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Frequently Asked Questions

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Application and enrolment

Our programs require no prior learning and we welcome students from all backgrounds, however you will need to be a self starter with an inquisitive mind. With our expert mentors supporting you along the way, we're confident you will have all the tools at hand to succeed.
You must be 18 years or older to enrol in this course.
A student can request to defer their current course up to 5 days after a course commences.

Students requesting a deferral after the 5 day limit will need to apply for special consideration in writing, with a decision to be made by the RMIT Online Commercial Director and RMIT Online Product Owner.

Deferral requests are to be made through the Contact Us form.

Billing and payments

We accept all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard and Amex), or you can pay with your existing PayPal account.
A student can request a full refund up to 5 days after a course commences.

Students requesting a refund after the 5 day limit will need to apply for special consideration in writing, with a decision to be made by the RMIT Online Commercial Director and RMIT Online Product Owner.

Requests for refunds are to be made through the Contact Us form

All courses and bundles purchased at a discount rate will be refunded at the discounted rate.

Students will be liable for any Paypal fees.
At this stage we do not have any scholarship openings.

Study outcomes

iOS App Development with Swift
If you complete a single course such as App Development with Swift Foundations you are eligible for a certificate. On completing the five course program, iOS App Development with Swift, you will receive a credential and digital badge.

Developing Blockchain Strategy
On completion of Developing Blockchain Strategy you will receive a credential and digital badge.
iOS App Development with Swift
Upon completion of the iOS App Development with Swift Program (full five courses), you are eligible for one full unit of credit (12 Credit Points) into the following RMIT Programs:
- Associate Degree in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Information Technology (Games and Graphics Programming)

You must still meet eligibility criteria for entry into these courses.

Developing Blockchain Strategy
Upon completion of Developing Blockchain Strategy, you are eligible for one full unit of credit (12 Credit Points) into selected RMIT business programs at bachelor or master level.
Digital credentials (displayed as digital badges) are an online representation of a capability or skill you have earned and which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

RMIT has partnered with industry leader Credly, to provide a digitally-enabled platform for creating, issuing and managing digital badges on social platforms.
For some courses and programs, you will complete an assessment to determine whether you have demonstrated mastery of the subject matter within the subject area. If you successfully demonstrate mastery of the subject, you will be issued a digital credential through Credly and will receive an invitation from Credly to claim your badge.

If you have not previously created an account at Credly, you will need to register a username and password with Credly to claim your badge from their website. Once you have successfully claimed your badge you can then start sharing it across your social media. Add it to your LinkedIn profile!

Important note: you are required to opt-in to receive your digital badge
We have partnered with an industry leader in digital credentialing. As a member of the Open Badges community since its inception, Credly has helped pioneer the Digital Credential movement, integrating with hundreds of applications and working with thousands of issuers to issue millions of credentials.

RMIT takes data privacy extremely seriously, and will not send your information to a 3rd party without your explicit permission. In order to be issued with a digital credential through Credly, you will need to opt-in through the Account Settings page. Click on Linked Accounts and then select the "Issue me a Credly badge when I master my course." setting

Studying online

iOS App Development with Swift
We estimate that you will need a total of 20-30 hours to complete each course over four weeks.

Developing Blockchain Strategy
We estimate that you will need a total of 50 hourse to complete this course over 8 weeks.
As a student you will be part of a mentor group, led by an industry expert on hand to provide subject matter and careers advice.

A program lead will run expert webinars on a weekly basis and your peer group will be on hand to provide further support.

Your mentor will provide expert feedback on your assessments ensuring you keep progressing on your study journey.

Trouble shooting

Your feedback is really important to us, and we're constantly looking for ways to improve our courses. Please use the Contact Us form to outline your issue and we will be in touch.
iOS App Development with Swift
1) Mac running macOS Sierra or High Sierra
2) Xcode 9 (free on the App Store)
3) App Development with Swift iBook (free on iTunes)
4) Slack (web or free on the App Store)
5) ZOOM Cloud Meetings (web or free on the App Store)

We follow Apple's requirements for software and hardware as noted in the App Store. Get Xcode here.

Blockchain
1) A computer with good internet access
2) Slack (web or free on the App Store)
3) ZOOM Cloud Meetings (web or free on the App Store)
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