RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Introduction

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise.

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.

RMIT is a world leader in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

Our heritage

RMIT was established in 1887 as the Working Men’s College with the aim of bringing education to the working people of Melbourne.

Our locations and facilities

Our campuses in Melbourne and Vietnam feature award-winning buildings and some of the most technologically advanced facilities in the world.

Our education

RMIT makes a difference to the lives of our students, our staff and our community through our educational programs.

Governance and management

Sound governance and management is essential to ensure the success and sustainability of the University.

Our Colleges

RMIT University offers programs of study in 17 schools across three academic colleges.

One of Australia’s original educational institutions founded in 1887, RMIT University is now the nation's largest tertiary institution with more than 84,000 students, including 13,000 at postgraduate level.

Our rankings

QS Rankings

15th highest ranked university in Australia and 250th in the world 1

15th globally for graduate employment (2nd in Australia and 6th in the Asia-Pacific region) 2

40th in the world for the international profile of academic staff 1

11th in the world for Art and Design (highest ranked in Australia) 3

20th in the world for Library and Information Management (2nd in Australia) 3

26th in the world for Architecture (4th highest in Australia) 3

Among the world's top 100 universities in

  • Education
  • Engineering (Civil & Structural)
  • Engineering (Electrical & Electronic)
  • Computer Science & Information Systems
  • Communication & Media Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Business & Management Studies
  • Accounting & Finance 3

Among the world's top 150 universities in

  • Engineering (Chemical)
  • Engineering (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing)
  • Geography
  • Social Sciences & Management 3

Among the world’s top 100 faculties in Arts & Humanities and Engineering & Technology 3

21st in the world and 5th in Australia among universities less than 50 years old (2019 QS Top 50 Under 50 index)

Other rankings

RMIT is ranked among the world's top 400 universities globally in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

RMIT is also ranked in the 401–500 band in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017–18, and 74th in the Asia-Pacific region.

RMIT is ranked 268th in the 2018 Leiden Ranking 4, the ranking of the world’s top research-intensive universities.

RMIT is 19th in the world in the Business of Fashion’s 2017 Global Fashion School Rankings and 9th in the BoF’s Top 10 Global Graduate Fashion Business Courses.

RMIT is 97th globally and 13th in the Asia-Pacific region in the 2018 QS Global Executive MBA rankings; and ranked in the world’s top 151–200 in the 2018 QS Full-Time MBA.

RMIT ranks 33rd in the Global Executive MBA Rankings and 19th globally for the Executive MBA program in the 2018 Global MBA Rankings (CEO Magazine).

Excellence in Research

The quality of the RMIT’s research work has been endorsed by the Australian Research Council.

In the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation, RMIT was rated “well above world standard” in 13 research fields and “above world standard” in a further nine fields.

Our research in 11 areas of science (including medical science), engineering and applied mathematics, as well as in architecture and media and communications, was ranked among the best in the world.

Victorian International Education Awards

At the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards, RMIT received the Premier’s award for International Education Provider of the Year and the award for Excellence in International Education (University).

Alumni

Our alumni community of more than 300,000 stretches across the globe and includes leaders such as News Corporation CEO, Robert Thomson; BHP Billiton Chair, Jacques Nasser; multi-award winning theoretical physicist, Dr Amanda Barnard; and former Edinburgh International Festival Director, Sir Jonathan Mills AO.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master of Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Australia Melbourne

With a strong focus on ideas-led venturous design exploration, RMIT’s Master of Architecture will assist you to develop a sophisticated understanding of architecture, while providing you with a diverse set of advanced skills and learning experiences. [+]

Overview

RMIT Architecture has an international reputation for design excellence and leads the way both in Australia and overseas by producing graduates who are design innovators.

With a strong focus on ideas-led venturous design exploration, RMIT’s Master of Architecture will assist you to develop a sophisticated understanding of architecture, while providing you with a diverse set of advanced skills and learning experiences.

You’ll continue to develop the core skills of architectural design learnt in the degree to an advanced level. You will enhance your understanding of architecture and design-based research, acquire diverse skills, undertake a wide variety of learning experiences and gain a critical awareness of your own work.... [-]


Master of Business Information Technology

Campus Full time Part time 18 months February 2019 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

You will develop technical and leadership capabilities to prepare you for challenging positions in business and government organisations. Our program produces ethically and socially responsible professionals ready to innovate and lead in the changing business IT environment. [+]

Overview

Take your career to the next level

Gain cutting-edge business IT knowledge and learn how to create successful business information systems solutions.

Why study business information technology?

You will develop technical and leadership capabilities to prepare you for challenging positions in business and government organisations. Our program produces ethically and socially responsible professionals ready to innovate and lead in the changing business IT environment.

