How online study works

RMIT’s 100 per cent online intensive postgraduate degrees are designed specifically for an online experience.

Our specialist online learning designers and renowned academics collaborate to craft engaging, interactive content, making the experience enjoyable.

Network with your peers via online chat and course-based discussion groups as you gain the real-life skills you need to progress your career.

You’ll receive the same qualification as you would studying on-campus.


Study Online with RMIT

Benefits of online study

Convenience and flexibility

Online study at RMIT is flexible, convenient and you can work on any device at any time. The content is structured into time-based blocks, so you can manage your studies to fit around your work–life commitments.

Accelerated pathway

You can fast-tack your way to the qualification you need, while you continue working. Instead of semesters or even trimesters, RMIT offers six, seven-week study periods a year, meaning you can complete a graduate certificate in eight months, a graduate diploma in 16 months or a masters degree in two years. Plus, if you have relevant prior learning (or equivalent work experience) we can help you create a study pathway that meets your needs.

Intensive and applied learning

Your learning is intensive and immediately applicable to your career. You can enrol in any of the six intakes a year, studying one course at a time. This allows you to immerse yourself in that subject area and

Support and guidance

Our expert student support service will be with you every step of the way. Your personal study advisor will give you one-on-one guidance, support and motivation throughout your study from first contact to graduation day. Read more about the student support advisor role.

High academic standards, no exams

While you won’t have formalised on-campus exams, all RMIT postgraduate programs include rigorous assessments in the form of case studies, reports, online discussion, interaction and engagement. This ensures that all learning is valuable and applicable to your work immediately.


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Choose an online program

With RMIT University’s online postgraduate programs you’ll receive exactly the same qualification as you would studying on-campus. Our programs are designed to get you ahead – faster. 

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