MONASH UNIVERSITY - 2020 GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE - INTERNATIONAL

 
 
MONASH UNIVERSITY - 2020 GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE - INTERNATIONAL
2020
GRADUATE
COURSE
GUIDE
INTERNATIONAL
MONASH UNIVERSITY - 2020 GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE - INTERNATIONAL
MONASH UNIVERSITY - 2020 GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE - INTERNATIONAL
CHANGE
STARTS
HERE
For 60 years, we’ve been working to change the world,
and we’re not about to stop. At Monash, we see challenges
as opportunities to make things better.
It’s hard to imagine a time when the need to make positive
change has been greater than now.
We want you to help us do it.
Whether you want to change your life, your career, your
community or the world, your journey starts at Monash.
As a university with a global footprint, we know we have
to play our part in solving the problems facing the world.
That’s why all Monash students, lecturers, researchers,
professional staff, alumni and supporters contribute to
making real change.
You, too, have the opportunity to step up and make
a difference.
Are you ready?


IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT,
CHANGE IT.




Edith Espie,
Bachelor of Science




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A GLOBAL
    COMMUNITY
    To learn more about our campuses, visit monash.edu/campuses


    TOP 100 RANKINGS                                  MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

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    REUTERS TOP 75:
    ASIA PACIFIC’S MOST
    INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITIES                           Image: Akshay Jain,                           Image: Yifeng Cao,
    (2018)
                                                      Master of Business Information Systems        Bachelor of Information Technology Systems


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                                                      Caulfield                                     Clayton
                                                      The base for Monash Art, Design and           Clayton, in Melbourne’s rapidly growing
                                                      Architecture, and Monash Business School,     southeast corridor, is our biggest campus,
    MOST INTERNATIONAL                                as well as some Arts, Medicine, Nursing and   home to 38,000 students and eight of our
    UNIVERSITIES IN                                   Health Sciences, and IT courses, Caulfield    10 faculties. Everything you need is on
    THE WORLD                                         hosts 19,000 students. It’s a culture hub,    campus – food outlets, sporting facilities,
    (Times Higher Education 2018)
                                                      with MUMA, our modern art museum,             health services and more.


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                                                      joining sporting and café facilities.
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    QS GRADUATE
    EMPLOYABILITY
    RANKINGS
    (2019)



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    US NEWS WORLD
    RANKINGS                                          Parkville                                     Peninsula
    (2017-18)
                                                      Our dedicated pharmacy and pharmaceutical     Partnering with leading players in primary
                                                      sciences campus hosts 2000 students and       and allied healthcare, our Peninsula campus
                                                      is part of Australia’s leading health and     offers courses to about 4000 students by
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    TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION
                                                      biomedical precinct. It’s also home to two
                                                      of our research hubs, Monash Institute of
                                                      Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Centre
                                                                                                    the faculties of Education, and Medicine,
                                                                                                    Nursing and Health Sciences, as well as
                                                                                                    some Monash Business School selections.
                                                      for Medicine Use and Safety.
    WORLD UNIVERSITY
    RANKINGS
    (2019)



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    ACADEMIC RANKING OF
    WORLD UNIVERSITIES
    (2018)



         Train                      Coffee

         Tram                       On-campus
                                    accommodation
         Bus                        Art and culture

         Parking                    Sport




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CHINA                                          INDIA
                                                                                                A WORLDWIDE UNIVERSITY


                                                                                                EIGHT                  100+
                                                                                                CAMPUSES               PARTNER
                                                                                                                       UNIVERSITIES
                                                                                                                       ACROSS THE
                                                                                                                       GLOBE
Suzhou                                         Mumbai
The Southeast University-Monash University     Bustling Mumbai is home to the IITB-Monash
Joint Graduate School, in the heart of one     Research Academy, a collaboration that
of China’s biggest innovation precincts,       gives PhD students opportunities to work
offers master’s and PhD study options in       closely with industry to find solutions to
areas ranging from industrial design and       global problems.
IT to business.
                                                                                                OUR STUDENTS AND STAFF
MALAYSIA                                       ITALY
                                                                                                78,000+
                                                                                                STUDENTS


                                                                                                17,000+
Image: Erantha Jayatilaka,                                                                      STAFF
Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Malaysia)

Kuala Lumpur
Close to fast-paced Kuala Lumpur, Monash
                                               Prato
                                               In the heart of Tuscany and close to Florence,
                                                                                                21:1
University Malaysia is our third-largest       Prato is our European base where eight of        STUDENT TO ACADEMIC
campus, with more than 8000 students           our faculties offer units covering design,       STAFF RATIO
undertaking courses offered across             law, business and more.
seven schools.




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GET AHEAD
    WITH MONASH
    From day one, a Monash education sets you
    on the path to future career success.
    We’ll make sure you’re ready to change the world around you through
    work‑integrated learning experiences and engagement with industry.
    Developing an enterprising mindset, you’ll hone your employability
    skills and gain a competitive edge in the graduate employment market.

    Sprint to the finish
    Move from study and into work with our Career Connect program,
    which gives you access to experienced coaches and industry-based
    professionals. Take part in employability workshops, small-group
    career conversations and, in your final year, one-on-one coaching.
    Details: monash.edu/career-connect

    Prepare for success
    Our Student Futures platform allows you to collate the real-life skills
    that’ll show employers you have what they’re looking for, taking into
    account not just your university activities, but those that are part of
    your ‘outside’ life – paid work, family responsibilities and contributing
    to your community.
    Details: monash.edu/student-futures

    Develop leadership
    While studying, you’ll be encouraged to foster the skills for effective
    leadership that will enable you to positively influence the University,
    your community and, eventually, the world.
    Details: monash.edu/students/leadership

    Talent put to good use
    When you’re ready to graduate, you can start your career search without
    stepping foot off campus. Our employment service, Monash Talent, has
    a team of recruitment specialists who’ll connect you with reputable
    employers and match you with jobs that suit your skills and passions.
    Details: monash.edu/talent




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LIFE-CHANGING
    RESEARCH
    Monash research is making a positive impact in local
    communities and around the world.




