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.

Step 1: Explore our range of study areas

Study areas are grouped into similar teaching disciplines and can help you find information about any courses you're interested in. On each study area page below, you’ll find a list of graduate diplomas, graduate certificates and postgraduate degrees, and which RMIT campus they are based in.

Scanning the names of the degrees will give you insight into what they offer. To find out more, you need to click the link to see the course page.

Step 2: Save and compare what's on offer

Course pages are a great starting point. They explain more about the degree, facilities and teaching approaches specific to RMIT. They also include information on industry connections, career outcomes, global opportunities, fees and timeframes for completing the degree.

At the top of every course page, you will notice a ‘Compare’ button beside the course name. Clicking this will save the course into a comparison dashboard that you can revisit during your browsing session. You can save up to ten courses in your comparison dashboard.

In your comparison dashboard, you will see side-by-side comparisons of your top ten choices. Here, you can directly compare features of each course, including career outcomes, next intakes, fees and entry requirements.

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Step 3: Refine your list

For many people, the hardest part of this process is figuring out which course to pursue. Try to narrow down your comparison dashboard to two or three courses you’re interested in. Make a note of any questions you might have.

Ensure you meet any entry requirements and that you understand the selection tasks you may need to complete within the due dates.

Step 4: Ask questions

Refined your list to two or three choices, but not sure where to go next? Study@RMIT is a good place to ask questions that will help you narrow the list even further. You can visit in-person or start a live chat online.

Some examples of questions you may want to ask include:

  • Can I study while working full time?
  • How flexible are classes? Can they be tailored around my commitments?
  • How do I build industry connections through this degree?
  • What are some examples of projects I will undertake through the degree?
  • How is the course structured?
  • What kind of electives can I choose?
  • Where can I find out more about career outcomes of a course, industry job growth and projected salary?
  • Can I be credited for my previous study or work experience?

Step 5: Attend an event

A good way to talk to RMIT lecturers and staff is to attend a postgraduate information session. These let you speak directly to lecturers and find out about job prospects, course content, contact hours and the application process. These events may take place online or on campus, and you can find out when our upcoming sessions are by exploring our events page.

Step 6: Decide and apply

Once you’ve made a decision on the degree you want to pursue, you’ll need to start your 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 contact Study@RMIT or consult the below page for more information on the next steps.

What's next?

Find the right course for you

With over 350 qualifications to choose from, it's never been easier to find the right fit.

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Find out more about how you can prepare for the future of work with postgraduate study at RMIT.

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