Monash University, Australia

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2016–17) 65
  • THE World University Ranking (2016–17) 74

Entry Requirements

  • Entry requirements are based on Australian Year 12 equivalent.
  • For more information visit www.monash.edu/coursefinder.

Teaching Methods

  • 5 star PLUS Institution rating (QS Stars, 2012) including 5 star rating for Teaching.
  • The Good Universities Guide, 2013 awarded Monash a 5 star rating for Staff Qualifications and Student/Staff Ratio.
  • Courses are designed for students to be career ready and enrich their personal development.

Course Flexibility

  • Monash University offers an extensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across all ten Monash faculties – Art, Design and Architecture; Arts; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Information Technology; Law; Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences; Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Science.
  • Double degrees are a popular choice amongst career ambitious students, providing more career flexibility and opportunities.

Student Services and Facilities

  • There are eight branches of the Monash University Library in Victoria, Australia and associated libraries in Malaysia and South Africa.
  • Monash Smartphone Application which features include eMaps of Monash Australian campuses, shuttle bus timetables, library hours and PC finder.
  • Monash University Employment and Career Development (ECD) provide students a range of services to be career ready. They are consistent recipients the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards – Best Careers Service for Employers.
  • Other facilities include gym and sporting facilities, bookshops, childcare centres, medical clinics, and spiritual centres.

Support for International Students

  • International student advisers are located in Monash Connect on every campus, to help students with any enquires, issues and advice about visas, immigration and accommodation.
  • Airport reception – students may organise a free airport pick up service, with driver from Monash to take them to their accommodation.
  • Pre-departure briefings in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia for students and parents.
  • Monash Orientation program act as an introduction to the Faculty, course coordinator(s) and other key academic and professional staff members, and is a great opportunity to meet other new students commencing the course.

Disability Services

  • Services available include note takers and Auslan interpreters, readings in alternative formats, loans of electric scooters, adaptive equipment and software and alternative arrangements for exams.
  • Find out about disability services at Monash University online.

Students' Union

  • Student associations provide services, activities and representation on academic affairs for students at all Monash campuses.
  • Over 150 different clubs and societies.
  • Other services include Monash radio, language assistance and migration seminars.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • Visit Monash Career Gateway for access to employment opportunities, events and career resources online.

Student Mix

  • Monash University has more than 62,000 student enrolments.
  • Home to international student ratio is 16:9.
  • 57% female, 43% male.

History

  • Named after engineer, military leader and public administrator Sir John Monash, Monash University was established during 1958 in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Monash University welcomed its first intake of students in 1961.
  • In just 50 years it has grown to become Australia’s largest university, enrolling more than 62,000 students from all over the world.
  • The youngest member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of Australian universities renowned for their excellence in research, teaching and scholarship. 

Further Details

Address Monash University
871 Dandenong Road
Caulfield East
VIC 3145
Australia