                                               2007                                                   2014
    Even before we became the
    global university we are today,
    our researchers looked beyond
    traditional boundaries, discovering        NOBEL PEACE PRIZE FOR                                  HELPING THE BLIND TO SEE
    ways of approaching the fields             CLIMATE CHANGE                                         The Monash Vision Group (MVG)
    in which they worked.                      In 2007, eight scientists from                         draws on the capabilities of
    It’s why a Monash education                Monash University shared in                            Monash University, The Alfred
    is so respected around the                 the prestige of the 2007 Nobel                         hospital and industry partners
    world. Things that we now                  Peace Prize, awarded jointly to                        MiniFAB and Grey Innovation to
    take for granted wouldn’t exist            the Intergovernmental Panel                            develop bionic eye technology
    without the initial work of                on Climate Change and former                           that connects to the primary
    Monash researchers, such as:               US Vice President Al Gore.                             visual cortex. This means that
                                               We judge our research not                              patients unable to make use
    1973: Professors Alan Trounson             only by its academic excellence,                       of current retinal implants
    and Carl Wood achieved the                 but by the impact it has on the                        because of damaged optic
    world’s first IVF pregnancy.               communities with which we                              nerves or physical trauma to
    The Trounson and Wood team                 engage and serve.                                      the actual eyes may now have
    went on to accomplish Australia’s                                                                 the opportunity to see again.
    first (and the world’s fourth)
    successful IVF birth in 1980.                                                                     monash.edu/bioniceye

    1986: Monash’s Faculty of


                                                                          2011                                                2015
    Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical
    Sciences designed and synthesised
    the antiflu drug Relenza, a drug that
    is now used globally.
                                                                          ELIMINATING DENGUE FEVER                            HELPING WOMEN GIVE
    Today our ambition and                                                Dengue fever is a deadly                            BIRTH SAFELY
    optimism are stronger than                                            disease spread by mosquitoes                        Women in developing countries
    ever. We have a clear vision of                                       carrying the dengue virus that                      are often at risk of dying from
    what we want our research to                                          infects millions of people every                    postpartum haemorrhage
    achieve and how we’ll help our                                        year. But research by Monash                        because access to the lifesaving
    researchers make it happen.                                           scientists has shown that a                         medicine oxytocin is severely
                                                                          naturally occurring bacteria,                       limited. In an innovation that
                                                                          Wolbachia, can be introduced                        could save thousands of
                                                                          into mosquito populations to                        women, Monash researchers
                                                                          prevent the spread of the virus                     have developed a new form of
                                                                          to people. Researchers at the                       oxytocin, which can be stored
                                                                          Eliminate Dengue program                            at room temperature and is
                                                                          continue looking for ways to                        inhaled by the patient. And it can
                                                                          translate this approach to at-risk                  be used with minimal training.
                                                                          communities around the world.
                                                                                                                              monash.edu/pharm/research/
                                                                          monash.edu/industry/                                iop
                                                                          successstories/dengue

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                                                                                                                   DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                                                   In 2017, we had 4874 graduate
                                                                                                                   research students studying at
                                                                                                                   Monash University with a total
                                                                                                                   research income of $342 million.




2015                                                           2017                                                           2018
BUILDING STRONGER, LIGHTER                                     TACKLING GLOBAL ENERGY                                         VICTORIAN HEART HOSPITAL
PLANES WITH 3D PRINTING                                        CHALLENGES                                                     The Victorian Heart Hospital is a
Professor Xinhua Wu and her                                    Bringing together a unique                                     flagship health project dedicated
team at the Monash Centre for                                  and diverse team of international                              to improving cardiac health
Additive Manufacturing (MCAM)                                  researchers and organisations,                                 outcomes. Operated by Monash
are creating an aluminium alloy                                Monash research tackles global                                 Health and located within the
that will make aircrafts 30 to                                 energy challenges through the                                  Monash University campus, the
40 per cent lighter, twice as                                  establishment of the ARC Centre                                hospital will significantly increase
fuel-efficient and still structurally                          of Excellence in Future Low-                                   access to world-leading cardiology
sound. So significant is this                                  Energy Electronics Technology.                                 services and boost Victoria’s
project that they’re working                                   Commencing operations in 2017,                                 medical industry and economy.
in close partnership with                                      the centre acts as an international
Microturbo, the European                                       hub to combine high impact
Space Agency and Bombardier.                                   Monash research with global
                                                               expertise, placing Australia at
platforms.monash.edu/mcam
                                                               the forefront of new materials
                                                               technology and research.




                                2017                                                           2017
                                PIONEERING DIABETES                                            GLOBAL SLUM REVITALISATION
                                DEPARTMENT AT THE ALFRED                                       In only one of four successes
                                Australia’s only university                                    selected from more than 600
                                department dedicated to research                               applications worldwide, Monash
                                into diabetes was launched in                                  was awarded a $14-million grant
                                August 2017 by Federal Minister                                for a research project that will
                                for Health Greg Hunt. Monash’s                                 significantly advance human health
                                Department of Diabetes, led                                    and lives of more than a billion who
                                by Professor Mark Cooper AO,                                   live in urban slums globally. This
                                a senior endocrinologist at The                                research will deliver the first ever
                                Alfred hospital, will comprise a                               public health and environmental
                                team of 60 scientists researching                              data on the outcomes of an
                                strategies to combat diabetes and                              alternative water management
                                its complications, including kidney                            approach, forming the basis for
                                and heart disease, and blindness.                              policies and strategies of urban
                                                                                               informal settlements worldwide.




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SCHOLARSHIPS
    TO UNLOCK
    YOUR TALENT
    At Monash, we believe in unlocking your potential to make a
    difference in the world.




    Image: Niha Sathasivam,
    Bachelor of Commerce and
    Bachelor of Economics (2018)




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Monash University is committed to
attracting academic high achievers
and producing internationally-
competitive graduates.
MONASH SCHOLARSHIPS
Monash International Leadership
Scholarship
Tuition fees paid for the duration of the course for high-achieving
international coursework students. Selection is based on
academic achievements, application statement and the
student’s potential to be a Monash University ambassador.
monash.edu/new-scholarships

Monash International Merit Scholarship
A$10,000 paid per year for the course duration to high-achieving
international coursework students. Selection is based on
academic achievements, application statement and the
student’s potential to be a Monash University ambassador.

Monash International Tuition Scholarship
This scholarship covers your course fees as an international
graduate research student. Selection is based on academic
achievements and eligibility.

Monash Graduate Scholarship
A$27,353* paid per year for the duration of your research.
Selection is based on academic achievements and eligibility.
monash.edu/graduate-research/future-students/
scholarships

Coursework scholarship applications
Once you’ve received a full offer from Monash, you’re able to
apply for a scholarship. Students from all countries are invited
to apply for scholarships.

Graduate research scholarship applications
You can apply to be considered for all scholarships you’re eligible
for, together with your application for admission.
monash.edu/graduate-research/future-students/apply

EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Australia Awards
Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships
funded by the Australian Government, which aim to contribute
to the long-term development needs of Australia’s partner
countries. Monash offers a range of courses for the next
generation of global leaders. To find out more, see the Australia
Awards Scholarships information on the Department of
Foreign Affairs and Trade website: www.dfat.gov.au

Other external scholarships
Monash has relationships with sponsors from numerous
countries across the world. These scholarships and
sponsorships offer a range of different benefits to
recipients to enable them to study at Monash University.
monash.edu/scholarships




* 2018 rate.



