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Monash University, Australia

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Rank

    30

  • Established

    1958

Overview

Total No. of International Students

23,835

Monash University is one of Australia’s leading institutions and operates across four campuses in the Melbourne region. Additionally, it has research and learning centres across the globe.

The university has a vibrant community culture with a diverse array of academic programs and is an excellent choice for students seeking a dynamic and enriching study abroad experience. The academic framework of Monash University is centred around blending learning with interactive sessions and usage of  all the tools and resources a scholar needs. The institute offers career-led courses taught by world-class leading professionals.

 

Why Choose Monash University?

Monash University provides professionally accredited programs with globally recognized qualifications. There is extensive focus on hands-on practical learning along with a plethora of work opportunities.

Here are some compelling reasons why you should continue your education at Monash University.

Monash University Rankings

Monash University is globally renowned and ranked by various platforms based on different metrics. The university ranks among the top 80 universities globally across platforms like the QS World Ranking, Times Higher Education Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Wide Array of Study Options

Monash University offers courses in different categories ranging from generalist degrees, specialisations, diplomas, double degrees and more, providing students with ample options to choose from. The medium of study also has options including part-time, full-time or through online and distance learning, which eradicates time constraints and helps students manage work-life balance.

Campus Facilities

The university’s campuses are well-equipped with technology and other tools, and also have support hubs that assist students in their academics. Many other amenities are available for students to benefit from, like art and design studios, science labs, student kitchens, and winter gardens. All of the campuses have thriving communities, clubs and societies where you can find your tribe and feel at home.

Research Opportunities

Students at Monash University can take up a research-focused honours programme after the completion of their degree. The university has many research centres, such as Monash Injury Research Institute, Monash Sustainable Development Institute and Monash Centre for  Atomically Thin Materials.

 Upgrade in Curriculum

The university constantly strives to improve its key areas, giving Monash a competitive edge over other institutions. The university majorly focuses on the areas of drug discovery, manufacturing, development, formulation and medicine use and safety.

 

Key Features

Some of the key features of Monash University are listed below.

The university provides international students with an ample amount of  scholarships and internship possibilities. In fact, Monash offers more than 400 types of scholarships to provide its scholars with financial aid.

  • The university is a  member of Go8, a prestigious group of Australian institutions noted for their outstanding research and teaching.

  • The university has a wide range of course options, including in-depth courses, specialised courses, and numerous UG and PG courses.

  • It is ranked 44th by Times Higher Education University Rankings in 2023.

  • The university has student-exchange agreements with upward of 100 partner universities in more than 25 countries

  • Monash's most top-ranked programmes are in the Pharmacy and Pharmacology sector.

  • The estimated Average full-time salary for undergraduate and postgraduate students is 73,000 AUD

Monash University Courses & Fees

Monash University Courses

Monash University offers a wide category of courses for international students. It provides more than  400 undergraduate, graduate, and other degree courses in 10 different faculties like Engineering, Law, Medicine etc. The university also offers courses in Global Studies, Biomedical Science, Economics, Architectural Design.

Monash University undergraduate and postgraduate level courses are listed in the tables below.

Monash University Fee Structure and Cost of Living

The university's tuition fee varies depending on the type of programme you have opted for. You can get more clarity on the fee breakdown by navigating the course page database section available on the website. Also, you may be eligible for a discount if you have a sibling studying at Monash or if you’re an alumnus. Your cost of living may vary depending on the type of accommodation you choose and other living expenses.

Monash University Fees Structure
Undergraduate AUD 38,000 to AUD 53,000 per year
Postgraduate AUD 40,000 to AUD 53,000 per year
Application Fees  $100
Accommodation On campus: $315 to $380 per week
Rental $420 to $500 per week
Other Living Expenses  Groceries and eating out: $150 to $500 per week
Gas, water and electricity: $40 to $80 per week
Phone and internet: $20 to $46 per week
Car (after purchase):  $150 to $300 per week
Entertainment: $150 to $300 per week
Transport  $25 to $50 per week

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Monash University Rankings & Intakes

Monash University Rankings

The Monash University rankings are from various platforms. It is globally accredited for its state-of-the-art facilities and research environment. Times Higher Education, U.S. News and  QS World Rankings list universities worldwide based on academic reputation, faculty-student ratio, employer reputation, international students ratio, citations per faculty, international research network, employment outcomes, etc. You can find these rankings below.

