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 1 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
A GLOBAL COMMUNITY To learn more about our campuses, visit monash.edu/campuses # 38 MOST INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD (Times Higher Education 2018) # 25 REUTERS TOP 75: ASIA PACIFIC’S MOST INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITIES (2018) QS GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY RANKINGS (2019) # 59 US NEWS WORLD RANKINGS (2017-18) # 68 TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS (2019) # 84 ACADEMIC RANKING OF WORLD UNIVERSITIES (2018) # 91 TOP 100 RANKINGS Parkville Our dedicated pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences campus hosts 2000 students and is part of Australia’s leading health and biomedical precinct.
It’s also home to two of our research hubs, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety. Peninsula Partnering with leading players in primary and allied healthcare, our Peninsula campus offers courses to about 4000 students by the faculties of Education, and Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, as well as some Monash Business School selections. Caulfield The base for Monash Art, Design and Architecture, and Monash Business School, as well as some Arts, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, and IT courses, Caulfield hosts 19,000 students. It’s a culture hub, with MUMA, our modern art museum, joining sporting and café facilities.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Clayton Clayton, in Melbourne’s rapidly growing southeast corridor, is our biggest campus, home to 38,000 students and eight of our 10 faculties. Everything you need is on campus – food outlets, sporting facilities, health services and more.
Train Coffee Tram On-campus accommodation Bus Art and culture Parking Sport Image: Akshay Jain, Master of Business Information Systems Image: Yifeng Cao, Bachelor of Information Technology Systems 2 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
Suzhou The Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School, in the heart of one of China’s biggest innovation precincts, offers master’s and PhD study options in areas ranging from industrial design and IT to business. CHINA A WORLDWIDE UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES EIGHT PARTNER UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE GLOBE 100+ OUR STUDENTS AND STAFF STUDENTS 78,000+ 17,000+ STAFF 21:1 STUDENT TO ACADEMIC STAFF RATIO Kuala Lumpur Close to fast-paced Kuala Lumpur, Monash University Malaysia is our third-largest campus, with more than 8000 students undertaking courses offered across seven schools.
MALAYSIA Prato In the heart of Tuscany and close to Florence, Prato is our European base where eight of our faculties offer units covering design, law, business and more. ITALY Mumbai Bustling Mumbai is home to the IITB-Monash Research Academy, a collaboration that gives PhD students opportunities to work closely with industry to find solutions to global problems. INDIA Image: Erantha Jayatilaka, Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Malaysia) 3 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
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 4 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
LIFE-CHANGING RESEARCH Monash research is making a positive impact in local communities and around the world. 2007 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE In 2007, eight scientists from Monash University shared in the prestige of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, awarded jointly to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and former US Vice President Al Gore. We judge our research not only by its academic excellence, but by the impact it has on the communities with which we engage and serve. 2014 HELPING THE BLIND TO SEE The Monash Vision Group (MVG) draws on the capabilities of Monash University, The Alfred hospital and industry partners MiniFAB and Grey Innovation to develop bionic eye technology that connects to the primary visual cortex.
This means that patients unable to make use of current retinal implants because of damaged optic nerves or physical trauma to the actual eyes may now have the opportunity to see again. monash.edu/bioniceye 2015 HELPING WOMEN GIVE BIRTH SAFELY Women in developing countries are often at risk of dying from postpartum haemorrhage because access to the lifesaving medicine oxytocin is severely limited. In an innovation that could save thousands of women, Monash researchers have developed a new form of oxytocin, which can be stored at room temperature and is inhaled by the patient. And it can be used with minimal training.
monash.edu/pharm/research/ iop 2011 ELIMINATING DENGUE FEVER Dengue fever is a deadly disease spread by mosquitoes carrying the dengue virus that infects millions of people every year. But research by Monash scientists has shown that a naturally occurring bacteria, Wolbachia, can be introduced into mosquito populations to prevent the spread of the virus to people. Researchers at the Eliminate Dengue program continue looking for ways to translate this approach to at-risk communities around the world. monash.edu/industry/ successstories/dengue 6 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE Even before we became the global university we are today, our researchers looked beyond traditional boundaries, discovering ways of approaching the fields in which they worked.
