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RMIT University

Reciprocal Exchange Program

Students may study at the renowned RMIT University College of Art & Design City Centre Campus in Melbourne, Australia. RMIT has a distinguished international reputation in providing specific education and training for the textiles, clothing, footwear, and retail industries. Students pay FIT tuition and fees and can earn 12-15 credits. 

"RMIT is a global university of technology and design with three campuses in one of the most liveable cities on earth. Melbourne is characterized by its maze of hidden laneways and eclectic eateries, art and fashion. There's simply no better place to combine a world-class study experience with the laid-back cafe culture this city has to offer.

Life at RMIT is filled with on and off campus events, over 100 clubs, student run media, sport competitions and more. You will be offered a range of support services and orientation activities to help you transition into one of the best personal and academic experiences you'll ever have." -RMIT EAO

FIT Deadlines

RMIT July - November Semester: February 27th

RMIT March - June Semester: October 3rd


Eligibility  

• Minimum GPA 3.0
• Matriculation in a Bachelor's degree program. 
• Fashion Merchandising Management Students must obtain academic advisement and approval of the department International Academic Advisor. Students may participate in their 5th or 6th semesters.
• Fashion Design Students must obtain academic advisement and approval of the department International Academic Advisor. Students may participate in their 5th semester (Fall Term only).


Course Information

Full-time credit load consists of 36-48 'credit points and/or four (4) 12 credit-point courses.

FMM Course Materials:

RMIT Fashion and Textile Merchandising (BUS/MAN/MKTG)

RMIT Fashion Technology (BUS/MAN) 

RMIT Course Electives

FD Course Materials:

Bachelor of Design Program Structure (BP194 Fashion Design)

General Information (Bachelor of Design)

RMIT Course Electives


RMIT Semester Dates
Semester 1 (US Spring/AU Fall Term): March — June

Semester 2 (US Fall/AU Spring Term): July — November


Accommodations

RMIT Accommodation Services

RMIT Village: an off-campus housing facility, owned by a private company, that gives priority to RMIT students; students book and pay a deposit. A full refund will be provided if accommodation is cancelled prior to start of the accommodation contract. For more information and to apply for accommodation, go to RMIT Village.

Private Accommodation: Melbourne city has many private student apartments. RMIT Housing Advisory Service assists students with permanent housing. For more information go to RMIT Housing Advisory Service.


Estimated Costs Per Semester*

Administrative

USD $120

Tuition

FIT Tuition

Fees

FIT Fees

Housing

(per month)

AUD $600 - $800

Utilities

(per week)

AUD $60

Commute

(per month)

AUD $120

Books

AUD $400

Food

(per month)

AUD $300

Personal Expenses (per month)

AUD $350

Roundtrip Airfare

USD $1,500

Australian Visa

USD $430



*Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice at the discretion of the college Board of Trustees. Program and Housing Costs are subject to change without prior notice at the discretion of RMIT and their affiliations.


Scholarships
See the Scholarships & Financial Aid page. More information regarding funding your program abroad will be posted here as soon as the information becomes available. 


Pre-Departure & Visa Preparations 

Online Orientation:
Study Abroad Program at RMIT  
Online Orientation Information Includes: 
- About RMIT, Melbourne, Australia 
- RMIT Study Abroad Application 
- Obtaining an Australian Visa 
- Arrival Information 
- Accommodation Details 
- Clubs and Interests Groups 
- Mandatory Health Insurance

Application, Instructions and Preparations

Apply Here  

Photo Credit: RMIT campus-panoramio.com, City of Melbourne-australia.edu   

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