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Monash College Australia Course Guide 2010

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Welcome Monash College is your pathway to a Monash University degree, a highly-regarded qualification that is recognised around the world. Monash is one of the top universities in Australia and one of the youngest universities ranked in the world’s top 50 by the 2009 UK Times Higher Education Supplement. At Monash there is a world of opportunity on offer. With a unique international profile spanning four continents, Monash University can draw on perspectives and resources from Asia, Europe, South Africa and Australia. At Monash University we are determined to continue as one of the most sought after universities here and overseas by enhancing the student experience and improving graduate outcomes. Monash College diplomas provide you with an academic bridge to make a smooth and successful transition to study at Monash University. Our program has been designed to provide an outstanding learning experience with specialised student support. Thank you for considering joining the Monash community. Please join us and begin your very own journey of exploration, challenge and success. Professor Edward Byrne AO Vice-Chancellor and President, Monash University

Monash College is recognised internationally as a leading highereducation provider that has excellent teachers, strong levels of support and a stimulating university environment. At Monash College we understand that students learn in different ways and at different rates. We strive to ensure that our teaching is student centred, mindful of individual needs and reflects student interests and potential. Our results demonstrate that students who successfully undertake a Monash College diploma program complete their Monash degrees in the same time as those who enter directly into the University. Monash College also helps to ensure that students settle comfortably into their studies and new environment. Central to this is the support provided by our learning advisors and our Student Life programs. Monash College is your pathway to a university degree and successful career. We look forward to working with you in the near future. Jo Mithen Chief Executive Officer, Monash College Pty Ltd

CRICOS provider: Monash University 00008C, Monash College Pty Ltd 01857J Disclaimer: While the information provided in this booklet was correct at the time of its publication, Monash University reserves the right to alter procedures, fees and regulations should the need arise. This information was correct at May 2010.


Contents Monash: Your Passport to success........................ 2 10 reasons to study at Monash.............................. 4 Why choose Monash College?.............................. 6 Your pathway to Monash University....................... 8 Engage with the world of Monash........................ 10 Monash University campuses.............................. 11 Marvellous Melbourne.......................................... 12 Diploma of Art and Design Studies...................... 14 Diploma of Arts ................................................... 16 Diploma of Business............................................ 18 Diploma of Engineering Studies........................... 20 Diploma of Information Technology..................... 22 English language courses ................................... 24 Student well-being and support services............. 25 Accommodation .................................................. 26 International student information ........................ 28 A pathway for Australian students...................... 30 How to apply ....................................................... 32 Terms and conditions .......................................... 35


Monash: Your Passport to success The Monash Passport describes the Monash approach to learning and teaching, which will create richer learning experiences and opportunities for every student. If you want to undertake a prestigious professional degree from day one, choose Monash University.

Choose

Explore

www.monash.edu/choose

www.monash.edu/explore

Choose interests and career aspirations including the career-driven double-degree program from day one.

Explore by taking advantage of study links with 117 partner universities in 27 countries and generous grants to study at Monash campuses in Malaysia and South Africa.

Monash has more staff, more students, more courses and more campuses around the globe than any other Australian university. This means more choice and flexibility for you. You can choose your campus, a single or double degree, or choose distance learning to create a study timetable that fits your lifestyle.

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Many students study at Monash because of the University’s international perspective and international footprint – making study abroad the logical move, gaining international experience and networks as part of your degree. Monash has travel grants and an extensive support network to encourage students to fulfil their potential through the experience of international study.


Act

Investigate

Enhance

www.monash.edu/act

www.monash.edu/investigate

www.monash.edu/enhance

Act by taking part in community programs, building leadership and employment skills, and giving back to the community.

Investigate by taking up a research project as part of a degree and being part of an enhanced Honours program.

Enhance the university experience through contact with exemplary teachers and mentors in highstandard facilities.

Monash researchers are committed to improving the human condition through pioneering IVF technology, drug developments that combat malaria and influenza, ground breaking accident research, and climate change solutions. In 2008 University research income totalled A$220 million. Many undergraduates embrace the opportunity for early exposure to research-based work. From cataloguing plants in the wetlands of Borneo, to medical research projects in laboratories of some of the world’s finest biotechnology experts, there are many inspiring opportunities for research at Monash.

Monash endeavours to equip graduates with the necessary skills and experiences to live, learn, work and contribute globally. We want to make the experience a good one by connecting motivated students with exemplary teachers and mentors.

The staff and students of Monash University are distinguished by their commitment to improve the human condition around the globe – making a direct, tangible difference to the quality of life of others. The University encourages students to make a difference to their own lives and the lives of others by participating in volunteering programs. Along the way students develop the skills of negotiation, teamwork and analysis that are critical to success in life and career.

Monash University has a lead role to influence and deliver outcomes for 21st century societies. Our research addresses national and international priorities like sustainability, security and economic development, as well as scientific and medical advances.

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reasons to study at Monash

Prestige

Global reach

Employment

Monash has over 56,000 students, more than 200,000 alumni and a network of powerful international alliances. By studying at Monash, you will become an active member of the global Monash community. Monash is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight universities and is recognised for excellence in research, teaching and scholarship. In 2009 it was ranked among the top 50 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education Supplement.

The world is our campus. From an initial intake of 347 students on one campus in Melbourne, Monash has grown to six Australian campuses, plus campuses in Malaysia and South Africa, attracting students from more than 100 countries. Monash also has a centre in Prato, Italy, providing a base for students and staff to engage closely with European researchers. There are over 17,000 international students studying in Australia and at overseas Monash campuses, around 30 per cent of the total student body.

Monash is highly respected by employers and multinational companies actively recruit on campus. Many Monash degrees offer industry placements that can give you an edge in the graduate job market.

International advantage A Monash qualification is recognised around the world. Monash University students have unparalleled study abroad options. Student exchange agreements, with more than 120 universities worldwide, enhance the University’s global experience.

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Lifestyle Melbourne is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities on the basis of its cultural life, climate, cost of living, good public transport and health care. Beaches, art, music, sport and entertainment are all within easy reach.

Study experience Monash invests heavily in teaching and learning facilities. Monash has state-ofthe-art multimedia lecture theatres, more than 2500 computer workstations and libraries that contain more than three million items, many available online. Monash University offers an outstanding study experience.


Research

Leadership

Teaching excellence

Monash is a leading, research intensive university and its students and staff are major contributors to international medical and scientific developments.

Monash has embarked on an ambitious plan to deliver outcomes for the 21st century around the challenges of sustainability, health and well-being, productivity and innovation, and social inclusion. This leadership speaks of a university confident about its status and influence as it enters its sixth decade.

