How to apply - Study abroad in Vietnam

Select a minimum of six courses by exploring our course search tool and taking note of the correct course names and codes before submitting your application. This will then be reviewed by the RMIT Vietnam international team to make sure that it suits your schedule. Make sure to check with your home institution in order to ensure the courses selected meet the requirements of your degree. 


There are two ways to apply to study abroad at RMIT Vietnam:

Apply at your home university

If you are applying through your home university, you (or your study abroad agent, if you have one) should apply directly to them. They will help you complete the required application form.

Application package

If you want to apply directly to RMIT Vietnam, follow the instructions below:

  • Complete the Online application form, with supporting documents included:
    • Original official transcript (translated into English and certified)
    • English proficiency proof (IELTS/ TOEFL/RMIT English Language Certificate)
    • A copy of portrait photo
    • Copy of passport with bio data page


Closing date

Semester 1 (Feb-May)

15 Dec (previous year)

Semester 2 (Jun-Sep)

20 Mar

Semester 3 (Oct-Jan)

17 Aug

Approval process

RMIT Vietnam International staff will acknowledge receipt of applications as soon as they are received.

The RMIT Vietnam International carries out the initial assessment of applications, checking that the applications are complete and that the students have met the eligibility criteria, including RMIT English language requirements.

Application approval

RMIT Vietnam admission department will review the courses that students have selected. Please double check with your home institution to ensure the courses selected meet their requirements for you to complete your degree. Please propose a minimum of six courses per semester by exploring our Course search tool and writing down the correct course name and codes before submitting your application.

Receiving an offer

RMIT Vietnam will issue a Letter of Offer if you are accepted.

In it, you will find:

  • Offer Acceptance Form
  • Welcome information package

Accepting your offer

You must sign the Offer Acceptance Form and return it by scanned email or fax to RMIT Vietnam International Unit within 14 days, or your offer will lapse.

At this time, please also send payment for:

  • The study abroad fee for one semester (if applicable)

RMIT will send you an electronic confirmation of enrolment, and visa invitation letter. Then you are eligible to apply for a student visa to enter Vietnam.


The above process normally takes a minimum of 6 weeks and can take up to 10 weeks from the time the RMIT Vietnam International Unit receives your application. (Please note that your home university may require you to apply many weeks or even months before they send your application to RMIT Vietnam International Unit.


Once the School has confirmed your 'completion' in the system, an email notification will be sent to your personal email account advising that the digital version of your transcript is available (free of charge) on MyeQuals. If you urgently require a copy of your transcript, please contact your school immediately after the result release date.

For more information about transcript, you can view it here.

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Contact RMIT Vietnam international office

For further information please email our friendly team at to find out more.