Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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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.
There are no minimum academic requirements.
- submit the Graphic Design selection kit by no later than the extended deadline of Friday 8 December 2017
- attend a folio presentation (some applicants*)
*If you are required to attend you will be contacted in mid-November. Folio presentations will take place from Monday 20 November. Advisory emails will be sent by mid-December.
The selection kit requires:
- a statement outlining why you would like study Graphic Design (maximum 250 words)
- a folio comprising of 10 to 12 images of your work
Your folio should demonstrate your interests and creative and conceptual thinking. It should also reflect your design, problem solving and technical skills in:
- 2D and 3D design
- the use of typography
- the use of graphic design industry software
- creative use of colour
Include a variety of work, for example:
- digital design work
- technical drawings
- 2D and 3D animation
Work that shows your potential 2D and 3D skills is preferred. You should include a combination of development and finished work.
Note: When photographing or scanning your work please make sure it is in focus and well presented.
Your folio of 10 to 12 images must be collated into a single PDF (maximum 10MB), or a URL to a single PDF if online. Under each image provide a brief explanation, including the purpose and background of the work (maximum 50 words).
You may be required to present your folio if further information is needed to make a selection decision.
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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.
You may also be considered if you have work experience in this field.
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.
Short-listed applicants may be required to present their folio to a selection panel. You may be interviewed, either in person or via phone/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.