Our academic staff-student ratio is higher than the average Australian university, so you will receive more focus and attention. Our staff are recognised as leaders and innovators in their fields. They are committed to bringing out the best in students and reinforcing the importance of a fully-rounded and globally-relevant education.

Monash University scientists are involved in the world’s first clinical trials of a stem cell treatment for people with neck and spine injuries while the newly-established Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute will explore the possibilities of human regeneration. The Australian Government has awarded Monash A$89.9 million to develop New Horizons, a centre for excellence in future manufacturing research and teaching. The initiative will bring together 300 staff from Monash and the CSIRO, Australia’s largest publicly-funded research organisation.

Monash shows community leadership on many fronts. Its law graduates occupy the four most senior judicial positions in the Victorian court system; our leadership in climate change research was recognised when eight Monash scientists shared in the prestige of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize; the Monash MBA was ranked number two in Australia and three in Asia by the Economist Intelligence Unit in 2008 and our engineering courses are ranked at the internationally-accredited Washington Accord standard.

Scholarships Monash offers more than 1000 new coursework scholarships and bursaries worth more than $10 million in 2010 for academic excellence and equity. More than half will be offered to Indigenous students, students from rural and isolated areas and students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Monash will administer a total of more than 4450 new and ongoing scholarships and awards in 2010 valued at $42 million. For a complete list of scholarships, visit www.monash.edu.au/scholarships 5


Why choose Monash College?

Direct entry to Monash University Monash College diploma programs are ideal for bridging the gap between current qualifications and the academic qualifications accepted by Monash University.

Diploma – equivalent to first year of a Monash University degree

A global network Monash College programs are offered in five countries. Student can study in Australia or through licensed partners in China, Indonesia, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. Students also have the opportunity to complete their chosen degree at Monash University campuses in Australia, Malaysia or South Africa.

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Monash College’s small class sizes help students move to tertiary study in a supported environment. Students receive personalised attention from teachers and have access to English language and well-being support systems.

Flexible start dates and progression Students can tailor the start of their Monash journey to coincide with their forecast entry into university. Monash College diplomas begin in February, July and October each year.

A Monash College diploma teaches students how to succeed at university at the same time as completing first year of their degree. Once students have successfully completed a Monash College diploma, and achieved the required results, they will move directly to second year* of their chosen degree at Monash University.

Small classes and individual support

*Some destination degrees in the Faculty of Art and Design offer partial credit to first year university study.

Having three intakes enables students to fast track their diploma study.


Wide range of destination degrees Students can choose to move from Monash College to a selection of more than 50 Monash University degrees. You can find destination degree information under the relevant diploma pages in this guide, or at www.monashcollege.edu.au/destination

Faculty-designed diplomas

Credit transfer Credit transfer gives recognition for any relevant previous study and can further accelerate student entry to Monash University. Monash College may grant credit for subjects (units) passed at other recognised institutions if they are considered equivalent in content and standard to those offered by Monash College or are relevant to the planned course of study.

Monash College programs ensure that students acquire the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their tertiary studies and beyond. They are fully endorsed and recognised by Monash University and designed in collaboration with the University faculties, leading educators and industry experts. 7


Your pathway to Monash University Diploma to degree Monash College diploma programs provide a pathway into second year* of selected degrees in the Faculties of Art and Design; Arts; Business and Economics; Engineering; Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences; and Information Technology.

Third/Fourth-year university Second-year university

Australian Year 12 or equivalent

Monash College Diploma Part 2

First-year university

(8 months)^

Monash College Diploma Part 1 (8 months)

Australian Year 11 or equivalent

Diploma structure

Diploma Part 1

Diploma Part 2

Each Monash College diploma is structured in two parts consisting of two trimesters each^.

Learning studies and e-learning

Equivalent to first year university

The Monash College Diploma Part 1 is for students with qualifications equivalent to an Australian Year 11. The diploma helps students make a smooth transition to successful university study. The Part 1 program is eight months in duration.

Students with a qualification comparable to Australian Year 12 may be accepted directly into Part 2 of a Monash College diploma.

The Monash College academic year is divided into three trimesters. Each trimester is approximately four months long with intakes in February, June and October. Diploma program entry points Students may enter the diploma program at either Part 1 or Part 2, depending on their highest education qualification and results.

Students will be given insights and tools to help them become an independent learner with strong skills in critical, analytical and creative thinking and will foster a deep understanding of research techniques.

In Part 2 of the Monash College program students undertake the equivalent of first year university studies. Successful students progress to the second year* of their chosen Monash University degree on completion of their diploma.

* Dependent on entry level, country of study, Monash College results and destination degree entry requirements.

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^ The Monash College Diploma of Engineering Studies, Part 2 is of three trimesters (12 months) duration.


Entry requirements To commence at Monash College and go on to Monash University, you first need to meet age, academic and English language proficiency requirements.

1. Age requirement

Academic results The academic entry scores for Monash College differ according to preferred diploma and previous qualifications. Please refer to the Monash College Australia application form for specific entry requirement scores or visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/ entryrequirements

Diploma Part 1 – Students must be at least 16 years of age when they first enrol at Monash College. Diploma Part 2 – Students must be at least 17 years of age when they first enrol at Monash College. Monash College may offer a deferred place if a student does not meet the age requirement.

Highest education qualification Diploma Part 1 – The minimum level of schooling required is Australian Year 11 or equivalent.

2. Academic requirements

Diploma Part 2 – The minimum level of schooling required is Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

Entry into Monash College at Diploma Part 1 or Diploma Part 2 depends on a student’s: • academic results • highest education qualification • prerequisite subjects. English test

Prerequisite subjects Some diploma programs have specific subject prerequisites. Visit the diploma pages in this guide for more information. Result required for Diploma Part 1 (Business, Engineering Studies, IT)

3. English language proficiency requirements International students must be able to demonstrate English language ability before being admitted to Monash College. English language requirements can be met if English was the language of instruction in secondary studies or an approved English language subject was completed. Applicants who fall short of the English requirements are encouraged to undertake an English language program through Monash University English Language Centre. Refer to page 26 of this guide for more information or visit www.monash.edu/englishcentre.

