Location : Australia ,Victoria
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Monash University is the largest university in Australia, and among the most highly regarded in the world. In just 50 years, we have built a reputation for quality teaching and world-leading research. Our students leave with a greater sense of purpose, a global outlook, and the skills and confidence to make positive change. Monash is a member of the Group of Eight universities and is ranked 74 in the world.
Our students learn to be global citizens. With four campuses across Melbourne, a campus in Malaysia, a joint graduate school in China, a learning centre in Italy, and exchange agreements with over 100 universities worldwide, you’ll be given global opportunities and unmatched experiences.
We offer one of the largest ranges of degree and double degree options in Australia. That means students can better match their studies to their interest areas. Our scale allows for more research opportunities, more international exchanges, and more opportunities to collaborate across different fields.
Our research and curriculum is underpinned by enterprising partnerships with industry, government, research institutions, and community groups. We produce graduates of the future and are committed to research that moves the world forward.
Warwick University: Our landmark alliance is redefining the concept of a global university – delivering a seamless international experience.
The Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School: As the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China, we’re sharing new ideas and building closer links in the region.
The IITB Monash Research Academy: Our partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has become a research hub for industry in both India and Australia.
Monash University Prato Centre: Our European base in Italy supports international education and research collaboration.
- Ranked 74 in the world (Times Higher Education world university rankings 2015-2016)
- 5 stars for teaching, excellence and research (The Good Universities - Guide 2015)
- Ranked in the Top 50 for 21 subjects including Accounting and
- Finance, Engineering, Chemistry, Law and Medicine (QS World-University Rankings 2015)
Academic entry requirements
All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have previously studied and achieved required standards in certain specified subjects. The tables on the following pages outline the requirements and the course listing tells you which categories apply to each course. Note that some courses have special requirements such as folios, special admissions tests or interviews. Make sure you check if this applies to your course of choice in the courses section of this guide.
Minimum age requirements
You must be at least 17 years of age to enrol in a Monash University undergraduate course. Some exemptions may apply. This age restriction also applies to Monash College Diploma Part 2 programs. Alternatively, if you are 16 years of age at the time of enrolment you may wish to consider applying for Monash University
Foundation Year or Diploma Part 1 programs.
Prerequisites and additional requirements
Students need to meet course prerequisites (including English) and additional requirements. These are outlined in the course pages where required. It should be noted that required prerequisite subject scores are not listed in this course guide.
English entry requirements
When you apply for a Monash University undergraduate course you must satisfy English entry requirements. Different English entry levels apply to undergraduate courses. If you have completed several measures of English proficiency over a period of time, only the most recent demonstration of English is considered. English requirements can be met in one of the following ways:
• English (Australian Year 12 equivalent): Students must complete an English subject that is equivalent to units 3 and 4 of VCE English and also meet the required prerequisite score for the Monash University course they have applied for. The equivalent English subject must be taken within two years prior to the course
commencement date (other time limitation periods may apply).
• English is the language of instruction, communication and assessment for the entire institution: You must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 48 Monash credit points (one year of full-time study) or equivalent in an English medium educational institution at Australian VET diploma level or above, which must
be taken within two years of the course commencement date. Documentary evidence in the form of an official letter is required from the institution at which the study was undertaken. This document must be written and signed by the institution’s registrar (or other authorised person) of the education institution to the
satisfaction of the Academic Board.
• English Proficiency Tests:
The following English proficiency tests are accepted by Monash University:
——Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
—— Internet/Paper Based TOEFL (American Test of English as a Foreign Language).
—— Pearson Test of English (Academic).
——Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE).
Monash University and Monash College reserve the right to ask students to undertake an approved English proficiency test to meet English course requirements and will only accept English proficiency tests taken within 24 months prior to the course commencement date. Please note that all entry requirements for Monash University and Monash College are subject to change.
When you apply to Monash University for a Graduate Degree by Coursework you must satisfy the following:
1. Minimum age requirements : You must be at least 17 years of age to enrol in a Monash University course. Some exemptions may apply.
2. Academic and additional entry requirements
3. English entry requirements
All students who apply for a Monash University course must satisfy English entry requirements. Different English entry levels apply to Monash courses. If a student has completed several measures of English proficiency over a period of time, only the most recent demonstration of English is considered.
Monash University reserves the right to ask students to undertake an approved English proficiency test to meet English course requirements. English is the language of instruction Students can meet the English language requirement if they have undertaken the following studies at an institution where English is the language of instruction, communication and assessment for all aspects of study for the whole of the educational institution by satisfactorily completing the equivalent to at least 48 Monash credit points (one year of full-time study) at Australian VET diploma level or higher, or at undergraduate award level, or higher, which must be taken
within 2 years prior to the Monash course commencement date. Documentary evidence in the form of an official letter is required from the institution at which the study was undertaken. This document must be written and signed by the institution’s registrar (or other authorised person) of the education institution to the satisfaction
of the Academic Board.
English proficiency tests
The following English proficiency tests are accepted by Monash University:
• Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
• Internet/Paper Based TOEFL (American Test of English as a Foreign Language).
• Pearson Test of English (Academic).
• Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE).
Monash University reserves the right to ask students to undertake an approved English proficiency test to meet English course requirements, and will only accept English proficiency tests taken within 24 months prior to the Monash course commencement date. Please note that all entry requirements for Monash University
are subject to change.
Australian Year 12: ATAR published in this guide is indicative of the final ATAR score for entry in 2017 and should be used as a guide only.
A Level, GCE: Total score of a maximum of the best three A Level subject examinations taken within two years.* Two AS Level subjects can be counted in place of one A Level subject, provided that the subject has not been taken at A Level, and there is at least one A Level subject included in the calculation. AS Level results cannot be used to replace a poor performance in an A Level subject. Score A Level grades as follows: A*(a*) = 5, A(a) = 5, B(b)=4, C(c)=3, D(d)=2, E(e)=1, U=0. Score AS Level grades as follows: a(a) =2.5, b(b)=2, c(c)=1.5, d(d)=1, e(e)=0.5, U=0. N (Narrow failure) and U (Unclassified) not to be included in the calculation. A maximum of 1 bonus point is offered when achieving A* in an A Level subject.
* Subject examinations taken within two years may include more than one sitting. For example subject examinations in June 2012 until June 2014 are acceptable. High School Diploma (Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thông), Vietnam: Overall average of all Grade 12 results.
All India Senior School Certificate: Overall average of the best four academic subjects (excluding Physical Education).
US Admission Tests:
Advanced Placement: Total of the best two Advanced Placement (AP) examinations undertaken during grades 9 to 12 of the American High School Diploma. If more than two AP examinations have been completed, only the best two AP examinations will be used in the calculation. Minimum accepted score in each AP examination is 3. The following documents must also be submitted:
• Official final Advanced Placement examination issued by the College Board.
• Official final academic transcript and Diploma Certificate for the American High School Diploma (or equivalent Australian Year 12 qualification^) must be submitted.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – total score out of 2400: Total score obtained by adding the highest section scores* (by adding the best scores achieved for ‘Critical Reading’, ‘Mathematics’ and ‘Writing’) across all SAT examinations submitted to Monash University. The following documents must also be submitted:
* In order for the final score to be calculated all SAT scores must be marked out of 2400.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – total score out of 1600: Total score obtained by adding the highest section scores** (by adding the best scores achieved for ‘Evidence Based Reading and Writing’ and ‘Math’) across all SAT examinations submitted to Monash University. The following documents must also be submitted:
Additional Requirements for American Admission Tests (SAT and Advanced Placement):
• The American High School Diploma cannot be accepted independently for admission into Monash University. Schools that offer the American High School Diploma in the United States of America must be listed as accredited on the National Center for Education Statistics at nces.ed.gov/globallocator
• Schools that offer the American High School Diploma outside the United States of America must be accredited by the Advanced Ed or an equivalent regional accrediting agency in the United States of America as follows:
——Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
——New England Association of Schools and Colleges
——North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
——Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
——Northwest Accreditation Commission
——Western Association of Schools and Colleges
——Southern Association of Colleges and Schools).
• If a student has undertaken multiple American Admission Tests (i.e. SAT, AP or ACT), the test with the highest achieved scores will be considered as meeting Monash University undergraduate entry requirements.
