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

Find more information on any course you’re interested in by exploring our study areas.

On each study area page, you’ll find a list of industry-connected postgraduate study options. Graduate diplomas and certificates will allow you to upskill or reskill in a shorter amount of time while a Master program will help you gain the skills your industry demands while learning from real world experience. 

Step 2: Save and compare what's on offer

Find more information on any course you’re interested in by exploring our study areas.

On each study area page, you’ll find a list of industry-connected postgraduate study options. Graduate diplomas and certificates will allow you to upskill or reskill in a shorter amount of time while a Master program will help you gain the skills your industry demands while learning from real world experience. 

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Discover postgrad at RMIT

Take charge of what’s next. Prepare for your next career step with an industry-backed postgrad qualification.

Step 3: Refine your list

Figuring out which course to pursue can be the hardest part of this process for many people. Start by narrowing down your comparison dashboard to your top two or three courses and make a note of any question you may have.

Make sure to check that you meet the entry requirements and that you understand the selection tasks you may need to complete. 

Step 4: Ask questions

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

Some 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? (*remove from question list) 

  • 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

You can meet RMIT lecturers and staff to find out more information about your course by attending a postgraduate information session. Here you can speak directly to your lecturers and find out more about job prospects, course content and the application process.  

These events may take place online or on campus. Find out more about our upcoming event by exploring our event page

Step 6: Decide and apply

Once you’ve made a decision on the degree you want to pursue, you’re ready to start your application. Simply 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?

Is postgraduate study for me?

Find out more about how you can take charge of what’s next and stand out during the Great Resignation with an industry-backed postgrad qualification.

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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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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.