RMIT's foundation studies programs help students gain specialised skills to enrol in diploma, associate degree and bachelor degree programs at RMIT.
RMIT offers accredited programs that help you develop the skills you need to successfully advance into a degree or diploma program.
You can choose from foundation studies programs in four streams:
All foundation studies classes are located in the heart of the city, so you will be able to experience the best of Melbourne while you study.
Foundation studies programs
We offer specialised programs that give students an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the Australian lifestyle, teaching styles and assessment.
Key features of our programs include:
Diploma of Commerce
A one-year program, it provides students with a vocational outcome and up to a year of credit towards an RMIT business degree.
Two-year programs, the associate degrees provide students with a vocational outcome and articulation into the third year of a bachelor degree.
Associate degrees are offered in:
As a student, you will have access to all RMIT services and facilities. For more information about these services, refer to RMIT's higher education profile.
All commencing students are invited to join the mentor program. Senior students offer assistance and friendship to groups of two or three students, helping them gain key insights into student life and make the transition from school to university.
You will have opportunities to participate in a range of university activities. These include cross-country skiing excursions, camping, sporting competitions (such as basketball, volleyball and soccer), performing arts and debating programs.
RMIT has a diverse and vibrant student base. Our students come from countries across the globe, including Bahrain, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.