Result required for Diploma Part 1 (Art and Design Studies, Arts, Health Sciences)

Result required for Diploma Part 2 (Art and Design Studies, Arts, Business, Engineering Studies, IT, Health Sciences)

Australian Year 11 English or ESL

C Grade or 60%

C Grade or 60%

Not applicable

Australian Year 12 English or ESL

Year 11 English or ESL with C Grade minimum or 60%

Year 11 English or ESL with C Grade minimum or 60%

VCE study score 25 or equivalent ESL study score 30 or equivalent

GCE O or A Level General Paper (English)

C

C

C

Malaysia SPM / STPM English

A1 or A2

A1 or A2

A1 or A2

Hong Kong CEE English Syllabus B

C

C

C

Hong Kong CEE English subject (2007 onwards)

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3

3

IELTS*

5.5 (No band lower than 5.0)

6.0 (No band lower than 6.0)

6.5 (No band lower than 6.0)

TOEFL including Test of Written English (Paper-based)

527 (TWE 4)

550 (TWE 4.5)

580 (TWE 4.5)

TOEFL iBT (Internet-based)

Overall: 71, Writing: 17+ No section lower than 13

Overall: 80, Writing: 20+ No section lower than 18

Overall: 90, Writing: 22+ No section lower than 20

* Note that IELTS is the only English proficiency test accepted for students from countries in certain assessment levels. To check which English test is accepted for your country please consult the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) at the Australian Consulate or Embassy in your country for information. The visa subclass for Monash College is 572. *Note that applicants from assessment levels 3 and 4 may require higher English language proficiency to satisfy visa requirements. Visit www.immi.gov.au/students for details

Intakes Students finishing their Monash College diploma program can start at Monash University in February or July. Plan ahead to allow for any gap time between diploma course ending and university starting. Typically a diploma is completed over four trimesters (two trimesters per Part). Full pathway: Diploma Part 1 intakes

Diploma Part 2 intakes

University degree intakes (gap in study)

June 2010

February 2011

February 2012 (4 months)

October 2010

June 2011

February 2012

February 2011

October 2011

July 2012

June 2011

February 2012

February 2013 (4 months)

October 2011

June 2012

February 2013

Note: • Alternate articulation pathways are in place for Bachelor of Industrial Design and Bachelor of Interior Design. • Diploma of Engineering Studies students complete five trimesters. The above table indicates a four trimester pathway.

See the website www.monashcollege.edu.au/dates/australia for specific start dates.

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Engage with the world of Monash

Guangzhou, China Colombo, Sri Lanka

Monash University

Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

Singapore Monash University Ruimsig, South Africa

Jakarta, Indonesia

Monash College, Australia Peninsula, Caulfield, Clayton

Monash University, Australia

Parkville, Caulfield, Clayton, Berwick, Peninsula, Gippsland

Key Monash University Monash College program providers

Monash College program providers Monash College students have global study options. In addition to Monash College programs in Australia, students have the opportunity of studying in China, Indonesia, Singapore and Sri Lanka. Contact details: China Guangzhou Huamei International School, Guangzhou Email: info@huamei.org www.monashcollege.edu.au/china

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Indonesia Jakarta International College, Jakata Email: information@jic.or.id www.monashcollege.edu.au/indonesia

Singapore TMC Educational Group, Singapore Email: enquiries@tmc.edu.sg www.monashcollege.edu.au/singapore

Sri Lanka Australian National College, Colombo Email: admissions@ancedu.com www.monashcollege.edu.au/srilanka


Monash University campuses On successful completion of a Monash College diploma, students have the opportunity to enter second year of selected undergraduate degrees at Monash University campuses in Australia, Malaysia and South Africa.

Monash University in Australia

Monash University in Malaysia

Monash University in South Africa

Monash has five campuses around the city of Melbourne, which is consistently recognised as one of the most liveable cities in the world.

Monash established its first international campus in Malaysia in 1998 at Bandar Sunway, about 18km from central Kuala Lumpur.

The South Africa campus is located on a 100-hectare site in Ruimsig, a growing suburb 23km from the Johannesburg city centre.

The Berwick, Caulfield, Clayton, Parkville and Peninsula campuses offer outstanding facilities including sporting amenities, accommodation and excellent teaching and study resources, as well as a wide range of relevant degree options.

Now located at a A$80m purpose-built site, the Sunway campus has almost 4000 students and is on track to become the University’s second largest campus.

Students at the campus benefit from small classes, advanced facilities and state-ofthe-art technology.

The Gippsland campus is in rural Victoria, offering the option of experiencing country life. www.monash.edu

Monash University Malaysia offers a stateof-the-art teaching and learning infrastructure, specialised laboratories, library and student centre. The University provides financial assistance for intercampus student exchange between Malaysia and Australia.

There is a strong volunteering ethic on the campus. Many students give up their free time to help disadvantaged children with their school work. Stylish, secure, selfcatered residential accommodation is available on campus. www.monash.ac.za

www.monash.edu.my

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Marvellous Melbourne

Monash University’s Australian campuses are in and around the city of Melbourne and in rural Gippsland. Melbourne is a safe, friendly and cosmopolitan place to study. It has an extensive public transport system, high-quality housing and offers a full calendar of sporting and cultural events.

www.visitmelbourne.com

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Climate

Sport

Melbourne has a temperate climate with spring and autumn recognised as the best times of the year. Temperatures can be hot in summer and cool in winter. The mean maximum temperature in Melbourne is 19.8 degrees Celsius and the mean minimum temperature is 10.2 degrees, but maximums can be in the 40s in the summer and minimums can be below zero in winter. Mean rainfall is 649mm.

Sport is always in the air in Melbourne, from international events to local competitions. Monash has some of Australia’s best sporting facilities catering for Australian Rules football, the world game of soccer, cricket, tennis, swimming, badminton and basketball.

Arts and culture From family-friendly, free entertainment in the parks, to the edgy theatre and dance of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, there is something for all tastes in Melbourne. Melbourne’s vibrant music scene hosts a diverse mix of acts, from pub and club based bands through to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, which plays to packed houses at the Arts Centre.

Food Melbourne is Australia’s restaurant capital with more than 3000 restaurants, serving every world cuisine. The city offers restaurant precincts specialising in cuisines from across the globe. This means you’ll easily find something to suit your taste and price range.


Parks and gardens

Shopping

Beautiful parks and gardens are a feature of Melbourne. The world-famous Royal Botanic Gardens sit beside the Yarra River and boast a superb collection of rare trees and plants from all over the world. An extensive network of parks across Melbourne offer a welcome refuge from the heat of summer and a treasured recreational space during cooler months.

From boutique designers on Chapel Street to bargain factory outlets in the city’s north and east, Melbourne’s amazing shopping districts attract visitors from across Australia and from overseas. The Victoria Market to the north of Melbourne’s central business district offers an extraordinary array of fresh produce in a vast block lined by rows of stall holders – attracting people from all walks of life.