It’s why a Monash education is so respected around the world. Things that we now take for granted wouldn’t exist without the initial work of Monash researchers, such as: 1973: Professors Alan Trounson and Carl Wood achieved the world’s first IVF pregnancy. The Trounson and Wood team went on to accomplish Australia’s first (and the world’s fourth) successful IVF birth in 1980. 1986: Monash’s Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences designed and synthesised the antiflu drug Relenza, a drug that is now used globally.
Today our ambition and optimism are stronger than ever. We have a clear vision of what we want our research to achieve and how we’ll help our researchers make it happen.
DID YOU KNOW? In 2017, we had 4874 graduate research students studying at Monash University with a total research income of $342 million. ? 2015 BUILDING STRONGER, LIGHTER PLANES WITH 3D PRINTING Professor Xinhua Wu and her team at the Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing (MCAM) are creating an aluminium alloy that will make aircrafts 30 to 40 per cent lighter, twice as fuel-efficient and still structurally sound.
So significant is this project that they’re working in close partnership with Microturbo, the European Space Agency and Bombardier. platforms.monash.edu/mcam 2017 PIONEERING DIABETES DEPARTMENT AT THE ALFRED Australia’s only university department dedicated to research into diabetes was launched in August 2017 by Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt. Monash’s Department of Diabetes, led by Professor Mark Cooper AO, a senior endocrinologist at The Alfred hospital, will comprise a team of 60 scientists researching strategies to combat diabetes and its complications, including kidney and heart disease, and blindness.
2017 TACKLING GLOBAL ENERGY CHALLENGES Bringing together a unique and diverse team of international researchers and organisations, Monash research tackles global energy challenges through the establishment of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Future LowEnergy Electronics Technology. Commencing operations in 2017, the centre acts as an international hub to combine high impact Monash research with global expertise, placing Australia at the forefront of new materials technology and research. 2017 GLOBAL SLUM REVITALISATION In only one of four successes selected from more than 600 applications worldwide, Monash was awarded a $14-million grant for a research project that will significantly advance human health and lives of more than a billion who live in urban slums globally.
This research will deliver the first ever public health and environmental data on the outcomes of an alternative water management approach, forming the basis for policies and strategies of urban informal settlements worldwide. 2018 VICTORIAN HEART HOSPITAL The Victorian Heart Hospital is a flagship health project dedicated to improving cardiac health outcomes. Operated by Monash Health and located within the Monash University campus, the hospital will significantly increase access to world-leading cardiology services and boost Victoria’s medical industry and economy. 7 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
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) 8 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
Monash University is committed to attracting academic high achievers and producing internationallycompetitive 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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Image: Danyang Chen, Master of Information Technology 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.
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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 Sample studio room 14 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
EVERYTHING AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Start with a short stroll to class. Swim a few laps before lunch. Study on the lawns in the afternoon. Gyms, sports fields and pools, grocery stores, banks and even restaurants – they’re all on your doorstep if you live on campus. Your stay is supported by both staff and student leaders, making campus life a breeze. At our Clayton and Peninsula campuses, you’ll also have the benefit of 24‑hour security. Applications are free and open in September. You can choose from traditional halls of residence, self-contained studio apartments or shared apartments. With students from 70 countries and the wide range of facilities on your doorstep, discover why accommodation is much more than just your room.
monash.edu/accommodation Cost of living Before you begin your studies at Monash, it’s a good idea to plan and prepare a budget.
- Below are some costs associated with living and studying in Australia, and should be used as an approximate guide. These figures (in Australian dollars) are estimates only, and may vary depending on your location and lifestyle. Rent, for example, is more expensive in some areas of Melbourne than others. You may also need spending money for things like medication and other personal items, such as clothes. All costs are subject to inflation. Depending on your chosen degree, additional costs may apply for class materials and other course requirements. Please make sure you check any additional costs for your course before commencing your studies. ACCOMMODATION
- Hostels and guesthouses $90 to $150 per week
- Shared rentals $85 to $215 per week
- On campus^ $90 to $280 per week
- Rental $165 to $440 per week
- 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 ^
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University study takes commitment and drive, especially if you’re moving to a new city or country. We can help you settle into university life by providing an extensive range of support programs and services. And to help you maintain the momentum, we’ll put you in touch with like-minded people – to share information, build networks and get the support to keep you going. monash.edu/study/student-life Monash Connect Monash Connect student service centres are located on each Australian campus, making it easy for you to understand administrative processes and access information.
