About Monash University
Named after engineer, military leader and public administrator Sir John Monash, Monash University was established by an Act of Parliament in 1958. When its first students began their studies at the foundation campus in Clayton in 1961, it became the first university established in the state of Victoria in over 100 years.
Monash University is a youthful organisation, enthusiastic, optimistic and accessible. They believe quality education and research can change the world for the better. They offer a large number of courses across numerous disciplines. At Monash you can choose from many study options including double degrees, part-time study, off-campus learning and alternative pathways. Its researchers make highly significant contributions that bring real and positive change to the lives of people all over the world.
Staff, researchers and students - each of us understands that we all have a part to play in creating an environment where we are free to explore different ideas and ways of learning.
Total students: 78,000 (27% postgraduate)6
Graduate Satisfaction & Employment
Monash University's overall performance is generally close to average.
Overall satisfaction1: 82.7% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 71.8% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 80.2% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 81.2% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $76,000 (national average $80,000)
Employer satisfaction7: 84.4% (national average 84.0%)
Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
Applying for postgraduate study
Application dates vary by faculty but generally close in mid to late June.
You should ensure you meet all the entry requirements for the course and for general entry to university. Some courses have extra requirements such as a folio, personal statement, interview, etc.
General and academic requirements
Minimum entry requirements (English language, age...)
Entry level requirements for postgraduate courses
Credit for prior learning
If you have passed units at other tertiary institutions, you may be eligible for a credit transfer. You need to apply for a credit transfer before enrolling in your course at Monash.
- The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
- The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
- The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
- Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.
- The extent to which employers were satisfied with graduates from Australian Catholic University, as per the 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey.