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                                             CAREER SUCCESS                           2
                                             LIFE-CHANGING RESEARCH                   4
                                             FLEXIBLE COURSE OPTIONS                  6

                        OUTGOING TO PLACES
                                             A GLOBAL OUTLOOK
                                             LIVING IN MELBOURNE
                                             OUR CAMPUSES
                                             BUDGETING                               13
                                             SUPPORT SERVICES                        14
                                             SCHOLARSHIPS                            15
                                             OUR COURSES                             16
                                             SEMESTER DATES FOR 2019                109
                                             FEES                                   109
                                             ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                     109
                                             APPLICATION PROCESS FOR
                                             INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS                 110
                                             MONASH UNIVERSITY
                                             ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEVELS                112
                                             HELPING YOU GET
                                             INTO MONASH                            113

                                              INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019    1
    At Monash, you’re at the centre of everything we do. We offer forward-looking education,
    focused on preparing you for the rapidly changing world of work. Our education leverages
    partnerships with industry, government and alumni, and we aim to provide you with an
    unprecedented breadth of opportunities to participate in work-integrated learning experiences
    and engage with industry.
    You’ll be immersed in excellent learning and teaching environments and       Career Success Coaching
    supported by world-class educators. During your time at Monash, you’ll
    have the opportunity to develop your own unique employability narrative,     To enable you to develop an employability edge, Career Connect offers you
    learn to be enterprising, and to develop the capacity to be the ‘CEO of      access to our highly experienced and industry-based career success coaches.
    yourself’. Through your academic program and the many other opportunities    Our coaches deliver a range of employability workshops and facilitate small-
    open to you at Monash, you’ll foster an appetite for lifelong learning,      group career conversations, and once you’re in your final year you can access
    the capability to continually expand and deepen your employability skills,   one-on-one coaching. Career Success Coaching enables you to develop the
    and develop a competitive edge in the graduate employment market.            knowledge to effectively transition from study to work both in Australia and
                                                                                 around the world, and supports you to build the skills and gain the insight
                                                                                 needed to stand out to employers.
                                                                                 We provide you with a range of online resources to support your career
                                                                                 development, including building your LinkedIn presence, understanding
                                                                                 interviewing techniques and how to navigate diverse employment markets
                                                                                 around the world.
                                                                                 Whether you’re still deciding which career path to commence, or you
                                                                                 know exactly where you want to go, Career Success Coaching provides
                                                                                 individualised advice and support as to how you can use your Monash degree.

Student Futures                                                                      Student leadership development
           By using the Student Futures platform, you’ll build a bank of real-life examples     While completing your studies, you’re encouraged to develop your talents,
           which demonstrate you have acquired skills employers look for. This platform         explore your beliefs and values, and cultivate the skills most associated
           will help you to reflect on the employability skills you’re developing so that you   with effective leadership to enable you to have a positive influence on the
           can articulate your unique employability narrative when applying for jobs.           University, your community and the world.
           Student Futures celebrates the skills you’re developing through your course          At Monash, we understand that anyone can learn to lead and that
           and participation in co-curricular opportunities at Monash and in your               leadership capability can be developed in all who seek it. That’s why we
           everyday life, including paid work, family responsibilities and contributing to      provide a rich and diverse range of engaging leadership opportunities for
           your community. Winning the NAGCAS Best Practice in Careers Award in                 you. We want to empower you to take on real-world leadership challenges.
           2016 and the ATEM Best Practice in Innovation Award in 2017, the Student
           Futures platform gives you a competitive employability advantage which is
           unique to studying at Monash. Student Futures also features the ‘Voice of
           the Graduate’ series, showcasing profiles of recent graduates and global             Monash Talent: get matched with a job you’ll love
           leaders who have studied at Monash, and the pathway they have taken to               When you’re ready to graduate, Monash Talent provides a graduate
           enable their career success.                                                         employment service that connects you with companies recruiting for
                                                            employees just like you. Monash Talent uses an innovative online platform to
                                                                                                match you with jobs that suit your skills and align with your passions. With
                                                                                                great employers, streamlined applications and neuroscience-based testing,
                                                                                                Monash Talent makes it much easier to get a job you’ll love.

