Minimum entry requirements

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To be considered for a course at Monash University, you must meet the minimum entry requirements. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee entry to a course, as there may be more applicants than places available.

Many courses have higher entry requirements, prerequisite studies or extra requirements such as interviews and folios. Check the course entry in Course Finder or CourseSearch (VTAC applicants).

Undergraduate courses

All applicants need to meet the:

and one of the following Australian or overseas qualifications:

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)

  • Satisfactory completion of eight units at level 3 and 4, including any English subject.
  • An ATAR of 70 or above.

Interstate Year 12 qualification

  • Satisfactory completion of qualifications equivalent to the VCE, and an accredited Year 12 English course.
  • An ATAR of 70 or above.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • Satisfactory completion of the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma, including English.
  • A score equivalent to an ATAR of 70 or above.

University studies/single units

  • Satisfactory completion of at least two units at an Australian university or with Open Universities.

Diploma of Tertiary Studies (DoTS)

  • Satisfactory completion of DoTS meets minimum requirements for entry into some undergraduate courses.

Monash College diploma

  • Diploma part 1 meets minimum requirements for entry into first-year of some undergraduate courses.
  • Diploma part 2 meets minimum requirements for entry into second-year of some undergraduate courses.

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

Satisfactory completion of Monash University Foundation Year.

TAFE qualification

Satisfactory completion of an advanced certificate (Certificate IV or above) or diploma meets minimum requirements for some Monash undergraduate courses.

Scored or graded results are required. We cannot assess results with pass/fail or competent/not competent results.

Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Satisfactory completion of the STAT meets minimum requirements for entry into some Information Technology courses.

Secondary school qualifications

Overseas university studies

Applicants with complete or incomplete overseas tertiary qualifications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Checking your qualifications
You can check whether your overseas qualification meets the standard by using the Undergraduate Qualifications Database. If your country or qualification doesn't appear in the database, you can apply anyway and provide your results. We will assess them to see if they meet the requirements.

Translating results
You must provide an English translation of your results, if they are not in English. For translations contact:

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)
In person: Level 24, 2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Mail: GPO Box 241E
Melbourne 3000
Telephone: (03) 9235 3683

Postgraduate courses

All applicants need to meet the:

and one of the following Australian or overseas qualifications:

University studies

Satisfactory completion of the prerequisite qualification. See entry level requirements for postgraduate courses.

Scored or graded results are required. We cannot assess results with pass/fail or competent/not competent results.

Overseas university studies

Applicants with overseas tertiary qualifications (complete or incomplete) are assessed on a case-by-case basis. See entry level requirements for postgraduate courses for guidance on prerequisite qualifications.

Checking your qualifications
If you are unsure whether your qualifications meet the minimum requirements, you can apply anyway and provide your results. We will assess them to see if they meet the requirements.

Translating results
You must provide an English translation of your results, if they are not in English. For translations contact:

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)
In person: Level 24, 2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Mail: GPO Box 241E
Melbourne 3000
Telephone: (03) 9235 3683

Related policy

Chapter 6 - Candidature for and Admission to Awards of the University