People The people of Melbourne are cosmopolitan, fun-loving and friendly. More than a third of Melbourne’s population have strong ties overseas. This has created a multicultural landscape of ideas, skills and personalities. Melbourne is experiencing the largest growth of all Australian capital cities.

Arriving in Melbourne Arriving in a new country or city is always exciting, but often requires some adjustment. If you are new to Melbourne, we suggest arriving at least two weeks before your studies begin to arrange accommodation and settle into your new surroundings.

Melbourne’s major events • Formula One Grand Prix • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival • Melbourne International Comedy Festival • Melbourne Fringe Festival • Melbourne International Arts Festival • The Australian Tennis Open • Melbourne International Film Festival • Australian Rules Football • Melbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup • Rip Curl Surfing Titles • Australian International Air Show • International Test Cricket

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Diploma of Art and Design Studies

“Monash College has opened up a lot of opportunities for me. I am glad I started my tertiary studies here. They have great teaching staff, who are dedicated professionals – it just proved to me how great Monash is as an educational institution”

Arina Karen Renata Monash College Diploma of Art and Design Studies Monash University Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications)

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www.monashcollege.edu.au/artdesign


Career prospects

What makes Art and Design at Monash special? Cutting-edge academic programs: Monash University offers the broadest curriculum of art and design in Australia. Areas of study include fine and applied arts, industrial design, interior architecture, multimedia and digital arts, and visual communication. World class facilities: Monash University students have access to Australia’s only tertiary-level automotive clay-modelling studio, plus purpose-built architecture, fine arts and multimedia studios. Professional instruction: All staff are experienced practitioners and professionals in their respective fields. Monash University teachers provide invaluable exposure to the art and design industries guiding students through the issues they may face when entering the workforce or setting up their own business. Influential graduates: Monash University graduates are shaping the future of art and design around the world. As awardwinning practitioners, they push artistic and social boundaries and challenge established ideas.

Monash University destination degrees Destination degrees include: • Bachelor of Fine Arts • Bachelor of Visual Arts • Bachelor of Architectural Design • Bachelor of Industrial Design* • Bachelor of Interior Architecture* • Bachelor of Multimedia and Digital Arts • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) Note: The degrees available at each exit point are different and depend on academic results in the Monash College Diploma of Art and Design Studies. *Early articulation – Requires the completion of only five Diploma units to enter first year of degree course with credit. Students do not complete the entire diploma. Entry into Monash University during July intake only.

Diploma details Campus

Caulfield

Duration

Part 1: 2 trimesters (8 months) Part 2: 2 trimesters (8 months)

* For entry to Bachelor of Industrial Design or Bachelor of Interior Architecture, only 3 trimesters (12 months) is required

Fees Refer to the Monash College Application Form or visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/australia/fees Entry requirements

Part 1 Qualification: Australian Year 11 or equivalent English language proficiency: Australian Year 11 English/ ESL, or IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: no subject prerequisites required

Part 2 Qualification: Australian Year 12 or equivalent English language proficiency: Australian Year 12 English/ ESL, or IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: a folio of 10-15 pieces of work

Minimum entry scores apply. Visit www.monashcollege. edu.au/entryrequirements for country specific information.

Intakes February, June and October Course code 2613 CRICOS code 045084G

Monash College units Diploma Part 1 • Drawing A • Art and Design Theory A • Basic Design Studio A • Visual Arts Studio A • Learning Studies • Basic Design Studio B • Visual Arts Studio B • Drawing B • Art and Design Theory B • Contexts for Art and Design Diploma Part 2 • Basic Design Studio C • Art and Design Theory C • Digital Imaging • Drawing C • Introduction to Art and Design Health and Safety • Multimedia and Digital Arts Studio A* • 3D Design and Visualisation* • Creating Digital Content* • Graphic Design Studio^ • Photomedia Imaging 1^ • Typography 1^ * Units only studied in the Multimedia and Digital Arts stream

University admission requirements Students will be required to meet entry requirements before progressing to their selected destination degree. For current entry requirements visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/destination/ artdesign. Students must plan ahead to allow for any gap time (months) between the completion of their Monash College diploma and start of their Monash University destination degree.

Diploma of Art and Design Studies

Monash University Art and Design graduates benefit from extensive industry engagement, including collaborative projects with governments, high-profile corporations, and local and international art and design industries.

Note that domestic students will have to apply for a Commonwealth supported place at Monash University following completion of their diploma. Refer to page 33 of this guide for details.

Further course information Monash College Diploma of Art and Design Studies www.monashcollege.edu.au/artdesign Faculty of Art and Design undergraduate handbook www.monash.edu/pubs/handbooks

^ Units only studied in the Visual Communication stream

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Diploma of Arts

“I decided to study at Monash College as it was the best pathway for me to enter into Monash University. Monash College also prepared me with the studying techniques I needed for Monash University.�

Anindya Alyssa Soebandono Monash College Diploma of Arts Monash University Bachelor of Arts (Global)

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www.monashcollege.edu.au/arts


Career prospects

What makes Arts at Monash special? International opportunities: Monash University Arts offers students extensive opportunities to study overseas. From study abroad to exchange; a new raft of programs at the Monash University Prato Centre, Italy; study tours and field trips. Exceptional choice: Monash University Arts offers over 55 areas of study in traditional, contemporary and emerging disciplines. Its programs cover humanities, languages, performing arts and social sciences as well as new and emerging disciplines. Flexible structure: Students can structure their degree to suit their interests and career aspirations. Excellence in teaching and learning: Monash University Arts attracts leading scholars and researchers who are recognised internationally and widely published in their field. In 2009, Monash University social sciences was ranked 26th in the world by the Times Higher Education Supplement. Extensive resources: Monash University Arts students have access to extensive online information, excellent audiovisual equipment, lecture rooms and libraries including: • The Visual Culture Library which holds more than 300,000 slides and photographs documenting visual culture from prehistoric times to the present day • The Centre of Archaeology library with an extensive collection on Egyptology and archaeology, classical literature and ancient languages.

