About Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
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.
RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and engagement.
RMIT has a unique approach to meeting the challenge of being ready for life and work: we offer an education deeply grounded in ideas and cross-disciplinary understanding, applied through innovative, enterprising practice to solving problems and meeting the needs of our community.
Total students: 61,000 (19% postgraduate)6
Graduate Satisfaction & Employment
Students rated RMIT below the national average in terms on most postgraduate outcomes. However, higher percentage of graduates say their skills have improved.
Overall satisfaction1: 79.8% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 72.3% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 85.6% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 76.6% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $68,000 (national average $80,000)
Employer satisfaction7: 87.3% (national average 84.0%)
Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
Applying for postgraduate study
The University entry requirement for graduate certificates, vocational graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, vocational graduate diplomas and master by coursework programs is that applicants must hold a bachelor degree or an appropriate level of advanced professional experience relevant to the discipline area.
- The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
- The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
- The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
- Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.
- The extent to which employers were satisfied with graduates from Australian Catholic University, as per the 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey.