Find your UniSTART Pathway

There are three pathways with UniSTART

You can earn your place in an undergraduate degree with one of three pathways.

Take UniSTART Academic

If you do not meet the academic requirements of your chosen undergraduate program, but meet its English requirements, enter UniSTART Academic. You will develop practical skills in areas such as critical thinking, communicating, reading and writing as part of the introductory pathway course Learning to Learn at a Global University

Before transitioning into a degree program, you will then need to complete an introductory course in your chosen field – either business and management, design and communication, or science and technology.

Pathway entry requirements

Academic requirements
GPA 6.0/10.0 or more
English requirements
Completed UniSTART English, English for University (Advanced), or IELTS Academic 6.5+ (no band below 6.0)

The academic courses in UniSTART are prepatory courses, with no credit going toward an undergraduate degree.

Take UniSTART English

If you meet the academic requirements to enter an undergraduate program but do not meet its English requirements, you will need to complete the necessary courses with UniSTART English.

Pathway entry requirements

English requirements
Completed RMIT English for University Upper Intermediate or IELTS Academic 5.5+ (no band below 5.0)

If your English score is below these requirements, consider English for University.

Take UniSTART English followed by UniSTART Academic

If you need to fulfil both English and academic requirements for your chosen undergraduate program, complete UniSTART English before studying UniSTART Academic. 

You will develop your English skills first, before practical skills in areas such as critical thinking, communicating, reading and writing as part of the introductory pathway course Learning to Learn at a Global University

Before transitioning into a degree program, you will then need to complete an introductory course in your chosen field – either business and management, design and communication, or science and technology.

Pathway entry requirements

Upon successful completion of UniStart English, you will be eligible to enter UniStart Academic.

Academic requirements
GPA 6.0/10.0
English requirements
Completed RMIT English for University Upper Intermediate or IELTS Academic 5.5+ (no band below 5.0)

If your English score is below these requirements, consider English for University.