Monash University destination degrees Destination degrees include: • Bachelor of Arts • Bachelor of Arts (Global) • Bachelor of Arts (Communication) • Bachelor of Journalism • Bachelor of Communication • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Humanities)* * Destination degrees available to Psychology stream students only

Diploma details Campus

Clayton

Duration

Part 1: 2 trimesters (8 months) Part 2: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Fees Refer to the Monash College Application Form or visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/australia/fees Entry requirements Part 1 Qualification: Australian Year 11 or equivalent English language proficiency: Australian Year 11 English/ ESL, or IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: no subject prerequisites required

 art 2 P Qualification: Australian Year 12 or equivalent English language proficiency: Australian Year 12 English/ ESL, or IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: no subject prerequisites required

Minimum entry scores apply. Visit www.monashcollege. edu.au/entryrequirements for country specific information. Intakes

February, June and October

Course code

2618

CRICOS code

061625F

Monash College units Diploma Part 1 • The Art of Communication • Introduction to Journalism • Media Studies A: Film Studies • Language in the Media • Learning Studies • Data Analysis • Media Studies B: Mass Communication and the Modern World • Introduction to Psychology • Intercultural Business Communication Diploma Part 2 • Newsroom Practice and Theory • Effective Writing 1: Academic Writing • Media and Culture • Understanding Human Behaviour* • Feature Writing • Communications and Society • Lifespan Development* • Psychology 1A^ • Psychology 1B^ * Units only studied in Human Behaviour stream ^ Units only studied in Psychology stream

University admission requirements Students will be required to meet entry requirements before progressing to their selected destination degree. For current entry requirements visit www. monashcollege.edu.au/destination/arts. Students must plan ahead to allow for any gap time (months) between the completion of their Monash College diploma and start of their Monash University destination degree.

Diploma of Arts

Monash University Arts graduates work in a diverse range of careers including public relations, journalism, marketing, social welfare, communications, politics, human resources, foreign affairs, advocacy, counselling, psychology, international trade and diplomacy.

Note that domestic students will have to apply for a Commonwealth supported place at Monash University following completion of their diploma. Refer to page 33 of this guide for details.

Further course information Monash College Diploma of Arts www.monashcollege.edu.au/arts Faculty of Arts undergraduate handbook www.monash.edu/pubs/handbooks

Electives Elective units are available in the discipline of arts or from the Diploma of Business program. Visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/courses/ arts/structurearts for details.

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Diploma of Business

“Monash College is an extremely friendly multicultural place, where students from all over the world have an opportunity to learn together.” “At Monash College we were taught to be innovative and flexible in our way of thinking. These skills have helped me improve my way of learning and will play a significant part in my success at Monash University.”

Isuri Beneragama Monash College Diploma of Business Monash University Bachelor of Commerce

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www.monashcollege.edu.au/business


With a Monash University Business and Economics degree graduates have the knowledge and skills required by enterprises in the public and private sectors – working in areas such as accounting, business law and taxation, econometrics, economics, marketing and management.

What makes Business and Economics at Monash special? Choice and flexibility: Monash University Business and Economics offers a choice of degree programs with many programs enabling students to undertake a second major from another faculty to complement their business major. Prestige: Monash University Business and Economics is the largest faculty of its kind in Australia. The faculty’s scale, diversity and achievements have made it a central player in education and research through the Asia-Pacific region. Teaching excellence: Students get the benefit of teachers who are informed by contemporary research across an extensive range of business disciplines. Graduate opportunities: Monash University’s international reputation ensures that graduates are in demand by employers worldwide.

Monash University destination degree Destination degrees include: Business stream • Bachelor of Business • Bachelor of Business and Commerce • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) • Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) • Bachelor of Business (Law) • Bachelor of Business (Marketing) • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)/(Banking and Finance) • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)/(Management) • Bachelor of Business (Management)/(Marketing) Commerce stream • Bachelor of Commerce • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) • Bachelor of Economics

Diploma details Campus

Caulfield (Business stream) or Clayton (Commerce stream)

Duration

Part 1: 2 trimesters (8 months) Part 2: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Fees Refer to the Monash College Application Form or visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/australia/fees Entry requirements Part 1 Qualification: Australian Year 11 or equivalent English language proficiency: Australian Year 11 English/ ESL, or IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: Australian Year 11 equivalent Mathematics

P  art 2 Qualification: Australian Year 12 or equivalent English language: Australian Year 12 English/ESL, or IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent Prerequisites:

• •

Business stream – Australian Year 12 equivalent Mathematics* Commerce stream – Australian Year 12 equivalent higher level Mathematics*

 inimum entry scores apply. Visit www.monashcollege. M edu.au/entryrequirements for country specific information. * Year 11 mathematics may be considered if specific mathematics subjects are taken as part of the Diploma.

Intakes

February, June and October

Course code

Business stream 2607 Commerce stream 2608

CRICOS code

043633M (Clayton) 058614B (Caulfield)

Monash College units

Electives

Diploma Part 1 • Accounting for Business • Additional Mathematics for Commerce^ • Introduction to Management • Introduction to Mathematics or Commerce and IT^ • Introductory Microeconomics • Learning Studies • Introductory Mathematics for Business* • Introduction to Marketing • Data Analysis* • Introductory Law • Intercultural Business Communication.

Elective subjects are available from the diplomas of Business, Arts or Information Technology.

Diploma Part 2 • Accounting 1 • Microeconomics • Management 1: Managing People and Organisations • Marketing 1: Marketing and Theory Practice • Business Law • Business Statistics * Units only studied in the Diploma of Business (Business stream) ^ Units only studied in the Diploma of Business (Commerce stream)

Diploma of Business

Career prospects

Visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/courses/ business/structurebusiness for details.

University admission requirements Students will be required to meet entry requirements before progressing to their selected destination degree. For current entry requirements visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/destination/ business. Students must plan ahead to allow for any gap time (months) between the completion of their Monash College diploma and start of their Monash University destination degree. Note that domestic students will have to apply for a Commonwealth supported place at Monash University following completion of their diploma. Refer to page 33 of this guide for details.

Further course information Monash College Diploma of Business www.monashcollege.edu.au/business Faculty of Business and Economics undergraduate handbook www.monash.edu/pubs/handbooks 19


Diploma of Engineering Studies

“The teachers are great and I love being on the Monash University campus. Being here with the students and lecturers helps me prepare for future study at university.�

Win Naing Ahmed Monash College Diploma of Engineering Studies Monash University Bachelor of Engineering

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www.monashcollege.edu.au/engineering


Career prospects

What makes Engineering at Monash special? World-class faculty: With outstanding facilities, Monash University is a leader in both traditional and emerging fields in engineering. Monash Engineering provides teaching and research to the highest international standards. Part of the Monash College Diploma of Engineering Studies is taught in the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University. Freedom to choose: The common first year allows students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering the time to settle into university and develop a deeper understanding of the engineering fields before choosing a discipline to study. Enrichment opportunities: MERIT (Monash Engineering Research and Industry Training) offers University student programs to enhance and complement studies. These include the prestigious Leadership in a Technological Environment program, designed to prepare the engineering leaders of the future, and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), where students get the chance to be involved in cutting-edge research. Specialised facilities: Monash University has outstanding research facilities such as: • The southern hemisphere’s largest electron accelerator • The largest wind tunnel in the southern hemisphere • Microscopy and microanalysis equipment valued at over A$8 million • Crash test and accident research laboratories • High voltage laboratory • World-class wave tank.

Monash University destination degrees Bachelor of Engineering in the field of: • Chemical Engineering • Civil Engineering • Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering • Materials Engineering • Mechanical Engineering

Diploma details Campus

Clayton

Duration

Part 1: 2 trimesters (8 months) Part 2: 3 trimesters (12 months)

Fees Refer to the Monash College Application Form or visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/australia/fees Entry requirements

 art 1 P Qualification: Australian Year 11 or equivalent English language: Australian Year 11 English/ESL, or IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: Australian Year 11 equivalent Chemistry and/or Physics and Mathematics

Part 2 Qualification: Australian Year 12 or equivalent English language: Australian Year 12 English/ESL, or IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: Australian Year 12 equivalent higher level Mathematics and Chemistry or Physics

 inimum entry scores apply. Visit www.monashcollege. M edu.au/entryrequirements for country specific information.

Intakes

February, June and October

Course code

2612

CRICOS code

043634K

Students may also be eligible for entry into specialist engineering degrees such as Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering.

Monash College units Diploma Part 1 • Introductory Engineering Computing • Introductory Chemistry • Introductory Physics • Introductory Engineering Mathematics • Learning Studies • Chemistry A • Physics A • Engineering Mathematics A • Engineering Practice Diploma Part 2 • Computing for Engineering • Mathematics for Engineering Plus six elective units in the field of Engineering. Note: not all electives are available every trimester.

Visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/courses/ engineering/structureengineering for details.

University admission requirements Students will be required to meet entry requirements before progressing to their selected destination degree. For current entry requirements visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/destination. Students must plan ahead to allow for any gap time (months) between the completion of their Monash College diploma and start of their Monash University destination degree.

Diploma of Engineering Studies

The scope of careers for Monash University Engineering graduates is vast. Opportunities exist in many industries including the government, professional services, manufacturing, computing, entertainment, health, transportation, banking, mining, consulting and financial services.

Note that domestic students will have to apply for a Commonwealth supported place at Monash University following completion of their diploma. Refer to page 33 of this guide for details.

Further course information Monash College Diploma of Engineering Studies www.monashcollege.edu.au/engineering Faculty of Engineering undergraduate handbook www.monash.edu/pubs/handbooks

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Diploma of Information Technology

“Monash College provides excellent academic and social assistance. International students feel very comfortable and confident being students here, as it is a multicultural learning environment where all cultures are embraced.” “Monash College has great teaching staff. They encourage me to ask more questions than ever before. There are also learning advisers who help you improve your learning skills to better prepare you for exams and assignments.”

Xiaoyang (Ausben) Liu Monash College Diploma of Information Technology

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www.monashcollege.edu.au/infotech


Career prospects

What makes Information Technology at Monash special? Course flexibility: Common core units across all Monash University IT degrees give students a solid foundation so they can specialise in an area of interest. Graduate employability: Monash University IT graduates are highly valued by employers across all industries. Industry partnerships: Many students work on projects and undertake industrybased learning placements with leading companies. Global recognition: An IT degree from Monash University is recognised around the world for its quality and innovation.

Industry achievements With more research and teaching academics than any other Australian institute, Monash University IT achievements include: • Being selected by Sun Microsystems as one of only a few foundation ‘Authorised Academic Java’ campuses in the world • Developing BlueJ, the world’s most advanced software package for teaching Java programming • Conducting the world’s first course on Microsoft’s .Net.

Monash University destination degrees Destination degrees include: • Bachelor of Business Information Systems • Bachelor of Computer Science • Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems • Bachelor of Software Engineering

Diploma details Campus

Clayton

Duration

Part 1: 2 trimesters (8 months) Part 2: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Fees Refer to the Monash College Application Form or visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/australia/fees Entry requirements Part 1 Qualification: Australian Year 11 or equivalent English language: Australian Year 11 English/ESL, or IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: Australian Year 11 equivalent Mathematics Part 2 Qualification: Australian Year 12 or equivalent English language: Australian Year 12 English/ESL, or IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent Prerequisites: Australian Year 11 equivalent Mathematics

 inimum entry scores apply. Visit www.monashcollege. M edu.au/entryrequirements for country specific information.

Intakes

February, June and October

Course code

2609

CRICOS code

043635J

Monash College units Diploma Part 1 • Introductory Mathematics for Commerce and IT • Problem Solving for IT • Introduction to Computing Applications • Contexts for IT • Learning Studies • Mathematics for IT • Network Communication • Introduction to Programming Concepts • Intercultural Business Communication Diploma Part 2 • Computer Systems • Computer Programming • IT in Organisations • Database • Network and Data Communications • Systems Analysis and Design or Computer Programming 2

University admission requirements Students will be required to meet entry requirements before progressing to their selected destination degree. For current entry requirements visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/destination/ infotech. Students must plan ahead to allow for any gap time (months) between the completion of their Monash College diploma and start of their Monash University destination degree.

Diploma of Information Technology

Students who progress into a Monash University information technology degree will develop the skills to work as business analysts, IT consultants, computer programmers, network administrators, multimedia and web developers, project managers, software engineers or developers, and information management professionals.

Note that domestic students will have to apply for a Commonwealth supported place at Monash University following completion of their diploma. Refer to page 33 of this guide for details.

Further course information

Electives

Monash College Diploma of Information Technology www.monashcollege.edu.au/infotech

Elective units are available from other Monash College diploma programs to match destination degree prerequisites.

Faculty of Information Technology undergraduate handbook www.monash.edu/pubs/handbooks

For more information visit www. monashcollege.edu.au/courses/infotech

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English language courses Better English, better results

Monash offers English courses that help students better understand, speak, read and write English for university.

Part 2 (10 weeks) – IELTS score of 5.5, writing 6.0 (no band lower than 5.0), or equivalent

English test scores or Monash University English Language Centre ‘placement test’ results.

Intakes: February, March, June, August, October and November.

Duration: 10 weeks per module

English Language Bridging Program for Monash College

On successful completion, students get direct admission into Monash College.