Staff can assist with your questions about admissions, enrolment, fees, student visas, accommodation, language support, academic support, graduations, scholarships and finding your way around campus.
monash.edu/connect Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA) As a Monash graduate student, you’ll automatically become a member of the Monash Postgraduate Association, which provides services for graduate students including social functions, newsletters and publications, advice, advocacy and mediation, and seminars to help you transition from study to a successful career. mpa.monash.edu Campus security While Melbourne is considered one of the world’s most liveable cities1 , at Monash we still look out for our students’ welfare. We provide a range of security services to ensure our students are safe at all times.
These include 24-hour security patrols, security escorts and an evening security bus between our Clayton and Caulfield campuses. monash.edu/safety-security English Connect English Connect offers a range of free programs to help you become savvy in Australian culture, further develop your English language skills and engage with students from all over the world. Let’s Chat programs are fun, obligationfree group conversation sessions. Peer Support provides one-on-one support with written English. No assessment, no homework, no pressure – all you need is your enthusiasm to participate in practical sessions designed to refine your conversation skills in a supportive environment.
monash.edu/english-connect Monash Professional Pathways Offering a 12-week internship and work-readiness training, the Professional Year Program from Monash Professional Pathways helps you obtain the skills and experience employers are looking for.
monashprofessional.edu.au Wellbeing Monash offers expert health and wellbeing counsellors, medical practitioners and multi-faith chaplains to support you in all facets of your life. Information is provided at orientation on a wide range of topics, including settling into life in Australia, healthcare, transport, student visas, safety, getting connected and opportunities to make friends. We also have an informative handbook specifically for new Muslim students studying in Victoria. You can download a copy of the Salaam Monash handbook in English, Bahasa Indonesia or Arabic from monash.edu/salaam-monash It’ll provide information about adjusting to life in Australia and studying at Monash, including maps of campus, lists of social groups and a directory of halal outlets.
Alternatively, you can pick up a copy of the handbook from Monash Connect on your campus.
monash.edu/health Airport pick-up Monash University welcomes all new international students with a free airport pick-up service to take you to your accommodation. To arrange a pick-up, you must submit an airport pick-up request form at least three working days before you arrive in Australia. monash.edu/study/international/preparing/reception Clubs and societies More than 100 student-run clubs and societies organise activities, events, competitions, productions, get-togethers, seminars, camps, conferences and more for our 10,000- plus student members. There’s a wide variety of clubs on offer – academic, cultural, spiritual and special interest – to put you in touch with like-minded people.
Our involvement in more than 50 sports means it’s easy to get involved – try our athletics, table tennis, dance, badminton, basketball or soccer clubs.
monash.edu/study/student-life/clubs-and-societies Family support If you have children or other family commitments, Monash provides advice regarding childcare, primary school, playgroups, school holiday care and other child and family support matters. We have arrangements with child care centres at our Clayton, Caulfield and Peninsula campuses. Social events for international students with families are also held throughout the year. monash.edu/childcare Disability support services If you have a disability, medical or mental health condition that may impact your study, Disability Services can support you.
Registered students can access services such as academic support, assistive software and equipment loans. monash.edu/disability 1 Economist Intelligence Unit 2011-2018. 17 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
GAIN CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING Many of our master’s programs offer you block credit on the basis of your education background. 1-YEAR PROGRAMS I want to undertake a master’s program in the same discipline + I have a four-year honours qualification OR I have a three-year undergraduate qualification and a one-year honours qualification 48 CREDIT POINTS 1.5-YEAR PROGRAMS I want to undertake a master’s program in the same discipline + I have a three-year undergraduate qualification 72 CREDIT POINTS 2-YEAR PROGRAMS I want to undertake a master’s program in a different discipline + I have a three-year undergraduate qualification 96 CREDIT POINTS FLEXIBLE COURSE OPTIONS We know that when, where, how and what you study is critical to progressing your career, skills and knowledge.
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 ambition, Monash can help you get there.
