in. Make a note of any questions you might have.

You’ll need to check the entrance requirements listed on each page to ensure you are eligible. The course pages will outline any additional requirements you might need for your application and the due dates.

Step 4: Ask questions

The RMIT Info Corner is a good place to ask questions to narrow down your choice. You can visit in-person, or call them on (03) 9925 2260.

Step 5: Attend an event

A good way to talk to RMIT lecturers and staff is to attend a Postgrad information session. These are mostly held during October and let you speak directly to lecturers and find out about job prospects, course content, contact hours and the application process. These events also take place on campus so you can start to get a sense of what it would be like to study at RMIT. Another way to do this, is to attend a free public lecture where you can hear from our academics or a topic that interests you. 

Step 6: Decide and apply

Once you’ve made a decision you’ll need to make an application. The easiest way to do this is to return to the course page and click the apply button. This will walk you through the necessary steps. If you ever need help with your application you can always call us or consult these pages for more information on the next steps:

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