CRICOS code: 041846C The English Language Bridging Program (ELBP) is a pathway program for students with a conditional offer* to Monash College. Students are awarded a conditional offer if they satisfy the Monash College academic and age requirements, but narrowly miss the English requirement. The program provides skills and strategies to successfully complete academic tasks and improves English language proficiency. * Where the condition refers to English language proficiency

English for Academic Preparation CRICOS code: 060007G English for Academic Preparation (EAP) is for students beginning tertiary studies and life as a student in Australia. The course increases English proficiency, while increasing competence and confidence in communication required for university study.

Part 1 (15 week) – IELTS score of 5.0 (no band lower than 5.0), or equivalent

EAP also offers a study pathway to learners who wish to meet the English language requirements for entry to Monash College or the English Language Bridging Program (ELBP).

Part 2 (15 week) – IELTS score of 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0), or equivalent

Requirements: Admission and placement into the different EAP levels depend on

Requirements and duration:

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Visit www.monash.edu/englishcentre/elbp for details.

Intakes: Monthly from January to November (except July) Visit www.monash.edu/englishcentre/ courses/eap.html for details.

IELTS Preparation Course CRICOS code: 057853F The IELTS Preparation Course will prepare students to understand the IELTS test and equip them with the skills and strategies necessary to achieve the score required. Requirements: Students are required to achieve a minimum of intermediate level (approximately IELTS 4.5) in the Monash University English Language Centre ‘placement test’. Duration: 10 weeks per module Intakes: Monthly from January to November (except July) Visit www.monash.edu/englishcentre/ courses/ieltsprep.html for details.


Student well-being and support services

A supportive environment

Learning support

Be part of university life

Monash College is more than a place to study. It offers the opportunity to join a community.

The Monash College learning support offers additional training in: • essay writing • exam preparation • time management • individual tuition.

Being part of Monash starts with a preenrolment check in and welcome, and continues through to a Monash College certificate presentation before moving into second year university.

The Monash community supports academic achievement, personal growth, cultural exchange and the development of lasting global friendships.

Outstanding teachers Monash College teachers are all highly qualified, approachable and eager to support our students. Many teach in the College and in the University.

English assistance Individual English language assistance is available for those who wish to improve their command of English. All teachers are aware of the special needs of students learning in a second language and support this within their normal classes.

Student advisers Monash College student advisers are available for confidential assistance on personal matters and to help students adjust to life and study on campus. Personal learning advisers track student academic progress and provide assistance with learning challenges.

Cultural awareness For pastoral and spiritual care, there are chaplains available on campus from all religious denominations. The Monash Religious Centre and Mosque provide places for worship. There are also meaningful programs to meet the unique social, religious and cultural needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

There is a diverse range of recreational, entertainment and sporting facilities available to Monash students. The Sports and Recreation Centre provides recreation options – from swimming and yoga classes, to soccer, cricket, and tennis.

Student services Students also have access to a wide range of personal support services including: • counsellors • doctors • nurses • optometrists • legal advisers.

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Accommodation

Living in Melbourne, Australia is a big part of your student experience. If you are going to be living away from home while studying, there’s a wide range of accommodation options available in Melbourne and costs vary considerably depending on the type, quality and location.

Accommodation assistance Temporary accommodation Monash College can organise temporary accommodation for students when they arrive in Melbourne.

Monash Residential Services (MRS) provides accommodation assistance and services for students. For more information visit www.mrs.monash.edu

It can also give advice on the steps to take in obtaining more permanent accommodation.

On-campus accommodation

Visit www.monash.edu/study/international/ prepare/accommodation.html for details

Living on-campus can be great for students who have never lived out of home before.

Airport reception service

Halls of residence

Monash College can arrange airport reception and transfers to accommodation at your request.

Monash College has on-campus accommodation at Normanby House, a residential college for international students operated by Monash Residential Services (MRS).

For more information: Telephone: (+61 3) 9627 4852 Email: study@monash.edu www.monash.edu/international/ accommodation 26

Accommodation at Monash

Normanby House offers furnished single rooms with a central dining room. Senior residents are available to give students academic and personal guidance.


Off-campus accommodation

Full board/Homestay

Living off-campus can provide an opportunity to learn about living independently and sharing responsibility with others.

A furnished room in a private home. At least two meals a day are provided together with washing, ironing and cleaning. To arrange homestay in advance, please see details provided in your offer package.

Rooming houses Privately owned buildings that have one or more rooms for rent to four or more people with shared common facilities. The other residents may or may not be students. Student hostels Similar to Monash Halls of Residence, like Normanby House, except that they are privately owned and not located on-campus (most are located near to the city).

For more information visit www.monash.edu/homestay Part board A furnished room in a private home with access to kitchen facilities to prepare your own meals. Apartments (flats) and houses Private rentals vary in cost depending on size, quality and furnishings. Agreements are normally for 12 months with one month’s rent and a security bond payable in advance.

Before commencing your studies, it is a good idea to prepare your budget. You should think about the costs of accommodation, food, personal expenses, books, stationery, clothing, travel and entertainment. These expenses are not included in your tuition and study fees.

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International student information

International students must obtain a student visa and comply with other requirements before they can begin studying in Australia.

Student visas Visas are issued by the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). Student visas are issued on the understanding that students have sufficient funds to cover tuition fees and living expenses while in Australia. The application process may take three months or more depending on student visa assessment levels. International students studying in Australia on a student visa must complete their course within the expected duration as shown on their electronic Confirmation of Enrolment Form. They must also study on-campus. To apply for a visa, or to obtain more information about the expected process, 28

contact the nearest Australian Diplomatic Mission (Embassy, High Commission, Consulate or Consulate General). www.dfat.gov.au/missions

To find out which assessment level applies to you, visit the DIAC website: www.immi.gov.au/students/student-visaassessmentlevels.htm Visa subclass

Visa requirements • Confirmation of enrolment for the principal course* undertaking • A current passport valid for entire stay in Australia • Knowledge of student visa assessment level and visa subclass • Approved health insurance for the period of study in Australia • Compliance with any general visa terms and conditions Visit www.immi.gov.au/students for details. * Principal course means the intended bachelor degree.

Visa applications Student visa assessment levels  student visa assessment level depends A on a student’s passport and the education sector of their principal course.

Students must apply for visas according to the education sector of their principal course. Monash University and Monash College = 573 Monash University English Language Centre programs = 570 Visit www.immi.gov.au/students for details. Evidentiary requirements In order to obtain a student visa, students may also require: • a medical check • evidence of sufficient funds • evidence of English language proficiency • academic transcripts. The evidence required depends on the visa subclass students are applying for and visa assessment levels. Visit www.immi.gov.au/students for details.