Professional entry master’s courses These courses are specifically designed to prepare you to enter a regulated profession such as law, accounting or teaching. These courses can take two to four years to complete, depending on the discipline. Some of these areas can also be studied at an undergraduate level; however a professional-entry master’s course is ideal if you make the decision to enter a different field to that of your first course. 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.
Double master’s courses A double degree course allows you to study for two degrees at the same time. You’ll graduate with two master’s degrees, giving you more career flexibility and opportunities. It allows you to keep your options open and develop expertise in different yet complementary areas. Off-campus (distance learning) 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 ever having to set foot on campus. It’s the perfect option if you need to balance university with work, family and other personal commitments.
You’ll study the same units and gain the same qualification as you would if you were on campus. It includes a combination of print study material and electronic communication. Please note: studying off-campus with Monash doesn’t entitle you to apply for an Australian student visa. monash.edu/study 18 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
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- ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE Architecture
- 22 Design
- Collaborative design
- Interaction design
- Multimedia design
- Advanced studies in design Urban Planning and Design
- 25 ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Applied Linguistics
- 26 Bioethics
- 27 Communications and Media Studies (graduate certificate)
- 27 Communications and Media Studies
- 28 Cultural and Creative Industries
- 28 International Development Practice
- 29 International Relations
- 30 (also available as part of a double master’s program)
- Governance and security
- International diplomacy and trade
- Political violence and counter-terrorism
- Advanced international relations International Relations (graduate certificate)
- 31 International Relations and Journalism
- 31 International Sustainable Tourism Management
- 32 Interpreting and Translation Studies
- 34 (also available as part of a double master’s program)
- Interpreting and translation Journalism
- 35 (also available as part of a double master’s program) Public Policy
- 36 Strategic Communications Management
- 37 BUSINESS Accounting
- 38 Professional Accounting
- 39 Professional Accounting and Business Law
- 39 Actuarial Studies
- 40 Advanced Finance
- 41 Applied Economics and Econometrics
- Applied econometrics
- Applied economics and econometrics
- Business economics Banking and Finance
- 43 Business
- Contemporary management
- International business
- Responsible business governance
- Risk management
- Supply chain management Business (graduate diploma)
- 45 Business (graduate certificate)
- 46 Business Administration
- 46 Global Business
- 47 Global Executive Business Administration
- 48 Management
- 49 Marketing
- 50 EDUCATION Counselling
- 51 Education
- Adult learning
- Applied behaviour analysis
- Digital learning
- Early childhood education
- Educational leadership and policy
- Expert teaching practice
- General education studies
- Inclusive and special education Educational and Developmental Psychology
- 54 Educational Research (graduate certificate)
- 55 Education Studies (graduate certificate)
- 55 Leadership
- Curriculum and pedagogy
- General leadership studies
- Organisational learning Professional Psychology (graduate diploma)
- 57 Professional Psychology
- 58 STEM Education (graduate certificate)
- 59 Teaching
- Early years education
- Early years and primary education
- Primary education
- Primary and secondary education
- Secondary education TESOL
- 62 ENGINEERING Advanced Engineering
- Additive manufacturing engineering
- Chemical engineering
- Civil engineering (infrastructure systems)
- Civil engineering (transport)
- Civil engineering (water)
- Electrical engineering
- Energy and sustainability engineering
- Materials engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Medical engineering
- Renewable and sustainable energy engineering Bioproduct Manufacturing Engineering
- 66 Infrastructure Engineering and Management
- 67 Transport and Traffic
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- INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Business Information Systems
- 68 Data Science
- 69 Information Technology
- 70 Information Technology Research (graduate certificate)
- 70 Networks and Security
- 71 LAWS Australian Law
- 72 Commercial Law
- 72 Dispute Resolution
- 73 Government Law and Regulatory Practice
- 74 Human Rights Law
- 75 Intellectual Property and Communications Law
- 76 Juris Doctor
- 77 Laws (LLM)
- Commercial law
- Dispute resolution
- Government law and regulatory practice
- Human rights
- Intellectual property and communications law
- International and comparative law
- Law and international development
- Law studies
- Workplace and employment law Law (graduate diploma)
- 80 Law and International Development
- 81 Workplace and Employment Law
- 82 MEDICINE, NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES Addictive Behaviours