Monash University Ranking
Ranked By Ranking
Times Higher Education University Rankings 2024  54
QS World Ranking 2024  42
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) (Shanghai Ranking) 2022 75
US News & World Report Global Universities 37

One of the most reliable ranking systems in the world is QS Global University Rankings. In addition to ranking the university overall, it also considers the courses that are offered there. Below is a list of the 2022 QS World University Rankings for courses.

QS World University Ranking 2022 for Courses
Subjects Ranking
Global MBA 73
Engineering and Technology 39
Sociology 48
Physics and Astronomy 51-100
Biological Sciences 51-100
Mathematics 51-100
Architecture & Built Environment 101-150
Performing Arts 51-100
Pharmacy & Pharmacology 1
Politics & International Studies 51-100
Art & Design 51-100

The Times Higher Education website is another rate college course based on diverse criteria. It is also among the world's most credible platforms. Here’s a list of the 2023 Times Higher Education Course Rankings for courses.

Times Higher Education Course Rankings 2023
Course Ranking
Life Sciences 54
Psychology 54
Arts & Humanities 54
Clinical and Health 32
Law 41
PG Business and Economics 39
Engineering 44
PG Computer Science 57

Monash University Intakes

Monash University’s application deadlines generally close in the month of January to February for the March intake and in the month of May and June for July intake. So pull up your socks during these window periods and jumpstart your application process.

Monash University Intakes
 Intake Application Deadline
First Round  30th June 
Late Round  31st August 

 NOTE: The deadlines to apply may vary depending on the course chosen. 

Admission Criteria

You must meet the admission requirements given by the institution for your specific course in order to be admitted to an undergraduate or postgraduate programme. This typically entails a level of academic success with proof of English proficiency, a statement of purpose, and having other certifications. Monash University acceptance rate is 40%. It is important to note that the university specifically assesses your mathematics score as a major eligibility criteria.

Here are specific requirements for admission at Monash University.

Monash University Entry Requirements
Eligibility Undergraduate Post Graduate
Academics 60-70% 60-70%
IELTS 6.5 or above 6.5 or above
TOEFL iBT 79+ 79+
PTE Above 58 Above 58
LOR Requires one Requires two
Work Experience Not Accepted Accepted
Contact our counselors for application details

Monash University Scholarships

The university offers generous scholarships so that all the bright scholars out there get an opportunity to unlock their potential. The institution offers more than 200 scholarships, access to government loans and fee discounts depending on the guidelines.

S.No. Scholarship Name Max Scholarship amount Scholarship Type Number of Awards
1 Monash International Leadership Scholarship 100% course fees paid until the minimum number of points for your degree are completed (excludes OSHC, accommodation and living costs)
2 Women in IT Support Scholarship $6000 for one year only
3 Monash International Merit Scholarship $10,000 per 48 credit points (up to A$ 50,000) for the duration of your course.
4 Engineering International High Achievers Scholarship $15,000 per 48 credit points, paid towards your tuition fees, up to four years.
5 Engineering International Success Scholarship $10,000 per 48 credit points, paid towards your tuition fees.
6 Faculty of IT IBL Scholarship $18,000 paid in two instalments of $9,000. 22 week placement with one of the industry partners of the Faculty of Information Technology.
7 Biomedicine Discovery Scholarship $3000 per 48 credit points of study for the minimum number of credit points required to complete the degree, to a maximum of three years.
8 Pharmacy International Undergraduate Merit Scholarship 50% of tuition fees paid per year until the minimum credit points for your degree are completed
9 Faculty of Law Masters International Scholarship $20,000 for one year only paid toward tuition fees.
10 Faculty of Law International Asia Scholarship Course fees paid of between 25% and 100% for the minimum number of credit points required to complete your degree.

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