Your pathway to an RMIT degree
Don't have the score you need to enter your preferred program? Need to complete specific subjects or other prerequisites, like a portfolio? If the answer is 'yes', join us as a Foundation Studies student.
Why Foundation Studies?
Foundation Studies allows you to focus on areas of interest to you while improving your academic skills in a supportive environment.
Study at your own pace
Foundation studies offers two start dates across the year so you can choose a time that suits you.
Support and indvidual attention
Our teachers and support staff provide guidance, counselling, support and individual attention as soon as you start.
Mentoring and social activities
Our First 30 Days Program will offer you support, guidance and reassurance as you settle into your new home here in Melbourne. We also offer a range of social activities to help you make friends and adjust to your new environment.
How you will learn
You can choose to study subjects in your area of interest: Art, Design and Architecture; Business; Science, Engineering and Health.
Or you can study our General program which will give you wider future study options.
Our global reputation
RMIT has a global reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.
As an international centre of teaching and research excellence, RMIT is ranked number 34 in the world for the international profile of its academic staff.
Top 100 globally
In the 2016 QS Graduate Employability Rankings, RMIT was ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide for its graduate employment rate, industry reputation and strong record of alumni outcomes.