Improve your skills

Through the combination of business and IT studies, this program is designed to produce ethically and socially responsible professionals who can draw on technical and leadership capabilities, effective communication skills, innovative professional practices, and strategic and organisational skills.... [-]


Master of Commerce

Online Campus Full time Part time 18 months February 2019 Australia Melbourne + 2 more

Whether you’re looking for a career change or want to gain a deeper understanding of core business functions, this masters program is designed with evolving, global workplaces in mind. [+]

Overview

Your career after a Master of Commerce

Whether you’re looking for a career change or want to gain a deeper understanding of core business functions, this masters program is designed with evolving, global workplaces in mind.

Why study Commerce?

RMIT is ranked among the top 100 institutions in the world for the teaching of business and management programs. Studying a Master of Commerce through RMIT offers the following benefits:

Advance your career

RMIT’s Master of Commerce is designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace by equipping graduates with the skills required to excel in high-level managerial and consulting roles anywhere in the world. Take the next step in your career by developing the skills needed to excel in leadership roles within your chosen industry.... [-]


Master of Engineering (Management)

Online Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2019 Australia Melbourne + 3 more

This program prepares you for leadership roles in the management of engineering and technology-based organisations with a program tailored to your individual needs. [+]

Overview

You'll develop skills and expertise in a broad range of engineering management practices.

Through this program, you’ll gain important strengths such as:

thinking strategically addressing problems from a new point of view challenging established practices and norms developing innovative approaches understanding how to manage an ever-changing technology base developing a systems approach to problem and/or opportunity definition

You’ll be exposed to real-world issues in the areas of:

risk and feasibility managing innovation developing systems thinking approaches quality management environmental management systems cleaner production strategic planning financial management performance management international issues technology management Details ... [-]

Master of Information Technology

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  February 2019 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Get the IT skills you need, no matter what your programming background. [+]

Your career in information technology

With ongoing ICT skills shortages and demand for graduates growing year on year, you’ll be well placed to secure rewarding roles worldwide, whatever your tech specialization.

Why study at RMIT?

With ongoing IT skills shortages and jobs growth, tech-skilled employees are needed like never before. Choose one of our IT specializations and code your career for success.

Industry-focused skills in key areas of IT

Designed with industry partners, the program gives you essential technical skills tailored to your choice of specialization: big data management, cloud computing, mobile computing, security, software architecture or web systems and search technology.... [-]


Master of Landscape Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Australia Melbourne

Become a leader and innovator in landscape architecture practice with this award-winning course. [+]

Overview

Landscape architecture is a design discipline that works across a range of creative ideas, living systems, physical materials and future possibilities. It is about envisioning, investigating and proposing better ways of living in a complex and rapidly changing world.

RMIT offers a distinguished professional education, the Master of Landscape Architecture program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA). The program is recognised as a world-class facility in fostering design knowledge, critical thinking, and design advocacy through innovative teaching and research.

RMIT’s Master of Landscape Architecture will equip you to become a leader and innovator in Landscape Architectural practice.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting

Online Campus Full time 18 - 24 months February 2019 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Take your career to the next level! By studying the MPA, you’re making a long-term investment in your career development and the development of the accounting profession globally. [+]

Overview

Take your career to the next level

By studying the MPA, you’re making a long-term investment in your career development and the development of the accounting profession globally.

Why study professional accounting?

RMIT's Master of Professional Accounting is designed primarily for students from non-accounting backgrounds who want to develop an understanding of the technical and social dimensions in accounting and business.

Improve your skillsThe International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand have helped design RMIT’s postgraduate professional accounting programs to ensure we’re in-step with the future needs of professional bodies and employers. Broaden your career choicesThe MPA provides a broad-based accounting and business qualification for a career in many industries and sectors. It is designed for graduates from any discipline who are considering a career in accounting for the first time, providing many opportunities for industry-based, practical learning. Network with like-minded professionalsIf you are currently in a role that demands accounting knowledge, we’ll get you up to speed with the latest industry practices and standards. If you’re thinking of stepping out on your own, the Business Skills for Start-Up's elective will help you put your best foot forward. ... [-]

Master of Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2019 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Advance your skills for successfully delivering complex projects across many industries. [+]

Overview

Develop your career in project management with a qualification that's in demand across diverse industries.

RMIT’s Master of Project Management will equip you with in-demand management and leadership skills that are essential to companies across all industries.

This program is designed for professionals currently working or looking to work in the field of project management. It is particularly relevant for professionals looking to take the next step in their career.

This program emphasizes the practical application of theory to develop your capacity to respond to current and emerging issues and trends. You will critically engage with project management theory and best practice principles and evaluate and implement project management strategies using real-world project-based examples.... [-]


Contact

Address 124 La Trobe Street
3000 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia