Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
- submit the Design selection kit by the extended deadline of Friday 8 December 2017
- attend a folio presentation (some applicants*)
*You may be contacted by email or telephone in mid-November 2017 to present your folio if further information is needed to make a selection decision. Folio presentations will take place from Monday 20 November 2017.
Advisory emails will be sent by mid-December.
The selection kit requires:
- an applicant statement outlining why you would like to study design and what area/s of design most interest you (maximum 250 words).
- a folio of 10–12 images of your own work demonstrating your creativity and design abilities. It could also reflect your problem-solving and technical/digital skills.
Try to include a variety of work, for example illustrations, technical drawings, artworks, branding, photographs, models, sculpture, video, or 2D/3D animation, computer generated work. You can include a combination of development and finished work.
Your folio must be collated in a single PDF (maximum size 10MB) including a brief description/explanation of each work.
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You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 50% average (check calculator below).
Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post-secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry. Your application will still need to be assessed and accepted.
Folio: You must supply evidence of your creativity in the form of a folio. The folio should contain a variety of art, design or media work relevant to the program you are applying for. It should demonstrate your creative, conceptual and technical ability. You should include evidence of how ideas were developed, and finished works.
Folio presentation: You must present your folio to a selection panel. Where necessary, this may be conducted via email, phone or Skype.
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 530 (TWE 3.5)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 71 (with minimum of 17 in all sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Upper Intermediate Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
If you don't meet the entry requirements, there may be other RMIT programs you are eligible for that can lead you to your preferred program. Explore your pathway options.