- 83 Aviation Medicine
- 84 Biomedical and Health Science
- Cancer biology and therapeutics
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Infectious diseases and population health
- Regenerative medicine and stems cells Biotechnology
- 86 Clinical Embryology
- 87 Clinical Medicine
- 88 Clinical Research
- 89 Dietetics
- 90 Advanced Health Care Practice
- Clinical midwifery
- Medical imaging
- Occupational therapy
- Paediatric physiotherapy
- Primary healthcare
- Radiation therapy Health and Science Research (graduate diploma)
- 92 Health Management
- 93 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (graduate certificate)
- 93 Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine
- 94 Medicine
- 95 Advanced Nursing
- Australian Nursing Studies
- Disaster nursing
- General studies in advanced nursing
- Nursing education
- Nursing leadership and management Nursing Practice
- 97 Occupational and Environmental Health
- 98 Occupational Therapy Practice
- 99 Physiotherapy
- 100 Public Health
- 101 Reproductive Sciences (graduate diploma)
- 102 Social Work
- 103 Translational Research (graduate certificate)
- 103 SCIENCE Financial Mathematics
- 104 Food Science and Agribusiness
- 105 Mathematics
- 105 Science
- 106 MULTIDISCIPLINARY COURSES Project Management
- 107 Environment and Sustainability
- Corporate environmental and sustainability management
- Environment and governance
- Environmental security
- International development and environment
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ARCHITECTURE Professional entry master’s Our Master of Architecture course develops graduates with a vision to design progressive architecture that responds to the dynamic needs of society and speculates about the future of our built environment. Now open to graduates of any recognised bachelor’s degree Our Master of Architecture offers a new entry option, open to graduates of any Australian bachelor’s degree (or equivalent). Previously, only graduates with a Bachelor of Architectural Design (or equivalent) could enter the master’s course – these graduates can still enter and complete the course in two years.
Whether you’ve completed undergraduate studies in architecture or in another field, the Master of Architecture meets the academic requirements necessary to register as an architect. Learn through project-based design studios Central to Monash’s architecture program is our project-based design studios, which address a wide range of architectural issues and challenges, including housing, urban design, digital practice, evolving construction methods and design speculation.
All studios are taught by Monash academics alongside leading architectural practitioners, ensuring that you’re exposed to current industry practice. Each semester, you can select your chosen studio from the many on offer, allowing you to follow your interests and passions. Course structure An integrated program of study allows you to select from a range of design studios in conjunction with advanced architectural studies. Complementary units introduce the methods and tactics of architectural design research and engage with the multidisciplinary socio-cultural, political, economic, historical, theoretical and technical dimensions relevant to contemporary architecture and urbanism.
Accreditation The Master of Architecture encompasses the knowledge and skills required for professional recognition by the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) and the Australian Institute of Architects. To register as an architect, graduates must also complete two years of professional practice and pass the AACA Architectural Practice Examination. For more details, visit the Architectural Registration Board of Victoria website at www.arbv.vic.gov.au Entry requirements Depending on your prior qualifications and experience, you may be eligible for entry credit, which reduces the duration.
Selection is based on your previous academic achievement in your prior qualification/s that must be accredited to the equivalent Australian level specified in the table below.
- ELIGIBILITY Average requirements1 Duration2 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any field Credit (60%) 33 Bachelor’s degree in architecture4 (or equivalent) Distinction (70%) 25 English language level Level A (see page 114). Caulfield 2 or 3 years February A$37,500 2019 fees p.a. Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents a standard full-time course load for a year. DEGREE AWARDED Master of Architecture COURSE CODE: F6001 CRICOS: 097034K Who we’re looking for We’re looking for applicants from a diverse range of disciplines, and all are welcome to apply for the three-year Master of Architecture course. You’ll study with a multidisciplinary cohort who’ll enrich and enliven your experience. So, if you’ve studied design, business, economics, environmental science, landscape architecture, engineering, mathematics, IT, geography, international development, physical science or fine art, then we’re interested in you. If you hold an Australian Bachelor of Architectural Design (or equivalent), you’re welcome to apply for the two-year master’s course. 22 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE 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.