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A GLOBAL
     OUTLOOK
     If you’re passionate about tackling global
     challenges and collaborating with some of
     the brightest minds in your discipline area,
     then Monash is the place where your ideas
     and actions can gain momentum.
     Our graduate degrees will give you the edge in the employment
     market and prepare you for the professions of the future, both in
     Australia and overseas.
     Our industry-relevant courses are embedded with the leadership,
     entrepreneurial and commercialisation skills that will advance your
     career. You can take a semester at the King’s College London,
     undertake master’s units at the Monash Centre in Prato, Italy,
     or complete a double master’s program with one of our
     international partners.
     Globally connected, our alumni network is at the forefront of social
     and technological progress at many of the world’s best companies.
     If you aspire to make a positive impact in the world, you’ll find Monash
     learning is all about discovery, creativity, challenge and opportunity.

     Get ready to see the world
     International placements
     Choose from a range of international placements – Asia, Africa, Europe, US.
     Overseas internships
     Intern at the United Nations, New York, or Shandong Television in
     China – just two of many options.
     Monash Malaysia
     Our Monash Malaysia campus offers students the opportunity to spend
     a semester at Monash University’s third largest campus, which offers a
     distinctly international and culturally rich environment.
     Monash Prato, Italy
     Study at the Monash Prato Centre in Italy – offerings include fine art,
     architecture, Italian and law.
     Connect
     Connect with 360,000-plus alumni across the globe.




                                                ?
        DID YOU KNOW?
        With 75,000-plus students and
        360,000-plus alumni from more than
        170 countries, Monash is Australia’s
        largest university.




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LIVE IN
     MELBOURNE
     Our Australian base is a vibrant, multicultural city that offers
     an abundance of cultural festivities, international sporting
     events, cafés and restaurants with cuisines from around the
     world, beautiful parks and beaches, and an eclectic mix of
     music and arts. You couldn’t pick a better place to live.
     As one of the world’s most liveable cities1, you can expect excellence in public
     transport and healthcare, as well as opportunities for casual work while studying.
     Plus, Melbourne is renowned as a welcoming environment for international
     students, providing a home away from home.

     1	Economist Intelligence Unit 2011-2018.




     Image: Danyang Chen,
     Master of Information Technology




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Image: Kar Lok Chan,
Bachelor of Science (Honours)




Image: Balmain Meaney-Liu,          Image: Kah Leng Chan,
Bachelor of Business                Bachelor of Nutrition Science




Image: Kar Lok Chan,
Bachelor of Science (Honours)


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Sample studio room




          OFF-CAMPUS LIVING
          If living on campus isn’t for
          you, there are plenty of other
          options.
          Send us a query online at
          ask.monash or call us on
          1800 666 274.
          Details: monash.edu/
          accommodation/
          accommodation/
          off-campus-options



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EVERYTHING AT
YOUR FINGERTIPS                                                                 Cost of living
Start with a short stroll to class. Swim a few                                  Before you begin your studies at Monash, it’s a good idea to plan
laps before lunch. Study on the lawns in the                                    and prepare a budget.
afternoon. Gyms, sports fields and pools,                                       Below are some costs associated with living and studying in Australia,
grocery stores, banks and even restaurants                                      and should be used as an approximate guide. These figures (in Australian
                                                                                dollars) are estimates only, and may vary depending on your location and
– they’re all on your doorstep if you live on                                   lifestyle. Rent, for example, is more expensive in some areas of Melbourne
                                                                                than others. You may also need spending money for things like medication
campus.                                                                         and other personal items, such as clothes. All costs are subject to inflation.
Your stay is supported by both staff and student leaders, making campus life    Depending on your chosen degree, additional costs may apply for class
a breeze. At our Clayton and Peninsula campuses, you’ll also have the benefit   materials and other course requirements. Please make sure you check
of 24‑hour security.                                                            any additional costs for your course before commencing your studies.
Applications are free and open in September. You can choose from traditional    ACCOMMODATION
halls of residence, self-contained studio apartments or shared apartments.      • Hostels and guesthouses                   $90 to $150 per week
With students from 70 countries and the wide range of facilities on your        • Shared rentals                            $85 to $215 per week
doorstep, discover why accommodation is much more than just your room.          • On campus^                                $90 to $280 per week
                                                                                • Rental                                    $165 to $440 per week
monash.edu/accommodation
                                                                                • Boarding schools                          $11,000 to $22,000 per year
                                                                                OTHER LIVING EXPENSES
                                                                                • Groceries and eating out                  $80 to $280 per week
                                                                                • Gas and electricity                       $35 to $140 per week
                                                                                • Phone and internet                        $20 to $55 per week
                                                                                • Public transport                          $15 to $55 per week
                                                                                • Car (after purchase)                      $150 to $260 per week
                                                                                • Entertainment                             $80 to $150 per week




                                                                                ^	T he fees for living on campus at Monash University vary depending on the type of accommodation.
                                                                                   Details: monash.edu/accommodation/accommodation/pricing




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WE’LL
     SUPPORT
     YOU




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University study takes commitment                                 Wellbeing
                                                                  Monash offers expert health and wellbeing counsellors,
and drive, especially if you’re moving                            medical practitioners and multi-faith chaplains to support
to a new city or country.                                         you in all facets of your life. Information is provided at
                                                                  orientation on a wide range of topics, including settling
We can help you settle into university life by providing an       into life in Australia, healthcare, transport, student visas,
extensive range of support programs and services. And to          safety, getting connected and opportunities to make friends.
help you maintain the momentum, we’ll put you in touch with       We also have an informative handbook specifically for new
like-minded people – to share information, build networks         Muslim students studying in Victoria. You can download a
and get the support to keep you going.                            copy of the Salaam Monash handbook in English, Bahasa
                                                                  Indonesia or Arabic from monash.edu/salaam-monash
monash.edu/study/student-life
                                                                  It’ll provide information about adjusting to life in Australia
Monash Connect                                                    and studying at Monash, including maps of campus, lists of
Monash Connect student service centres are located on each        social groups and a directory of halal outlets. Alternatively,
Australian campus, making it easy for you to understand           you can pick up a copy of the handbook from Monash
administrative processes and access information. Staff can        Connect on your campus.
assist with your questions about admissions, enrolment, fees,
                                                                  monash.edu/health
student visas, accommodation, language support, academic
support, graduations, scholarships and finding your way           Airport pick-up
around campus.
                                                                  Monash University welcomes all new international students
monash.edu/connect                                                with a free airport pick-up service to take you to your
                                                                  accommodation. To arrange a pick-up, you must submit
Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA)                             an airport pick-up request form at least three working days
As a Monash graduate student, you’ll automatically become         before you arrive in Australia.
a member of the Monash Postgraduate Association, which
                                                                  monash.edu/study/international/preparing/reception
provides services for graduate students including social
functions, newsletters and publications, advice, advocacy         Clubs and societies
and mediation, and seminars to help you transition from
                                                                  More than 100 student-run clubs and societies organise
study to a successful career.
                                                                  activities, events, competitions, productions, get-togethers,
mpa.monash.edu                                                    seminars, camps, conferences and more for our 10,000-
                                                                  plus student members. There’s a wide variety of clubs
Campus security                                                   on offer – academic, cultural, spiritual and special
While Melbourne is considered one of the world’s most             interest – to put you in touch with like-minded people.
liveable cities1, at Monash we still look out for our students’   Our involvement in more than 50 sports means it’s easy
welfare. We provide a range of security services to ensure        to get involved – try our athletics, table tennis, dance,
our students are safe at all times. These include 24-hour         badminton, basketball or soccer clubs.
security patrols, security escorts and an evening security
                                                                  monash.edu/study/student-life/clubs-and-societies
bus between our Clayton and Caulfield campuses.
monash.edu/safety-security                                        Family support
                                                                  If you have children or other family commitments,
English Connect                                                   Monash provides advice regarding childcare, primary
English Connect offers a range of free programs to help           school, playgroups, school holiday care and other child
you become savvy in Australian culture, further develop           and family support matters. We have arrangements with
your English language skills and engage with students from        child care centres at our Clayton, Caulfield and Peninsula
all over the world. Let’s Chat programs are fun, obligation-      campuses. Social events for international students with
free group conversation sessions. Peer Support provides           families are also held throughout the year.
one-on-one support with written English. No assessment,
                                                                  monash.edu/childcare
no homework, no pressure – all you need is your enthusiasm
to participate in practical sessions designed to refine your      Disability support services
conversation skills in a supportive environment.
                                                                  If you have a disability, medical or mental health condition that
monash.edu/english-connect                                        may impact your study, Disability Services can support you.
                                                                  Registered students can access services such as academic
Monash Professional Pathways                                      support, assistive software and equipment loans.
Offering a 12-week internship and work-readiness training,
                                                                  monash.edu/disability
the Professional Year Program from Monash Professional
Pathways helps you obtain the skills and experience
employers are looking for.
monashprofessional.edu.au




