“Adapt as your fundamental creed that you will equip yourself for life, not solely for your own benefit but for the benefit of the whole community.” – Sir John Monash
Monash University was established in 1958 in Melbourne, Australia; the city ranked 2nd in the QS Best Student Cities rankings, 2016. It is a vibrant and youthful institution, rife with enthusiasm, optimism, creativity and accessibility. Monash is internationally renowned for the high quality of its education and research, something the institution vows will change the world for the better.
But Monash is a University that goes far beyond just good intentions. Its impact is felt at both a local and international level. It is a global university with a presence on four continents, and its plans for the future are both inspiring and ambitious.
Monash University offers a large number of courses across a broad spectrum of disciplines, and students have the opportunity to choose from a variety of study options, including double degrees, part-time study, off-campus learning and alternative pathways.
But there is more than just one way you can become a student at Monash. If you have a drive for success and a passion for learning, the institution will do its very best to get you there.
If you have already completed study equivalent to the Australian Year 12, you could be eligible to apply for direct entry to your chosen course at Monash. International qualification entry requirements and scores for courses can be found using the study credit and admissions eligibility search.
Monash College provides three distinct pathways to help you gain admission to the University. The pathway you choose will depend on your particular skills and interests, your destination degree and your future aspirations. Explore the Monash pathways to discover which one is right for you.
Monash University Foundation Year
The Monash University Foundation Year is perfect for international students, giving them the best possible preparation for success at Monash University. It is a pre-university program that guarantees entry into the first year of any degree at Monash University*, provided all components are successfully completed and entry requirements are met. Students may select 13 subjects that best suit their skills, interests and the degree they wish to apply for.
Monash College Diplomas
Monash College Diplomas offer a direct pathway into second year of a Monash University course in art, design and architecture; the arts; business; engineering; technology and science.
These courses are specially designed to build student’s confidence, and make their transition into university-level study as comfortable as possible.
Monash College English Language Courses
Monash College’s English Language courses are tailored to provide international students with the English language and academic skills needed to thrive in the Monash community. Monash College offers several English language courses guaranteed to help overseas students find their English flow. The school also boasts state-of-the-art facilities to help develop language skills both in and out of class.
The school’s experienced faculty are dedicated to the success of each individual student. Each campus has qualified academic advisers, counsellors and student experience teams to ensure students get all the assistance they need.
*Entry requirements into Monash College and Monash University apply.