• The city centre campus building in Melbourne. Photo credit: RMIT University The city centre campus building in Melbourne. Photo credit: RMIT University
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Why choose to study at RMIT?

1. Location, location, location

We're located in one of the world's most liveable cities, and are ranked top in Victoria for student engagement*

2. Size 

We are Australia's largest tertiary institution. Our campuses are thriving social hubs, with a huge selection of social and sporting clubs, trips and tours, live music and regular events to get you involved and connected 

3. Reputation and qualifications

We are ranked in the top 1% of universities globally**. Our flexible, stackable programmes give you a huge number of options. We offer more than 450 internationally recognised qualifications from certificates and diplomas through to masters and PhD 

4. Strong industry connections

We have strong relationships with prestigious business partners all over the world, so you will get invaluable industry experience through projects, collaborations, internships and more. We have over 16,000 partners worldwide, including BMW, the United Nations, Deloitte, Adidas and L'Oreal

5. Campus life and facilities

Our campuses are known for their award-winning spaces and state-of-the-art facilities. These are cutting edge, and include the RMIT Media Portal, Micro-Nano Research Facility, Advanced Manufacturing Precinct and Design Hub.

*2020 Good Universities Guide

**2020 QS World University Rankings

Flexible learning

We have been delivering blended learning – a mix of face-to-face and online – for some time. Flexible study allows students to participate in lectures and tutorials via Canvas, our online learning and teaching platform, to ensure uninterrupted learning in any circumstances. At RMIT you’ll join an engaged digital community, where we connect and learn, no matter where you are.

Reputation and rankings

RMIT has an international reputation as a leader in technology, design and enterprise. We are among the top Australian performers in the QS World University Rankings 2020:

  • 11 in the world and 1 in Australia and Asia-Pacific in art and design 
  • 25 in the world and 3 in Australia in architecture and the built environment
  • Top 50 in the world and 4 in Australia in communications and media studies
  • 11 in Australia in education
  • Top 100 worldwide in civil and structural engineering, geography and education

Explore our campuses

Melbourne campus – heart of the city

Situated in the heart of Melbourne, the City campus is surrounded by some of the world’s best galleries, restaurants, cafes, theatres, shops, and parks. Conveniently located opposite Melbourne Central railway station, trains, trams and buses will take you virtually anywhere you need in the greater Melbourne area.

Brunswick campus – creative hub

Brunswick, 6km north, is where multicultural Melbourne meets its creative soul. The campus is home to around 2,500 students and to many of RMIT’s design-related programmes, including fashion and textile technologies, merchandising and product development. RMIT’s A$8 million Fashion Hub is a world-class facility at Brunswick campus. Getting to Brunswick from the city is easy via train or tram.

Bundoora campus – the great outdoors

Situated in the north of Melbourne, this campus is home to many of our health, biomedical science and engineering programmes. It has purpose-built labs, state-of-the-art teaching facilities and lots of sports facilities, including a FIFA-approved football pitch, an Australian Rules football oval, athletics track, and tennis and netball courts. Near to the campus, RMIT’s Health Science Clinic provides training for Chinese medicine, chiropractic, osteopathy and psychology. Bundoora campus is surrounded by native bushland and tranquil parks, and it’s well serviced by tram and bus routes.

RMIT study areas

  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Building
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Fashion
  • Game design
  • Health science
  • Information technology
  • Law
  • Media
  • Property
  • Science
  • Social science

Whatever your study area, we have an exciting range of free modules, called RMIT Creds, to support your dreams and help you develop agile, innovative ways of thinking. If you want to launch a new product, work smarter in your own business or be a corporate changemaker, RMIT can back you with unique programmes like Activator’s Sandbox and LaunchHUB.

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