                                                                  1 Economist Intelligence Unit 2011-2018.



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FLEXIBLE
     COURSE OPTIONS                                                                Double master’s courses
     We know that when, where, how and                                             A double degree course allows you to study for two degrees at the same
     what you study is critical to progressing                                     time. You’ll graduate with two master’s degrees, giving you more career
     your career, skills and knowledge.                                            flexibility and opportunities. It allows you to keep your options open and
                                                                                   develop expertise in different yet complementary areas.
     You might be a professional looking to gain expert knowledge in your
     current field or you might be looking for a career change. Whatever your      Off-campus (distance learning)
     ambition, Monash can help you get there.                                      You don’t have to be at Monash to study with Monash. Through our online
                                                                                   distance learning, you can study with Australia’s biggest university without
     Professional entry master’s courses                                           ever having to set foot on campus. It’s the perfect option if you need to
     These courses are specifically designed to prepare you to enter a regulated   balance university with work, family and other personal commitments.
     profession such as law, accounting or teaching. These courses can take        You’ll study the same units and gain the same qualification as you would if
     two to four years to complete, depending on the discipline. Some of           you were on campus. It includes a combination of print study material and
     these areas can also be studied at an undergraduate level; however a          electronic communication. Please note: studying off-campus with Monash
     professional-entry master’s course is ideal if you make the decision to       doesn’t entitle you to apply for an Australian student visa.
     enter a different field to that of your first course.                         monash.edu/study
     Expert master’s courses
     These courses allow you to extend expertise gained through your
     undergraduate degree, or add breadth to your knowledge and skills
     within a new or complementary field. If you complete a four-year honours
     bachelor’s degree, you can usually complete an expert master’s degree
     in the same discipline in just one year, meaning you graduate with both a
     bachelor’s and a master’s degree in five years. See pages 20-21 for a full
     list of coursework courses.




       GAIN CREDIT FOR                          1-YEAR                             1.5-YEAR                                2-YEAR
       PRIOR LEARNING                           PROGRAMS                           PROGRAMS                                PROGRAMS
       Many of our master’s                     I want to undertake a              I want to undertake a                   I want to undertake a
       programs offer you block                 master’s program in the            master’s program in the                 master’s program in a
                                                same discipline                    same discipline                         different discipline
       credit on the basis of your
       education background.
                                                +                                  +                                       +
                                                I have a four-year                 I have a three-year                     I have a three-year
                                                honours qualification              undergraduate qualification             undergraduate qualification


                                                OR
                                                I have a
                                                three-year undergraduate
                                                qualification
                                                and a
                                                one-year honours
                                                qualification



                                                48 CREDIT POINTS                   72 CREDIT POINTS                        96 CREDIT POINTS




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OUR COURSES
     ART, DESIGN AND                                              BUSINESS                                  Educational and Developmental
                                                                                                            Psychology54
     ARCHITECTURE                                                 Accounting38
                                                                                                            Educational Research
     Architecture22                                              Professional Accounting             39   (graduate certificate)55
     Design24                                                    Professional Accounting and               Education Studies
     • Collaborative design                                       Business Law                        39   (graduate certificate)55
     • Interaction design                                         Actuarial Studies                   40   Leadership56
     • Multimedia design                                          Advanced Finance                    41   • Curriculum and pedagogy
     • Advanced studies in design                                 Applied Economics and Econometrics 42    • General leadership studies
     Urban Planning and Design                              25   • Applied econometrics                    • Organisational learning
                                                                  • Applied economics and econometrics
                                                                                                            Professional Psychology
     ARTS, HUMANITIES                                             • Business economics                      (graduate diploma)57
     AND SOCIAL SCIENCES                                          Banking and Finance              43      Professional Psychology            58
     Applied Linguistics                26                       Business44                               STEM Education
     Bioethics27                                                 • Contemporary management                 (graduate certificate)59
     Communications and Media Studies                             • Entrepreneurship                        Teaching60
     (graduate certificate)27                                    • International business                  • Early years education
     Communications and Media Studies 28                         • Marketing                               • Early years and primary education
     Cultural and Creative Industries   28                       • Responsible business governance         • Primary education
                                                                  • Risk management                         • Primary and secondary education
     International Development Practice 29
                                                                  • Supply chain management                 • Secondary education
     International Relations            30
     (also available as part of a double master’s program)
                                                                  Business (graduate diploma)45            TESOL62
     •   Governance and security                                  Business (graduate certificate)46
     •   International diplomacy and trade
                                                                  Business Administration          46      ENGINEERING
     •   Political violence and counter-terrorism                                                           Advanced Engineering                        63
                                                                  Global Business                  47
     •   Advanced international relations                                                                   • Additive manufacturing engineering
                                                                  Global Executive
     International Relations                                      Business Administration          48      • Chemical engineering
     (graduate certificate)31                                    Management49                             • Civil engineering (infrastructure systems)
     International Relations                                      Marketing50                              • Civil engineering (transport)
     and Journalism                       31                                                               • Civil engineering (water)
     International Sustainable Tourism                            EDUCATION                                 • Electrical engineering
     Management32                                                                                          • Energy and sustainability engineering
                                                                  Counselling51
     Interpreting and Translation Studies 34                                                               • Materials engineering
     (also available as part of a double master’s program)        Education52
                                                                  • Adult learning                          • Mechanical engineering
     • Translation
                                                                  • Applied behaviour analysis              • Medical engineering
     • Interpreting and translation
                                                                  • Digital learning                        • Renewable and sustainable energy
     Journalism35                                                                                            engineering
     (also available as part of a double master’s program)        • Early childhood education
     Public Policy           36
                                                                  • Educational leadership and policy       Bioproduct Manufacturing
                                                                  • Expert teaching practice                Engineering66
     Strategic Communications
     Management37                                                • General education studies               Infrastructure Engineering
                                                                  • Inclusive and special education         and Management            67
                                                                                                            Transport and Traffic     67




