RMIT University Academic Information
March to mid November
Orientation for exchange students - Mid February
Classes: Start March to End June
Mid Year Vacation
Orientation for exchange students – Early July
Classes: Mid July to mid November
End of Year Vacation
|Number of Weeks per Semester||
16 weeks including examination period
Bachelors: 3 years (Engineering and some business: 4 years)
Masters: 1.5 and 2 years
Doctorate: 3 years to 4 years
|Graduate Requirements for Bachelor Program||
Varies by program
|Course Selection for Exchange Students||
Exchange students may choose any course at RMIT, subject to availability, provided they have the Academic entry pre-requisite (including a folio for design courses) and required English language level. Approvals for course entry must be provided by home and host university.
|Course Credit (Unit)||
|Number of Credits per Course||
Standard course is 12 credit points. Longer courses must be multiples of 12 credit points
|Lecture Hours per Credit||
Normally 3 hours per credit point
|Credit Requirments per Semester||
36 or 48 credit points for full-time study
Number of Courses per
Three or four. Exchange students require approval from
home university to complete three courses.
|Offical Transcripts Available||
Transcripts for exchange students mailed in August and February.
Official results for all students available on-line July and December.
Transcripts for students completing a full bachelors or masters
provided at the end of the program– or available at any time
before on payment of fee.