Monash University offers admissions to international students for its winter and summer term. Over 83,000 students enrolled with the university for the class of 2019-2020. Around 54,000 students enrolled for Monash’s UG programs and over 23,000 for PG programs. International students contributed with 27,000 or more enrollments to the student body of the university.
At the 10 faculties of the university, more than 450 courses are offered including 145+ UG minors and major, and specializations and 150+ graduate course work, diploma, and certificate courses. The disciplines that have maximum number of international students admitted included are:
International aspirants who wish to apply for undergraduate courses at Monash, apply through VTAC or through the Monash University’s online application. When applying directly, you are automatically considered for entrance scholarships for international students at Monash.
|Application Mode||UG program: VTAC/Monash Direct|
|Application Fee||UG- 100 AUD|
|Intake||Winter & Summer|
|Test Score Accepted||IELTS, TOEFL, GMAT, GRE|
The deadlines for Australian universities vary among the programs offered at the university. The admissions to undergraduate programs are offered on a rolling basis. For graduate programs the admission deadlines are dependent on the faculty. However, it generally opens by early August and closes by late November.
The application deadlines for Monash University 2021-entry are as follows:
|MBA||Round 1: May 31|
Round 2: Jul 31
Round 3: Sep 30
|Graduate Coursework||Summer Semester: Jan 15|
Winter Semester: Jul 31
|Graduate Research-based||Summer Semester: Feb end|
Winter Semester: Oct 31
Applicants are suggested to ensure that they check the deadlines with the faculty they wish to apply for. Each year a number of students enroll with the 10 faculties at the university. Given below are some of the faculties with maximum number of student enrollment:
Admission for international students to Monash university are open throughout the year for most of the programs. Applicants are judged on the basis of their academic excellence and language proficiency. As international students, applicants are required to fulfill additional requirements for studying in Australia.
You are required to have the following documents when applying for admissions at Monash University:
International applicants are required to submit certain test score results when applying for various programs at Monash University. The admissions to both UG and PG program require applicants to have the same language proficiency which is as follows:
|Test||MInimum Score Required||Minimum Component Score|
|TOEFL||iBT: 79||Reading: 13; Listening: 12|
Writing: 21 & Speaking: 18
|pBT: 550||Written: 4.5|
You can submit any of the above-mentioned scores for fulfilling English language proficiency for undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Alternatively, completion of four years of education in English medium institution can also be submitted as a proof of language proficiency for international students from non-native English speaking countries.
Your Australian student visa will only be accepted if you fulfill the following minimum requirements:
There are over 145 on-campus and online undergraduate programs. Some programs have unique admission requirements that are to be fulfilled along with the general Monash University requirements. These are detailed below:
Apply via: VTAC/Monash Direct
Application fee: 100 AUD
|Program||Core Subject Requirements|
|Applied Data Science||English, Maths, Science|
|BBA||English & Maths|
|Biomedical Science||English, Science, Maths|
|Computer Science||Maths & English|
Knowledge of Computers
|Engineering||Math, Science, English|
|Information Technology||Maths & English|
For most of the undergraduate programs mostly Mathematics, English and Science is required. However, for some programs additional core subjects may be required for admissions. Visit the program page for details.
There are over 168 PG programs at Monash including masters degree and other programs. Given below is table outlining the entry requirements to a variety of graduate courses:
Apply via: Monash Application Portal
|Course Type||Duration||Academic Requirements|
|Postgraduate Diploma||2 Semester||UG or PG certificate in relevant field|
|Masters (honors)||2 Semester||Honors UG degree|
|Masters by Coursework||3 Semester: for 3 year UG applicants|
2 Semester: for 4 year UG applicant
|Relevant Bachelor's degree|
|Professional Masters||2 Semester||Bachelor's degree & work experience|
|Masters by Researchwork||2 Semester||Honors bachelor’s degree|
The admission requirement for some of the popular programs are detailed below:
|MBA||2 years work experience, 2 LOR|
|Banking and Finance||UG with weighted average mark of 60% or an equivalent GPA|
|Data Science||60% or equivalent GPA in a UG in relevant field|
|Information Technology||60% or more in a UG degree in IT or relevant computing courses|
|Marketing||60% in UG in marketing, 2 years work experience|
The university assesses international application against the minimum age, English, and academic entry requirements. If all the documents are requirements are fulfilled then the university will make a full offer. An email will be sent to the applicant.
If the university does not offer an applicant a full offer immediately, the applicant may receive a conditional offer. A conditional offer means the applicant must submit more information in order to receive a full offer.
If the applicant is not successful for first-course preference, the university will assess for the next preference on the application form, or for a pathway program through Monash College.