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COURSE INFORMATION FAST FACTS
Look for these icons on each course page for key information.
     Location              Duration                Intakes             Fees



INFORMATION                                         MEDICINE, NURSING                                Nursing Practice               97
                                                                                                     Occupational and
TECHNOLOGY                                          AND HEALTH SCIENCES                              Environmental Health           98
Business Information Systems   68                  Addictive Behaviours                       83   Occupational Therapy Practice  99
Data Science                   69                  Aviation Medicine                          84   Physiotherapy100
Information Technology         70                  Biomedical and Health Science              85   Public Health                 101
Information Technology Research                     • Cancer biology and therapeutics
                                                                                                     Reproductive Sciences
(graduate certificate)70                           • Cardiovascular diseases                        (graduate diploma)102
Networks and Security          71                  • Infectious diseases and population health
                                                                                                     Social Work                   103
                                                    • Neuroscience
                                                                                                     Translational Research
LAWS                                                • Regenerative medicine and stems cells          (graduate certificate)103
Australian Law                          72         Biotechnology86
Commercial Law                          72         Clinical Embryology           87                SCIENCE
Dispute Resolution                      73         Clinical Medicine             88                Financial Mathematics         104
Government Law and Regulatory                       Clinical Research             89                Food Science and Agribusiness 105
Practice74                                         Dietetics90                                     Mathematics105
Human Rights Law                        75         Advanced Health Care Practice 91                Science106
Intellectual Property and                           • Clinical midwifery
Communications Law                      76         • Medical imaging                                MULTIDISCIPLINARY
Juris Doctor                            77         • Occupational therapy                           COURSES
Laws (LLM)78                                       • Paediatric physiotherapy                       Project Management                      107
• Commercial law                                    • Primary healthcare                             Environment and Sustainability          108
• Dispute resolution                                • Radiation therapy                              • Corporate environmental and
• Government law and regulatory practice
                                                    Health and Science Research                        sustainability management
• Human rights                                      (graduate diploma)92                            • Environment and governance
• Intellectual property and
                                                    Health Management                    93         • Environmental security
   communications law                               Magnetic Resonance Imaging                       • International development and environment
• International and comparative law                 (graduate certificate)93                        • Leadership for sustainable development
• Law and international development
                                                    Medical Science and
• Law studies                                       Doctor of Medicine                   94
• Workplace and employment law                      Medicine95
Law (graduate diploma)80                           Advanced Nursing                     96
Law and International Development 81               • Australian Nursing Studies
Workplace and Employment Law            82         • Disaster nursing
                                                    • General studies in advanced nursing
                                                    • Nursing education
                                                    • Nursing leadership and management




                                                                                                                                      Image: Shu Shi,
                                                                                                                             Monash University student




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ARCHITECTURE
ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE




                                             Caulfield
                                                                                 Professional entry master’s
                                             2 or 3 years
                                                                                 Our Master of Architecture course                                                Course structure
                                             February                            develops graduates with a vision to                                              An integrated program of study allows you
                                                                                 design progressive architecture that                                             to select from a range of design studios in
                                             A$37,500                                                                                                             conjunction with advanced architectural
                                             2019 fees p.a.                      responds to the dynamic needs of society                                         studies. Complementary units introduce the
                                             Fees are per 48 credit points,      and speculates about the future of our                                           methods and tactics of architectural design
                                             which represents a standard
                                             full-time course load for a year.
                                                                                 built environment.                                                               research and engage with the multidisciplinary
                                                                                                                                                                  socio-cultural, political, economic, historical,
                                    DEGREE AWARDED                               Now open to graduates of any                                                     theoretical and technical dimensions relevant
                                    Master of Architecture                       recognised bachelor’s degree                                                     to contemporary architecture and urbanism.
                                                                                 Our Master of Architecture offers a new entry
                                    COURSE CODE: F6001 CRICOS: 097034K           option, open to graduates of any Australian                                      Accreditation
                                                                                 bachelor’s degree (or equivalent). Previously,                                   The Master of Architecture encompasses the
                                                                                 only graduates with a Bachelor of Architectural                                  knowledge and skills required for professional
                                                                                 Design (or equivalent) could enter the master’s                                  recognition by the Architects Accreditation
                                                                                 course – these graduates can still enter                                         Council of Australia (AACA) and the Australian
                                                                                 and complete the course in two years.                                            Institute of Architects. To register as an architect,
                                                                                                                                                                  graduates must also complete two years
                                    Who we’re looking for                        Whether you’ve completed undergraduate studies
                                                                                                                                                                  of professional practice and pass the AACA
                                    We’re looking for applicants from            in architecture or in another field, the Master of
                                                                                                                                                                  Architectural Practice Examination. For more
                                    a diverse range of disciplines, and          Architecture meets the academic requirements
                                                                                                                                                                  details, visit the Architectural Registration Board
                                    all are welcome to apply for the             necessary to register as an architect.
                                                                                                                                                                  of Victoria website at www.arbv.vic.gov.au
                                    three-year Master of Architecture
                                    course. You’ll study with a                  Learn through project-based
                                                                                                                                                                  Entry requirements
                                    multidisciplinary cohort who’ll enrich       design studios
                                                                                                                                                                  Depending on your prior qualifications and
                                    and enliven your experience. So, if          Central to Monash’s architecture program
                                                                                                                                                                  experience, you may be eligible for entry credit,
                                    you’ve studied design, business,             is our project-based design studios, which
                                                                                                                                                                  which reduces the duration. Selection is based
                                    economics, environmental science,            address a wide range of architectural issues
                                                                                                                                                                  on your previous academic achievement in your
                                    landscape architecture, engineering,         and challenges, including housing, urban
                                                                                                                                                                  prior qualification/s that must be accredited to
                                    mathematics, IT, geography,                  design, digital practice, evolving construction
                                                                                                                                                                  the equivalent Australian level specified in the
                                    international development,                   methods and design speculation.
                                                                                                                                                                  table below.
                                    physical science or fine art, then
                                                                                 All studios are taught by Monash academics                                                                                    Average
                                    we’re interested in you. If you
                                                                                 alongside leading architectural practitioners,                                     ELIGIBILITY                             requirements1 Duration2
                                    hold an Australian Bachelor of
                                                                                 ensuring that you’re exposed to current industry                                 Bachelor’s degree
                                    Architectural Design (or equivalent),                                                                                                                                    Credit (60%)           33
                                                                                 practice. Each semester, you can select your                                     (or equivalent) in any field
                                    you’re welcome to apply for the
                                                                                 chosen studio from the many on offer, allowing                                   Bachelor’s degree in                        Distinction
                                    two-year master’s course.                                                                                                     architecture4 (or equivalent)                 (70%)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    25
                                                                                 you to follow your interests and passions.