Course packaging

Packages available

Diploma and English language course

International students can go from Monash College to Monash University without having to reapply for a new student visa.

Diploma and degree

To package Monash College diploma and Monash University English Language Centre course:

Monash can provide international students with a packaged offer of two or more Monash courses. A packaged offer enables students to commit to a study pathway and apply once for a student visa that lasts the duration of their studies.

1. Indicate intention to package on the Monash College Australia Application Form

If not packaged, the Australian Government requires each student to apply for separate visas for each course. Students may have to return to their home countries during processing of applications and pay additional fees.

To package Monash College diploma with a Monash University degree:

2. Indicate preferred bachelor degree on the Monash College Australia Application Form

1. Submit a separate application for each course 2. If successful, students will be sent an offer package containing acceptance documents and detailed information about fees and fee payment methods.

3. Pay the Monash College initial payment

3. Pay the entire cost of the English language course

4. Pay A$1000 deposit towards the University degree

4. Pay a deposit towards the Monash College diploma

5. A Confirmation of Enrolment can be issued and used for student visa applications.

5. A Confirmation of Enrolment can be issued and used for student visa applications.

Students do not need to submit a separate application for Monash University.

Visit www.monashcollege.edu.au/packaging for details.

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A pathway for Australian students

Monash College has a role to play in assisting domestic students – Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens, students with humanitarian visas, and Australian permanent residents into tertiary study. Monash College is an alternate pathway to university for Australian students who: • require higher levels of support in their first year of tertiary study

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• did not meet entry requirements for their preferred Monash University degree • want to travel or work prior to studying and take advantage of the accelerated study mode of three trimesters.

to the FEE-HELP limit. In 2010, the FEEHELP limit will be $85,062. This amount is indexed each year and a 20 per cent loan fee applies.

FEE-HELP assistance

Students repay their loan through the tax system once their income is above the minimum threshold for repayment.

Australian citizens studying at Monash College are eligible for the Commonwealth government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme that assists students to pay their tuition fees.

For more information visit www.goingtouni.gov.au/Main/ FeesLoansAndScholarships/ Undergraduate/FullFeesAndFEE-HELP

Students can borrow up to the full tuition fee charged by Monash. However, over their lifetime students can borrow only up


Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Monash Coursework Scholarships

• from one or more of Monash University’s defined equity or personal disadvantage groups.

Full-fee university places are not available to domestic students.

Monash Coursework Scholarships provide financial support to eligible students who might otherwise be able to go to university.

Visit www.adm.monash.edu/scholarships for details.

In order to gain entry into their desired Monash University degree, students will be required to compete for a Commonwealth supported place. Visit www.monash.edu/monashcollege/ australia/csp.html for details.

To be eligible, a student must be: • an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa, and • a commencing or continuing undergraduate student, and • enrolled or intending to enroll in an undergraduate degree at a Monash campus in Australia, and 31


How to apply

VTAC applications The VTAC application process is open to: • an Australian citizen • an Australian permanent resident • a New Zealand citizen • students currently studying an Australian Year 12 or International Baccalaureate in Australia Applications are open from August to November of each year for entry the following year. Please note that Australian citizens and holders of an Australian permanent resident visa applying from overseas, should apply to Monash College through VTAC. Visit www.vtac.edu.au for applications and VTAC Guide.

Direct application to Monash College

Step 2

Students should apply directly to Monash College if:

• a letter of offer

• they are international students residing outside Australia and are not currently studying Year 12 in Australia • they are domestic or international students applying for the Monash College June or October intakes • the VTAC rounds have been completed for the February intake. Step 1 Complete the Monash College Application Form including: • a certified academic transcript of your most recent qualifications • evidence of English language proficiency • an application for credit transfer (if appropriate) and • A$100 application fee.

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If successful, you will be sent an offer pack including: • acceptance documents • offer documentation • an accommodation guide and • under 18 guardianship/caregiver details (if applicable). Step 3 Forward acceptance of your offer with your initial payment. Include: • 50 per cent of the full tuition fee for your nominated course† • Overseas Student Health Cover (applicable to international students only) • completed under 18 guardianship/care giver documents (applicable to international students only). + The remaining balance of the tuition fee is payable on a trimester basis. You must pay tuition fees in full before the beginning of each trimester.


Step 4 (international students only)

Step 6

Monash College will issue your pre-departure pack including:

Once you arrive at Monash, you will be assisted through the process of registration, enrolment and familiarisation with the College.

• a welcome letter • a Confirmation of Enrolment Form • a copy of our Passport to Monash booklet (an information guide for international students), and • a Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) Confirmation of Accommodation and Welfare Form for under 18 year olds (if applicable). Step 5 (international students only) • Arrange your own travel and student visa^ • Inform Monash College of your plans by returning the Airport Reception Form and Accommodation Form (if required). ^ Visa applications can take up to three months or more depending on your nationality and what country you are in.

www.monash.edu/study/international/ prepare

www.monash.edu/monashcollege/australia/ newstudents

Application assistance and information For more information about Monash College courses or application procedures, contact Monash directly or a registered Monash agent in your country. For help with your application Telephone: (+61 3) 9903 4788 Email: study@monash.edu

Registered Monash agents Registered Monash agents are located in many countries around the world and are able to assist in preparation of your application. A list of registered agents is available online at: www.monash.edu/study/international/ agents

General course information Telephone: (+61 3) 9903 4788 Email: study@monash.edu www.monash.edu/study/international

Where to send your application International Recruitment Services Monash University 871 Dandenong Road Caulfield East, Victoria 3145 Australia 33 35


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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

Disclaimer

Course entry details listed in this publication and the Monash College Australia Application Form should be used as a guide to entry standards. Competition for Monash College places is strong and selection is based on academic ability so entry scores are subject to change from intake to intake.

Information in this publication is specific to Monash College Australia and information regarding visa conditions and requirements are specific to Australia. Information for other Monash College course locations may differ significantly.

For the latest entry requirements please consult the Monash College website. All fees are quoted in Australian dollars (A$). If on a student visa, students must study full-time as per government regulations except in the finishing stage of a course or where repeating failed units.

Students should always check with a course adviser or agent when planning their courses and consult the appropriate website for the most up-to-date faculty and course information. The Monash College Privacy Policy is available online. www.monash.edu/international/privacy

Monash College reserves the right to adjust annual tuition fees over the duration of the course.

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Monash College International Recruitment Services 871 Dandenong Road Caulfield East, Victoria 3145 Australia Telephone: (+61 3) 9903 4788 Email: study@monash.edu

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