- 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. ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE
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) 23 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE
DESIGN Expert master’s In a rapidly transforming profession, designers need to be constantly developing innovative skills and knowledge to respond and be a leader in their field. Positioned at the intersection of several creative disciplines, our Master of Design provides you with the platform to explore advanced principles in contemporary design that’ll enhance your design practice and give you the platform to be an innovative leader. This project-based and studio-focused course offers the opportunity to extend your learning within a specialisation area of interaction design, multimedia design or collaborative design.
Alternatively, you can choose from a range of units from across these three areas to construct a specialisation in advanced study in design. Central to this course are four core design studios that’ll engage you with design systems, services, processes, environments and objects. In addition to the core design studios, you’ll undertake studies in design thinking, allowing you to analyse realworld challenges through design thinking strategies and approaches. Further studies will build your capabilities in design research, management and entrepreneurialism, culminating in a major project and exegesis.
This program is ideal for those with an undergraduate degree in any discipline who are keen to enter the expanding fields of professional design engagement, or for design practitioners aiming to upgrade their expertise. Specialisations Collaborative design Collaborative design places you conceptually and practically at the intersection of interior, graphic and industrial design practice. The program will set you design challenges involving image, text, products, narratives, systems, services, public and private space, materiality and virtuality. You’ll develop independent conceptual and practical design skills alongside an ability to be part of collaborative design processes.
You’ll expand your awareness across design disciplines, develop multidisciplinary design expertise, and build broader skills in leadership, professional adaptability and complex project planning. Interaction design This specialisation develops your skills in the design of contemporary artefacts, products and services that engage with interactive, userfocused technologies and processes. These can include, but aren’t limited to, health and medical equipment, ‘smart’ furniture, educational toys, wearable technologies, information kiosks and transport systems. You’ll use a diverse range of interactive processes, including the application of advanced technologies, electronics and programming, physical and virtual interface manipulation, engineering and material fabrication, and rapid prototyping.
The specialisation gives you an understanding of the relationship between interactive activities, products and human behaviour. Multimedia design Multimedia design develops your skills in digital communication environments. This includes designing for the web, motion and animation, and interactive touchscreen devices and surfaces. Emphasising an advanced knowledge of existing and emerging digital design processes and systems, this specialisation embraces projects of varied scale, from hand-held smart devices to large public interactive screens. It develops your ability to build a communication narrative, use multimedia processes to fill community and business needs, and understand the end-user’s engagement with projects or products such as websites, apps and other screen-based media.
Advanced studies in design Construct an individual program of study from across interaction design, multimedia design and collaborative design. This enables you to tailor your unit choices while addressing the fundamental principles of advanced design practice and thinking. It’ll inspire you to connect research and practice across the design disciplines, and to become a thoughtful design practitioner. You’ll broaden your knowledge of key design constructs, deepen your professional learning in design areas of interest, and advance your capacity as a design professional. Entry requirements Depending on your prior qualifications and experience, you may be eligible for entry credit, which reduces the duration.
Selection is based on your previous academic achievement in your prior qualification/s that must be accredited to the equivalent Australian level specified in the table below.
- ELIGIBILITY1 Average requirements2 Duration3 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any field Credit (60%) 2 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field4 , OR Credit (60%) 1.56 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any field + relevant expertise5 Bachelor’s (hons) degree (or equivalent) in any field + relevant expertise5 Credit (60%) 16 English language level Level A (see page 114). Caulfield 1, 1.5 or 2 years February and July A$33,600 2019 fees p.a. Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents a standard full-time course load for a year. DEGREE AWARDED Master of Design ALTERNATIVE EXITS
- Graduate Certificate in Design
- Graduate Diploma in Design COURSE CODE: F6002 CRICOS: 089737A DID YOU KNOW?