                                                                                                                                                                  English language level
                                                                                                                                                                  Level A (see page 114).




                                                                                 1 In equivalent Monash University grading scale terms, a 100% scale where 50% is a pass.
                                                                                 2 Even if you’re eligible for entry credit, you don’t need to take it. You may apply for and complete the longer duration.
                                                                                 3	You must provide a compilation of evidence of creative work, a curriculum vitae and a statement of intent. Shortlisted applicants may be invited
                                                                                    for an interview.
                                                                                 4	The qualifying undergraduate degree must have been completed within five years of the proposed commencement of the Master of Architecture.
                                                                                    If you’ve successfully completed the Bachelor of Architectural Design at Monash, you’ll automically progress to the Master of Architecture, provided
                                                                                    successful completion was within five years of the proposed commencement date of the master’s.
                                                                                 5 You must provide a design folio and a curriculum vitae. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview.



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I fell in love with Australia and chose Monash for its reputation
and recommendation by my high school mentor. Throughout
my studies I had the opportunity to work on a range of diverse
projects that align to my interests and dealt with real-life
issues. The connections I made and the experience was
invaluable. It allowed me to graduate with a job at a landscape
architecture firm.”
JEAN-CHRISTOPHE OLIVIER PETITE
Bachelor of Architectural Design and Master of Architecture (2018)




                                                                     2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE   23
DESIGN
ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE




                                                 Caulfield
                                                                                            Expert master’s
                                                 1, 1.5 or 2 years
                                                                                            In a rapidly transforming profession,                  electronics and programming, physical and
                                                                                            designers need to be constantly                        virtual interface manipulation, engineering and
                                                 February and July
                                                                                                                                                   material fabrication, and rapid prototyping.
                                                                                            developing innovative skills and knowledge             The specialisation gives you an understanding
                                                 A$33,600
                                                 2019 fees p.a.                             to respond and be a leader in their field.             of the relationship between interactive
                                                 Fees are per 48 credit points,             Positioned at the intersection of several creative     activities, products and human behaviour.
                                                 which represents a standard
                                                 full-time course load for a year.          disciplines, our Master of Design provides you         Multimedia design
                                                                                            with the platform to explore advanced principles       Multimedia design develops your skills in digital
                                    DEGREE AWARDED
                                                                                            in contemporary design that’ll enhance your            communication environments. This includes
                                    Master of Design
                                                                                            design practice and give you the platform to           designing for the web, motion and animation,
                                                                                            be an innovative leader.                               and interactive touchscreen devices and surfaces.
                                    ALTERNATIVE EXITS                                                                                              Emphasising an advanced knowledge of existing
                                                                                            This project-based and studio-focused course
                                    • Graduate Certificate in Design                                                                               and emerging digital design processes and
                                                                                            offers the opportunity to extend your learning
                                    • Graduate Diploma in Design                                                                                   systems, this specialisation embraces projects
                                                                                            within a specialisation area of interaction design,
                                                                                            multimedia design or collaborative design.             of varied scale, from hand-held smart devices
                                    COURSE CODE: F6002 CRICOS: 089737A                      Alternatively, you can choose from a range of          to large public interactive screens. It develops
                                                                                            units from across these three areas to construct       your ability to build a communication narrative,
                                                                                            a specialisation in advanced study in design.          use multimedia processes to fill community and
                                                                                                                                                   business needs, and understand the end-user’s
                                                                                            Central to this course are four core design studios    engagement with projects or products such as
                                                                                            that’ll engage you with design systems, services,      websites, apps and other screen-based media.
                                                                                     ?      processes, environments and objects. In addition
                                                                                                                                                   Advanced studies in design
                                    DID YOU KNOW?                                           to the core design studios, you’ll undertake studies
                                    Professional recognition                                in design thinking, allowing you to analyse real-      Construct an individual program of study from
                                                                                            world challenges through design thinking strategies    across interaction design, multimedia design
                                    The Master of Design is a                                                                                      and collaborative design. This enables you to
                                    ‘recognised course’ by the Design                       and approaches. Further studies will build your
                                                                                            capabilities in design research, management and        tailor your unit choices while addressing the
                                    Institute of Australia (DIA). The DIA                                                                          fundamental principles of advanced design
                                    is the peak body for professional                       entrepreneurialism, culminating in a major project
                                                                                            and exegesis.                                          practice and thinking. It’ll inspire you to connect
                                    design. It represents Australian                                                                               research and practice across the design
                                    design and designers both                               This program is ideal for those with an                disciplines, and to become a thoughtful design
                                    domestically and internationally.                       undergraduate degree in any discipline who             practitioner. You’ll broaden your knowledge of
                                                                                            are keen to enter the expanding fields of              key design constructs, deepen your professional
                                                                                            professional design engagement, or for design          learning in design areas of interest, and advance
                                                                                            practitioners aiming to upgrade their expertise.       your capacity as a design professional.
                                                                                            Specialisations                                        Entry requirements
                                                                                            Collaborative design                                   Depending on your prior qualifications and
                                                                                            Collaborative design places you conceptually and       experience, you may be eligible for entry credit,
                                                                                            practically at the intersection of interior, graphic   which reduces the duration. Selection is based
                                                                                            and industrial design practice. The program will       on your previous academic achievement in your
                                                                                            set you design challenges involving image, text,       prior qualification/s that must be accredited to
                                                                                            products, narratives, systems, services, public        the equivalent Australian level specified in the
                                                                                            and private space, materiality and virtuality.         table below.
                                                                                            You’ll develop independent conceptual and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Average
                                                                                            practical design skills alongside an ability to be      ELIGIBILITY1                    requirements2 Duration3
                                                                                            part of collaborative design processes. You’ll
                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor’s degree
                                                                                            expand your awareness across design disciplines,                                        Credit (60%)      2
                                                                                                                                                   (or equivalent) in any field
                                                                                            develop multidisciplinary design expertise, and        Bachelor’s degree
                                    1	Applicants must provide a current academic
                                                                                            build broader skills in leadership, professional       (or equivalent) in a related
                                       and professional curriculum vitae.                   adaptability and complex project planning.             field4, OR
                                    2	In equivalent Monash University grading scale                                                                                                Credit (60%)    1.5 6
                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor’s degree
                                       terms, a 100% scale where 50% is a pass.             Interaction design
                                    3	Even if you’re eligible for entry credit,                                                                   (or equivalent) in any field +
                                       you don’t need to take it. You may apply             This specialisation develops your skills in the        relevant expertise5
                                       for and complete the longer duration.                design of contemporary artefacts, products and
                                    4	Related fields may include graphic design,                                                                  Bachelor’s (hons) degree
                                       communication design, visual communication,
                                                                                            services that engage with interactive, user-           (or equivalent) in any field +   Credit (60%)     16
                                       interior design, interior architecture, exhibition   focused technologies and processes. These              relevant expertise5
                                       design, interaction design, user experience
                                       design, multimedia design, motion design, web
                                                                                            can include, but aren’t limited to, health and
                                       design, industrial design or product design.         medical equipment, ‘smart’ furniture, educational      English language level
                                    5	For example, by relevant graduate certificate,
                                       graduate diploma or work experience.
                                                                                            toys, wearable technologies, information kiosks        Level A (see page 114).
                                    6	If you’re applying to do the 1.5 or one-year         and transport systems. You’ll use a diverse
                                       program, you’re required to provide 10-15 images     range of interactive processes, including
                                       of recent original work, clearly numbered with
                                       a corresponding list of details attached, and        the application of advanced technologies,
                                       to identify your preferred specialisation.