                                                                                                                   Industry-aligned                           Multidisciplinary

                                                                          Industry-aligned                           Multidisciplinary                          Globally relevant

                           Industry-aligned                                                                                                                   Solutions-focused
                           qualifications                                Multidisciplinary                          Globally relevant

-aligned                                                                                                            Solutions-focused
tions                       Multidisciplinary                            Globally relevant

                                                                                                                                     INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019       3
    Monash research is making a positive impact
    in local communities and around the world.

                                                      2007                          2011                          2014                            2015
    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            Nobel Peace Prize                                       Helping the blind to see
    so respected around the world.            for climate change                                      The Monash Vision Group (MVG)
    Things that we now take for granted                                                               draws on the capabilities of
                                              In 2007, eight scientists from
    wouldn’t exist without the initial work                                                           Monash University, The Alfred
    of Monash researchers, such as:           Monash University shared in
                                              the prestige of the 2007 Nobel                          hospital and industry partners
    1973: Professors Alan Trounson and                                                                MiniFAB and Grey Innovation to
    Carl Wood achieved the world’s first      Peace Prize, awarded jointly to
                                              the Intergovernmental Panel                             develop bionic eye technology
    IVF pregnancy. The Trounson and
    Wood team went onto accomplish            on Climate Change and former                            that connects to the primary
    Australia’s first (and the world’s        US Vice-President Al Gore. We                           visual cortex. This means that
    fourth) successful IVF birth in 1980.     judge our research not only by its                      patients unable to make use of
    1986: Monash’s Faculty of Pharmacy        academic excellence, but by the                         current retinal implants because of
    and Pharmaceutical Sciences               impact it has on the communities                        damaged optic nerves or physical
    designed and synthesised the anti-        with which we engage and serve.                         trauma to the actual eyes may now
    flu drug Relenza, a drug that is now                                                              have the opportunity to see again.
    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.
                                                                       Eliminating dengue fever                                 Helping women give
                                                                       Dengue fever is a deadly disease                         birth safely
                                                                       spread by mosquitoes carrying the                        Women in developing countries
                                                                       dengue virus that infects millions                       are often at risk of dying from
                                                                       of people every year. But research                       postpartum haemorrhage
                                                                       by Monash scientists has shown                           because access to the lifesaving
                                                                       that a naturally occurring bacteria,                     medicine oxytocin is severely
      In 2016, we had 4773 graduate                                    Wolbachia, can be introduced into                        limited. In an innovation that
      research students studying at                                    mosquito populations to prevent                          could save thousands of
      Monash University with a total                                   the spread of the virus to people.                       women, Monash researchers
      research income of $353 million.                                 Researchers at the Eliminate Dengue                      have developed a new form of
                                                                       program are now looking for ways                         oxytocin, which can be stored at
                                                                       to translate this approach to at-risk                    room temperature and is inhaled
                                                                       communities around the world.                            by the patient. And it can be used
                                                                                          with minimal training.

2015                              2017                          2017                            2017                                2017

                                  Muscle growth finding                                             Tackling global energy
                                  may assist with cancer                                            challenges
                                  treatment                                                         Bringing together a unique and
                                  Monash University’s Biomedicine                                   diverse team of international
                                  Discovery Institute (BDI)                                         researchers and organisations,
                                  researchers have collaboratively                                  Monash research tackles global
                                  developed a therapeutic approach                                  energy challenges through the
                                  that dramatically promotes the                                    establishment of the ARC Centre
                                  growth of muscle mass, which                                      of Excellence in Future Low-
                                  could potentially prevent muscle                                  Energy Electronics Technology.
                                  wasting in diseases including                                     Commencing operations in 2017,
                                  muscular dystrophy and cancer.                                    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.

