Undergraduate certificates

Get started on your dream course with an undergraduate certificate from RMIT.

Undergraduate certificates are one-semester courses that introduce you to your area of study before you undertake your degree. You will have the opportunity to work alongside our talented and helpful academic staff to learn hands-on skills, delve into theory work, and gain an understanding in your subject.

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Did you know?

  • Undergraduate certificates don't select based on ATAR, so as long as you meet the prerequisites, you can explore your chosen field no matter what your score.
  • You can use an undergraduate certificate to help you meet the entry requirements for some bachelor degrees, so you can pathway into higher study.
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Frequently asked questions

An undergraduate certificate is a short, entry-level higher education award. It is made up of four subjects that are six months (or one semester) in duration on a full-time basis.

Undergraduate certificates select based on entry requirements, which often refer to individual subject scores, rather than ATAR. If you meet the entry requirements, you may be offered a place in the undergraduate certificate. Upon successful completion of your course, you are guaranteed entry into the related degree.

See your course page for details regarding entry requirements.

Presently, undergraduate certificates are only offered on a full-time study basis and cannot be undertaken part-time.

An undergraduate certificate is an introduction to the related bachelor's degree, and is designed to prepare you for study at a bachelor level.

A diploma, advanced diploma or associate degree in the same field is a standalone qualification that may enable you to seek entry-level work in your desired field.

Depending on which subjects you enrol in, your course delivery may be offered either face-to-face on campus or via online learning. See your course and plan pages for details.

Yes. Successful completion of an undergraduate certificates gives you guaranteed entry into the related bachelor's degree. In some cases, you may have to apply to the bachelor's degree separately, however you will meet the entry requirements. 

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