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URBAN PLANNING




                                                                                                                                                                                                  ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE
AND DESIGN
                                                                                                                                                     Caulfield

                                                                                                                                                     2 years
Professional entry master’s
                                                                                                                                                     February
Complex urban problems require                                                     Where could it lead you?
                                                                                                                                                     A$37,500
planning professionals who are versatile                                           Employers now require planners who can bring                      2019 fees p.a.

and multifaceted. They need to be                                                  fresh perspectives to solving urban problems,                     Fees are per 48 credit points,
                                                                                   and readily adapt to new roles in the workplace.                  which represents a standard
persuasive collaborators, articulate                                               This course puts you ahead of the competition                     full-time course load for a year.
mediators and strategic organisers.                                                by training you to integrate design with traditional    DEGREE AWARDED
Our Master of Urban Planning and Design                                            policy-based knowledge.                                 Master of Urban Planning and Design
prepares future professionals with the skills,                                     There are many directions your career might
knowledge and imagination to create equitable                                      take, and you can be employed in challenging            COURSE CODE: F6004 CRICOS: 093076K
and sustainable civic visions and strategies for                                   positions in a range of organisations. These
our evolving built environments and communities,                                   include state agencies that manage water, the
whether you’re keen to upskill or change career.                                   environment, transport and other infrastructure;
As a Monash Urban Planning and Design                                              local government as a strategic or statutory
                                                                                   planner working on local development proposals
graduate, you’ll be ready to work towards a well-
designed and planned people-centric future.                                        or resolving community disputes; Australian or                                                        ?
                                                                                                                                           DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                                   international firms that specialise in heritage
                                                                                                                                           The Master of Urban Planning
How the course works                                                               and conservation planning, or in environmental
                                                                                                                                           and Design is accredited by the
The course is centred on four project-based                                        management and economics; or in not-for-profit
                                                                                                                                           Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)
learning themes: compact city, ecological city,                                    organisations in underdeveloped or overdeveloped
                                                                                                                                           and undergoes a regular review
sprawling city and inclusive city. You’ll integrate                                places far and wide, where you’ll confront diverse
                                                                                                                                           process to ensure the quality and
design skills and thinking with planning knowledge                                 climatic and cultural issues.
                                                                                                                                           relevance of the program.
in real-world learning environments, and engage in
lectures, workshops, seminars and field visits.                                    Entry requirements
                                                                                   Selection is based on your previous academic
You can tailor your studies to individual interests                                achievement in your prior qualification/s that must
with elective units on topics that include transport,                              be accredited to the equivalent Australian level
sustainable development, economics, Indigenous                                     specified in the table below.
perspectives or international development. You
                                                                                                                     Average
can also undertake an exegesis as a springboard                                      ELIGIBILITY                  requirements1 Duration
for a PhD.
                                                                                   Bachelor’s degree               High Credit
                                                                                                                                   22
To summarise, the course comprises four project                                    (or equivalent) in any field      (65%)
studio units, four stand-alone complementary
depth study units, two applied professional                                        English language level
practice units and two elective units.                                             Level A (see page 114).




1 In equivalent Monash University grading scale terms, a 100% scale where 50% is a pass.
2 All applications will be reviewed and successful candidates will be shortlisted for an interview.



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Create a master’s degree that suits you
ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES




                                            Our courses offer a unique and nuanced approach to their industry and subject matter, and are underpinned by our guiding principles to be
                                            innovative, international and engaged. There are many ways you can create the master’s degree that best suits your interests and career needs:
                                            •   Tailor your program by taking specified electives from any other coursework master’s degrees offered in the faculty^
                                            •   Accelerate your studies and complete your degree in less than one year*
                                            •   Apply for professional internships to develop your professional experience and networks
                                            •   Go on study tours and gain practical, on-the-ground experience both in Australia and abroad
                                            •   Create a pathway to a PhD – by completing a research thesis as a prerequisite for future enrolment into a PhD or master’s by research
                                            •   Take advantage of leadership opportunities through our Arts Graduate Leadership Program and gain access to professional
                                                development workshops.
                                                ^
                                                     Only available for students completing the two-year option.
                                                *
                                                     Only available for students completing the 1.5-year option. Not available with the Master of Interpreting and Translations Studies, or the Master of Bioethics.