Building stronger, lighter                                    Pioneering diabetes                                                 Global slum revitalisation
planes with 3D printing                                       department at The Alfred                                            In only one of four successes
Professor Xinhua Wu and her                                   Australia’s only university                                         selected from more than 600
team at the Monash Centre for                                 department dedicated to research                                    applications worldwide, Monash
Additive Manufacturing (MCAM)                                 into diabetes was launched in                                       was awarded a $14 million grant
are creating an aluminium alloy                               August 2017 by the federal                                          for a research project that’ll
that will make aircraft 30 to                                 Minister for Health, Greg Hunt.                                     significantly advance human health
40 per cent lighter, twice as                                 Monash’s Department of Diabetes,                                    and lives of more than a billion who
fuel-efficient and still structurally                         led by Professor Mark Cooper AO,                                    live in urban slums globally. This
sound. So significant is this                                 a senior endocrinologist at The                                     research will deliver the first ever
project that they’re working in                               Alfred hospital, will comprise a                                    public health and environmental
close partnership with Microturbo,                            team of 60 scientists researching                                   data on the outcomes of an
the European Space Agency and                                 strategies to combat diabetes and                                   alternative water management
Bombardier.                                                   its complications, including kidney                                 approach, forming the basis for                                     and heart disease, and blindness.                                   policies and strategies of urban
                                                                                                                                  informal settlements worldwide.

                                                                                                                              INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019        5
    We know that when, where, how and what                                         Double master’s courses
    you study is critical to progressing your career,                              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
    skills and knowledge.                                                          flexibility and opportunities.
    You might be a professional looking to gain expert knowledge in your current   It allows you to keep your options open and develop expertise in different
    field or you might be looking for a career change. Whatever your ambition,     yet complementary areas.
    Monash can help you get there.

                                                                                   Off-campus (distance learning)
    Professional-entry master’s courses                                            You don’t have to be at Monash to study with Monash. Through our online
    These courses are specifically designed to prepare you to enter a regulated    distance learning, you can study with Australia’s biggest university without
    profession such as law, accounting or teaching. These courses can take         ever having to set foot on campus. It’s the perfect option if you need to
    two to four years to complete, depending on the discipline.                    balance university with work, family and other personal commitments.
    Some of these areas can also be studied at an undergraduate level,             You’ll study the same units and gain the same qualification as you would
    however a professional-entry master’s course is ideal if you make the          if you were on campus. It includes a combination of print study material
    decision to enter a different field to that of your first course.              and electronic communication.
                                                                                   Please note: studying off-campus with Monash doesn’t entitle you to apply
    Expert master’s courses                                                        for an Australian student visa.
    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 page 16 for a full list of coursework courses.

    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                                        1.5-year programs                                  2-year programs

               I want to undertake a                                  I want to undertake a                               I want to undertake a
               master’s program in the                                master’s program in the                             master’s program in a
               same discipline                                        same discipline                                     different discipline

               I have a                                               I have a                                            I have a
               four-year honours                                      three-year undergraduate                            three-year undergraduate
               qualification                                          qualification                                       qualification
                                                                      72 credit points                                    96 credit points
               I have a three-year
               undergraduate qualification
               and a one-year honours
               48 credit points

  With 70,000-plus students and 330,000-plus
  alumni from more than 170 countries, Monash
  is Australia’s largest university.

