Maths Bridging Programme

RMIT’s Maths Bridging Programme is designed as a second chance for students who may have missed the required Maths Methods study score to enter an RMIT Science and Engineering degree.

​This programme provides the knowledge, essential skills and support to students to bridge the gap between secondary school to tertiary education and receive a second round offer into your chosen RMIT Science or Engineering degree.

About the Maths Bridging Programme

  • The Maths Bridging Programme runs between Monday 4 January – Friday 22 January

  • Teacher supported study for four hours a day

  • Students who receive 50% pass mark by Friday 22 January are eligible to receive a 2nd round offer into your nominated science or engineering degree

  • Cost is $400 (please note this is not CSP supported)

  • Students that complete the Maths Bridging Programme will receive a $500 RMIT Starter Pack upon enrolment into the nominated RMIT Engineering or Science degree.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must have completed units 3 & 4 of Maths Methods or higher 

  • No minimum study score to enter the programme

  • Students must have received last year's lowest ATAR selection rank for their nominated science or engineering degree (remember that bonus points and adjustment factors can increase your ranking)

Important dates

  • Applications open: 29 December 2020
  • Classes start: 4 January 2021
  • Last day to enrol and pay: 6 January 2021
  • Classes finish: 22 January 2021

What you need to know

Students who have completed units 3 & 4 of Maths Methods or higher but have missed the prerequisite study score​ for their chosen RMIT science or engineering degree should apply for this programme.

First round offers from VTAC will have been made but once you finish the RMIT Maths Bridge Programme, you can reorder your preferences to be considered for Round Two offers. Be aware that you will receive one offer per offer round, this will be for your highest preference you are eligible for. 

You will receive your grades for RMIT Maths Bridging after your assessment has been marked. You will receive a certificate with your grades.

Successful completion of the subject with a mark of at least 50% will be required for the subject to count as an equivalent prerequisite to VCE Maths Methods units 3 & 4 or higher at RMIT University.

What you will study

Week 1 topics:

  • Algebra
  • Equation solving
  • Indices and logs
  • Trigonometry

Week 2 topics:

  • Differentiation
  • Integration

Week 3 topics

  • Calculus
  • Vectors
  • Matrices
  • Revision
  • Assessment

Get ready to start

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Please note: RMITs Maths Bridging is only accepted by RMIT University. It is not accepted by other institutions.

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