- Professional recognition The Master of Design is a ‘recognised course’ by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA). The DIA is the peak body for professional design. It represents Australian design and designers both domestically and internationally. ? 24 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE 1
- Applicants must provide a current academic and professional curriculum vitae. 2
- In equivalent Monash University grading scale terms, a 100% scale where 50% is a pass. 3
- Even if you’re eligible for entry credit, you don’t need to take it. You may apply for and complete the longer duration. 4
- Related fields may include graphic design, communication design, visual communication, interior design, interior architecture, exhibition design, interaction design, user experience design, multimedia design, motion design, web design, industrial design or product design. 5
- For example, by relevant graduate certificate, graduate diploma or work experience. 6
- If you’re applying to do the 1.5 or one-year program, you’re required to provide 10-15 images of recent original work, clearly numbered with a corresponding list of details attached, and to identify your preferred specialisation. ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE
URBAN PLANNING AND DESIGN Professional entry master’s Complex urban problems require planning professionals who are versatile and multifaceted. They need to be persuasive collaborators, articulate mediators and strategic organisers. Our Master of Urban Planning and Design prepares future professionals with the skills, knowledge and imagination to create equitable and sustainable civic visions and strategies for our evolving built environments and communities, whether you’re keen to upskill or change career. As a Monash Urban Planning and Design graduate, you’ll be ready to work towards a welldesigned and planned people-centric future.
How the course works The course is centred on four project-based learning themes: compact city, ecological city, sprawling city and inclusive city. You’ll integrate design skills and thinking with planning knowledge in real-world learning environments, and engage in lectures, workshops, seminars and field visits. You can tailor your studies to individual interests with elective units on topics that include transport, sustainable development, economics, Indigenous perspectives or international development. You can also undertake an exegesis as a springboard for a PhD.
To summarise, the course comprises four project studio units, four stand-alone complementary depth study units, two applied professional practice units and two elective units. Where could it lead you? Employers now require planners who can bring fresh perspectives to solving urban problems, and readily adapt to new roles in the workplace. This course puts you ahead of the competition by training you to integrate design with traditional policy-based knowledge. There are many directions your career might take, and you can be employed in challenging positions in a range of organisations. These include state agencies that manage water, the environment, transport and other infrastructure; local government as a strategic or statutory planner working on local development proposals or resolving community disputes; Australian or international firms that specialise in heritage and conservation planning, or in environmental management and economics; or in not-for-profit organisations in underdeveloped or overdeveloped places far and wide, where you’ll confront diverse climatic and cultural issues.
Entry requirements Selection is based on your previous academic achievement in your prior qualification/s that must be accredited to the equivalent Australian level specified in the table below. ELIGIBILITY Average requirements1 Duration Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any field High Credit (65%) 22 English language level Level A (see page 114). Caulfield 2 years February A$37,500 2019 fees p.a. Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents a standard full-time course load for a year. DEGREE AWARDED Master of Urban Planning and Design COURSE CODE: F6004 CRICOS: 093076K 25 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE 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. DID YOU KNOW?
The Master of Urban Planning and Design is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) and undergoes a regular review process to ensure the quality and relevance of the program. ? ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE
APPLIED LINGUISTICS Expert master’s Applied linguistics is one of the fastestgrowing fields of study in the humanities. As globalisation continues, so does the demand for those with intercultural communication skills to reach wide audiences. This course offers a competitive advantage to language teachers, interpreters, editors and others working with language in increasingly multilingual and multicultural societies.
You’ll gain a critical understanding of theoretical and practical issues relating to applied linguistics, including secondlanguage acquisition, language teaching, language contact and intercultural communication. The application of linguistic knowledge to professional contexts is at the heart of the curriculum. You’ll have the opportunity to regularly engage with real-world case studies and practical problem-solving as part of your studies. Entry requirements Depending on your prior qualifications and experience, you may be eligible for entry credit, which reduces the duration. Selection is based on your previous academic achievement in your prior qualification/s that must be accredited to the equivalent Australian level specified in the table below.
- ELIGIBILITY Average requirements1 Duration2 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any field3 Credit (60%) 2 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field4 , OR Credit (60%) 1.5 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any field + relevant expertise3,5 Bachelor’s (hons) degree (or equivalent) in a related field3,4 Credit (60%) 1 English language level Level A (see page 114). Clayton (off-campus study available) 1, 1.5 or 2 years February and July A$33,200 2019 fees p.a. Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents a standard full-time course load for a year. DEGREE AWARDED Master of Applied Linguistics ALTERNATIVE EXITS
- Graduate Certificate of Arts
- Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics COURSE CODE: A6001 CRICOS: 082651G Create a master’s degree that suits you 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. 26 2020 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSE GUIDE 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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