Need some advice?
The Change of Preference period gives you the chance to rearrange your VTAC preferences and add new courses. If you’re unsure about what to study, worried about your ATAR or want to explore new options, RMIT can help.
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Here’s some things you should know
For some RMIT programs you may need to attend an interview or submit a folio of your creative work to apply. Some courses have extended their submission dates, check out what is still available to apply for.
Are you an international student?
Are you an international student applying via VTAC? Change of Preference and Offer round dates are different for local and international students. Please check RMIT’s International VTAC Info page for further information.
How preferences work
Don't make the mistake of listing your course preferences in the order you think you will get into them. You’ll only receive an offer for the course listed highest on your preference list, so always put your dream course first.
Graduating from a SNAP school?
Students from a SNAP school who applied and were endorsed by their school will receive extra consideration for any RMIT course in their VTAC preference list. For more information head to our SNAP page.
Facts & FAQs
Need help? Here’s some common questions about Change of Preference we receive each year:
- How do I change my VTAC preferences
- I have a really low ATAR, what options do I have?
- What happens after Change of Preference?
- What if I miss Change of Preference?
- How is the Clearly-in ATAR calculated?
Receive answers to more frequently asked questions and download our ATAR Guide.Find out more
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