Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria - Programs And Fees

    Melbourne, VictoriaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1958established year

    Bachelor of Engineering [B.Eng] (Software Engineering)

    4 years
    full time
    honours & on-campus


    1st Year

    International Student Tution

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have completed secondary level education or equivalent.
    • Students should have an International Baccalaureate Diploma.
    • Students need to have exposure to English and Mathematics

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Students completed a Diploma from an accredited institution with 65% in the final years of the program.

    Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit the scores (minimum 300) for a better chance of admission.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.

    Program Description

    • The Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering at Monash University is a 4-year program.
    • Monash is the highest-ranked university for Engineering and Technology in Australia for 2018 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017 - 2018.
    • This is an honors program that will introduce students to extra subjects and skills to handle real-world problems.
    • At Monash, the student can become a fully qualified and accredited engineer in just four years.
    • Software is everywhere. It does everything from dispensing medicine to controlling flight paths to monitoring and shaping our shopping habits.
    • The world's major companies, governments, and organizations depend on smartly designed and well-built software. And they rely on the expertise of skilled software engineers to make it happen.
    • This will flourish as a problem solver, learning to blend technical expertise with innovation. The student will be creative and adaptive, dealing with real-world constraints such as cost, time, and risk, producing efficient, reliable software.
    • Students can also participate in a double degree program that allows an individual to progress two programs at the same time.
    • The students will have a huge choice of IT electives from Australia's leading IT Faculty, from 'Cybersecurity' to 'Games programming' to 'Business information systems'.
    • The Female to male ratio in this program is 57: 43 which shows equality of education among genders.
    • The student-teacher ratio in this program is 33:1 which also makes professors deal with students' doubts.
    • The jobs to follow after graduation are:
      • Applications developer.
      • Database administrator
      • Game developer
      • Multimedia programmer
      • Software engineer
      • Software tester.., etc.
    • The average salary of the student after graduation is 95,083 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees130640 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakesummer (Deadline - Jan 15)
    Admission Intakewinter (Deadline - July 31)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL,PTE
    Program URL

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
    • English language requirement scores like IELTS, TOEFL are to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    summer Jan 15, 2022
    winter Jul 31, 2021

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in


    79 / 120

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    58 / 90

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    1120 / 1600

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$32660$32660$32660$32660

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year


    Times Higher Education

    Times Higher Education 2021

    Ranked #71 / 1001

    Engineering [ International ]

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Monash Engineering International Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship$23137YesN/A
    Monash Business School Undergraduate Scholarship- India$20000YesN/A
    Monash International Scholarship for Excellence$40000YesNov 6, 2021
    Monash International Leadership ScholarshipVariableYesN/A

    VISA & Work Study


    • The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is responsible for issuing visas for entry to Australia.
    • Students who are planning to study a registered course are required to obtain a student visa.
    • With this visa the student can :
      • Participate in an eligible course of study in Australia
      • Travel in and out of Australia
      • Work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once the course starts
    • This is a temporary visa to study for up to 5 years. The type of course and its length will determine the length of stay.
    • Primary school children enrolled in years 1-4 can only be granted a student visa for a maximum of 2 years. 
    • If the student visa will expire before the graduation the student might be eligible for a Visitor visa (subclass 600). The student will need a letter from the education provider with the date of the graduation.
    • The visa costs from AUD620 for the main applicant, unless they are exempt.
    • The visa application can take longer to process if the student :
      • Do not fill it incorrectly.
      • Do not include all the documents that need more information.
      • It takes time to verify the information.
    • The Eligibility to apply for a visa is:
      • Age – less than 20 years old when they begin Year 12.
      • Evidence of enrolment
      • The student must have taken the English language test in the 2 years before the student applies to for a student visa.
      • English language evidence exemptions:

      • The student is a citizen and holds a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland 
      • The student is an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
      • 2 years before applying for the student visa, they completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while they held a student visa.

    Work Study

    • Employers look favorably on students who can balance study and work commitments because it shows good time-management skills and a willingness to work. 
    • As a guide, the student should avoid working more than 15 hours per week during the semester if the student is a full-time student, otherwise, it might affect the studies.
    • All the students in this university will have access to career gateway which is an online job searching within the university premises
    • If a student has a student visa then they can work for a maximum of 40 hours per week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    • The jobs to follow after graduation are:
      • Applications developer.
      • Database administrator
      • Game developer
      • Multimedia programmer
      • Software engineer
      • Software tester.., etc.
    • The average salary of the student after graduation is 95,083 USD.

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