^ Students who have undertaken an American Admission Test (i.e. SAT, AP or ACT) with another international qualification (equivalent to an Australian Year 12) will be considered for Monash University undergraduate admission, however the qualification OR American Admission Test with the highest achieved score will be used
to determine whether the student has met the entry requirements.
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education: Total score of the best five subjects (Category A and C only). Score graded as follows:
Level 1=1, Level 2=2, Level 3=3, Level 4=4, Level 5=5 or A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. A maximum of 1 bonus point is offered when achieving Level 5** or
Level 5* in a HKDSE Category A subject.
Indian School Certificate Examination: Overall average of the best four academic subjects (excluding Physical Education) and results indicated as PASS CERTIFICATE AWARDED.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: Total final score as awarded on the final official transcript.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma – Grade 12: Overall average of the best six academic Grade 12 subjects (excluding workplace preparation courses and open courses). Students must achieve a minimum total of 30 credits and complete Community Involvement.
SMA3, Indonesia: Overall average of Semester 1 and Semester 2 Grade 12 results.
South Africa, National Senior Certificate (awarded from 2009 and onwards): Total score of the best six subjects (excluding Life Orientation).
A maximum of 2 bonus points is offered for achieving: English Home Language achievement of Level 6 or above = +1 Mathematics achievement of Level 6 or above = +1 Mathematical Literacy achievement of Level 6 or above = +1.
STPM, Malaysia: Total of the best three subjects (excluding Pengajian Am (General Studies)
UEC, Malaysia: Average of the best five subjects with grades A1, A2, B3, B4, B5 and B6. Subjects with grades C7, C8 and F9 will not be included in the calculation. Scores graded as follows: A1=1, A2=2, B3=3, B4=4, B5=5, B6=6.
Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY): Overall average of the best eight units plus any bonus points that may apply. Successful completion of MUFY is required. The undergraduate entry requirements published in this brochure are for students who commence the MUFY program in 2018.
Higher Certificate in Higher Education Studies/Monash South Africa Foundation Year: Overall average of all subjects (including fails).
UNSW Foundation Studies: Final grade point average.
The University of Melbourne Trinity College Foundation Studies: Overall average of the best four subjects.
Monash College Diploma: The Monash College Diploma Part 1 and Part 2 entry requirements published in this guide are for students commencing their undergraduate destination degree in 2019.
At Monash, we foster a sense of community among our students.
Community means safety, friendship, support and wellbeing. A vital part of preparing yourself for a life of learning, innovation and exploration is the opportunity to meet and learn from one another. This is what living on campus, or in "Res" offers.
For students who live on campus, university life continues beyond the classrooms. Every residence has a long list of activities to help you meet people, stay connected, form study groups and enjoy your time. Friends you make in Res may well become lifelong connections and form part of your social and professional networks well beyond graduation.
We offer a range of on-campus accommodation options at Clayton, Berwick and Peninsula.
We are also currently building four new halls of residence at the Clayton campus to be available in 2016. This exciting new hub will include three shopping precincts with food outlets, pop-up bars, shops, public spaces for entertainment, and plenty of green space to relax and connect.
It's all about lifestyle in the halls of residence, where a thriving social scene is a core part of Res life.
Each room comes with a king-size single bed, a desk, a chair and a wardrobe. In our new buildings you can cook in your room, as there are fridges, microwaves and cooktops, with room for a toaster and kettle.
Every floor also has its own kitchen, laundry and resident advisor ("RA") to look out for students' welfare. The mascots, the traditions, the chats, the late-night coffees, the support and the friendships come to life in the stairways, hallways and common rooms of the halls.
The single-room studio design is so stylish and functional that we have adopted it for all of our new buildings. Each studio comes with its own kitchen area and bathroom.
It's a bit like living in a luxury hotel filled with people you really want to talk to and people who want you to be safe, happy and productive.
If you have friends you want to share a space with, and yet still live at university, or you feel a smaller community would suit you, then shared flats and houses are the answer.
Most flats have four bedrooms but you can choose a two-, three- or five-bedroom option.
Monash Residential Services can also help you find off-campus accommodation. We are able to offer advice on:
Currently there are no scholarships available.