                                                              Clayton
                                                              (off-campus study available)
                                                                                                                        APPLIED LINGUISTICS
                                                                                                                        Expert master’s
                                                              1, 1.5 or 2 years                                                                                                                               Entry requirements
                                                                                                                        Applied linguistics is one of the fastest-
                                                              February and July                                         growing fields of study in the humanities.                                            Depending on your prior qualifications and
                                                                                                                                                                                                              experience, you may be eligible for entry credit,
                                                                                                                        As globalisation continues, so does the demand                                        which reduces the duration. Selection is based
                                                              A$33,200
                                                              2019 fees p.a.
                                                                                                                        for those with intercultural communication skills                                     on your previous academic achievement in your
                                                                                                                        to reach wide audiences. This course offers a                                         prior qualification/s that must be accredited to
                                                              Fees are per 48 credit points,
                                                              which represents a standard                               competitive advantage to language teachers,                                           the equivalent Australian level specified in the
                                                              full-time course load for a year.                         interpreters, editors and others working with                                         table below.
                                            DEGREE AWARDED                                                              language in increasingly multilingual and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Average
                                            Master of Applied Linguistics                                               multicultural societies. You’ll gain a critical                                         ELIGIBILITY                               requirements1 Duration2
                                                                                                                        understanding of theoretical and practical issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bachelor’s degree                                Credit
                                                                                                                        relating to applied linguistics, including second-                                    (or equivalent) in any field3                    (60%)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2
                                            ALTERNATIVE EXITS                                                           language acquisition, language teaching, language
                                            • Graduate Certificate of Arts                                              contact and intercultural communication.                                              Bachelor’s degree
                                            • Graduate Diploma in Applied                                                                                                                                     (or equivalent) in a
                                                                                                                        The application of linguistic knowledge to                                            related field4, OR                               Credit
                                              Linguistics                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1.5
                                                                                                                        professional contexts is at the heart of the                                          Bachelor’s degree                                (60%)
                                                                                                                        curriculum. You’ll have the opportunity to regularly                                  (or equivalent) in any field
                                            COURSE CODE: A6001 CRICOS: 082651G
                                                                                                                        engage with real-world case studies and practical                                     + relevant expertise3,5
                                                                                                                        problem-solving as part of your studies.                                              Bachelor’s (hons)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Credit
                                                                                                                                                                                                              degree (or equivalent)                                                1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (60%)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              in a related field3,4


                                                                                                                                                                                                              English language level
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Level A (see page 114).




                                                                                                                        1 In equivalent Monash University grading scale terms, a 100% scale where 50% is a pass.
                                                                                                                        2 Even if you’re eligible for entry credit, you don’t need to take it. You may apply for and complete the longer duration.
                                                                                                                        3 Or qualification and/or experience, or satisfactory substitute, that the faculty considers to be equivalent.
                                                                                                                        4 Related fields include linguistics, applied linguistics, language study or teaching, translation and interpreting, TESOL and speech pathology.
                                                                                                                        5	Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a related field (linguistics, applied linguistics, language study or teaching, translation and interpreting,
                                                                                                                           TESOL and speech pathology).



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BIOETHICS




                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
                                                                                                                                                                             Clayton
Expert master’s                                                                                                                                                              (off-campus study available)


                                                                                     Entry requirements                                                                      1, 1.5 or 2 years
Bioethics responds to increasing
community concern about ethical issues                                               Depending on your prior qualifications and
                                                                                                                                                                             February and July
created by scientific discoveries in the                                             experience, you may be eligible for entry credit,
                                                                                     which reduces the duration. Selection is based                                          A$33,200
health and biological fields.                                                        on your previous academic achievement in your                                           2019 fees p.a.

Taught through the Monash Bioethics Centre                                           prior qualification/s that must be accredited to                                        Fees are per 48 credit points,
(one of the World Health Organization’s six                                                                                                                                  which represents a standard
                                                                                     the equivalent Australian level specified in the                                        full-time course load for a year.
collaborating centres worldwide), you’ll work with                                   table below.
expert staff who are internationally recognised                                                                                                                    DEGREE AWARDED
                                                                                                                                   Average
leaders and active, prominent contributors to                                          ELIGIBILITY                              requirements1 Duration2            Master of Bioethics
public and professional discussions about a                                          Bachelor’s degree                               Credit
variety of issues in the field.                                                                                                                          2
                                                                                     (or equivalent) in any field                    (60%)                         ALTERNATIVE EXITS
You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with                                      Bachelor’s degree                                                             • Graduate Certificate of Bioethics
                                                                                     (or equivalent) in a                                                          • Graduate Diploma of Bioethics
industry and participate in study tours and field
                                                                                     related field3,5, OR                            Credit
schools, both in Australia and overseas. The                                                                                                            1.5
                                                                                     Bachelor’s degree                               (60%)
Master of Bioethics is particularly well-suited to                                                                                                                 COURSE CODE: A6002 CRICOS: 082652G
                                                                                     (or equivalent) in any field
healthcare professionals and scientists who face                                     + relevant expertise4,6
complex ethical issues in their working lives. It also
                                                                                     Bachelor’s (hons)
offers skills development for those formulating
related public policy and law, as well as for anyone
                                                                                     degree (or equivalent)
                                                                                     in a related field4,5
                                                                                                                                     Credit
                                                                                                                                     (60%)
                                                                                                                                                         1                                                         ?
                                                                                                                                                                   DID YOU KNOW?
wanting to explore issues of public concern.
                                                                                                                                                                   As a Monash Master of Bioethics
Taking a broad approach to key issues such                                           English language level                                                        student, you can apply for an annual
as ethical theory, human research ethics, and                                        Level A (see page 114).                                                       fellowship to work as an intern in the
questions of life and death, this course is suitable                                                                                                               Global Health Ethics Unit at the World
for those with little or no background in ethics or                                                                                                                Health Organization headquarters in
philosophy, and for philosophy graduates with                                                                                                                      Geneva, Switzerland.
an interest in further study of bioethics.




COMMUNICATIONS AND
MEDIA STUDIES
                                                                                                                                                                             Caulfield

                                                                                                                                                                             6 months
Graduate certificate
                                                                                                                                                                             February and July
As a student in the Graduate Certificate                                             Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                                             A$16,800
of Communications and Media Studies,                                                 Selection is based on your previous academic                                            2019 fees

you’ll learn how to analyse, critique and                                            achievement in your prior qualification/s that must                                     This is the total 2019 fee for this
                                                                                     be accredited to the equivalent Australian level                                        24-credit point course.
challenge assumptions about the place                                                specified in the table below.
of media.                                                                                                                                                          DEGREE AWARDED
                                                                                                                                   Average                         Graduate Certificate of
You’ll expand your understanding of the key                                            ELIGIBILITY                              requirements1 Duration
                                                                                                                                                                   Communications and Media Studies
challenges posed by the emergence of digital                                         Bachelor’s degree
media, globalisation and increasing levels of                                        (or equivalent) in any field
                                                                                                                                      Pass                         COURSE CODE: A4007       CRICOS: 097658M
cross-cultural exchange. Skill development                                           or satisfactory substitute                                         0.5
                                                                                                                                     (50%)
                                                                                     that the faculty considers
in critical thinking, writing and presentation                                       to be equivalent
in multicultural settings are designed to build
learning success and enhance your career
capabilities. The degree is suitable for emerging
                                                                                     English language level
professionals in communications and media                                            Level A (see page 114).
industries, as well as those wishing to expand
their knowledge of this dynamic field.



1   In equivalent Monash University grading scale terms, a 100% scale where 50% is a pass.
2   Even if you’re eligible for entry credit, you don’t need to take it. You may apply for and complete the longer duration.
3   In 24 points of study in the relevant discipline units at level three.
4   Or qualification and/or experience, or satisfactory substitute, that the faculty considers to be equivalent.
5   Related fields include medicine and other health sciences, life sciences, social sciences, law and humanities.
6   Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a related field (medicine and other health sciences, life sciences, social sciences, law and humanities).



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