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Gain a new qualification in just six months with a commonwealth supported place in one of our graduate certificates.

In 2021, RMIT is offering a range of graduate certificates with government support, allowing you to explore the wide world of postgraduate study. Whether you want to upskill and surge forward in your career, or undertake study to try out a new field, RMIT's range of graduate certificates offer you the opportunity to learn flexibly.

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Frequently asked questions

Your course may be offered online, face-to-face on campus, or a mixture of both depending on the subject. Visit the course page for details about subject delivery.

Many graduate certificates offer part-time study for flexible delivery. However, Commonwealth funding for this initiative is only available for 2021. Any remaining subjects that are commenced in 2022 may not be Commonwealth supported.

Many of our graduate certificates offer guaranteed entry into their relevant master's degree. You can learn about your further study options in the pathways section of the course page.

Your tuition fees are subsidised by the Australian Federal Government. This means part of your fees are paid by the government and the remaining part is paid by you. This is known as your ‘student contribution’. Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to pay the student contribution amount.

The Australian Government is providing short course CSPs to retrain and up-skill across study areas recognised as a national priority. You can find Government-supported certificates offered at RMIT on this page, or you can select your study area and explore all our graduate certificates.

Yes, RMIT has a limited number of placements that are covered by the government for each course. Full-fee places may also be available in addition to the government-supported places.

Student contribution for short course Commonwealth Support Places vary by field of education. Please refer to the fees section of the course page for more information.

You can find out about Commonwealth Supported Places eligibility at Applying to RMIT. You’ll also need to consider the entry requirements of the certificate under admissions onthe course page.

You may choose to defer your offer, however any subjects commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported.

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