If you’re passionate about tackling global                                    Get ready to see the world
challenges and collaborating with some of the                                 International placements
brightest minds in your discipline area, then                                 Choose from a range of international placements –
                                                                              Asia, Africa, Europe, US.
Monash is the place where your ideas and
actions can gain momentum.                                                    Overseas internships
                                                                              Intern at the United Nations, New York, or Shandong Television in China –
Our graduate degrees will give you the edge in the employment market
                                                                              just two of many options.
and prepare you for the professions of the future, both in Australia
and overseas.
                                                                              Monash Malaysia
Our industry-relevant courses are embedded with the leadership,               Our Monash Malaysia campus offers students from Australia and Malaysia
entrepreneurial and commercialisation skills that will advance your career.   the opportunity to spend a semester away from their home campus or
                                                                              apply for inter-campus transfer.
You can take a semester at the University of Warwick in the UK,
undertake master’s units at the Monash Centre in Prato, Italy, or complete
a double master’s program with one of our international partners.
                                                                              Monash Prato, Italy
Globally connected, our alumni network is at the forefront of social and      Study at the Monash Prato Centre in Italy – offerings include art, design,
technological progress at many of the world’s best companies.                 architecture, Italian and law.

If you aspire to make a positive impact in the world, you’ll find Monash      Connect
learning is all about discovery, creativity, challenge and opportunity.       Connect with 330,000-plus alumni across the globe.

                                                                                                                  INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019      7
    If you’re looking for an unforgettable study
    experience, Melbourne’s the place for you –
    it has an enviable reputation for welcoming
    international students and providing them
    with a home away from home.
    Named the world’s most liveable city for the past seven years*, Melbourne
    is a rich, multicultural melting pot of friendly, cosmopolitan people, with
    high education, health care, public transport and safety standards, along
    with excellent employment rates.
    Melbourne’s diverse economy is renowned for its strengths in finance,
    information communications technology, biotechnology, research,
    manufacturing, aviation/aerospace and creative industries.
    With a population of more than four million, there are vast opportunities
    for casual work while studying.
    From beautiful parks and gardens to the edgy arts and music scene, the
    city has something for all tastes, including international sporting events
    and a range of cultural festivals. If food is a passion, you’ll be superbly
    catered for in Australia’s restaurant capital, with thousands of restaurants
    offering cuisines from around the world.
    *Economist Intelligence Unit 2011-2017.

   Monash has four Melbourne-based campuses,
   specialised teaching locations in Melbourne’s
   CBD, as well as international campuses and
   study centres.
   Each Monash campus has its own personality, and all are friendly,
   respectful and welcoming communities where you’ll feel at home.
   We have a campus in Malaysia, a joint graduate school in China,
   a learning centre in Italy, and a research centre in India. We also deliver         Melbourne CBD                 CI
   awards at other locations with partners such as Laureate International
                                                                                       Study law at the heart of the Melbourne legal precinct. All graduate law
   in South Africa.
                                                                                       courses are taught at the Monash Law Chambers located at 555 Lonsdale                                                                 Street, within walking distance of the Magistrates’, County and Supreme
                                                                                       courts. The Law Chambers provides independent study spaces specifically
                                                                                       designed for working professionals.

   Clayton        CL                                                                   Caulfield         CA

   Live, study and play at Clayton. Designed to give you everything you need in        Caulfield, our second-largest campus with more than 17,000 students,
   one place, Clayton is our largest campus with more than 36,000 students.            is a hive of collaboration and creativity for fine arts, design and architecture,
   You’ll learn alongside students from eight of Monash’s 10 faculties. You could      business and journalism. It’s also home to the Monash University Museum
   be lunching with linguists or playing football with physicists. Make friends,       of Art (MUMA). Cafés, sporting facilities and a newly refurbished library
   find study partners and expand your mind.                                           surround the central Campus Green, a focal point for student gatherings.
                                                                                       Next to the campus you’ll find a large supermarket and a variety of
   Beautiful natural features such as the Rainforest Garden or the Lemon-
                                                                                       restaurants. Caulfield train station, a public transport hub, is just metres
   scented Lawn complement on-campus arts spaces, sporting facilities
                                                                                       away, taking you to the city in less than 20 minutes.
   and a variety of food and drink outlets. With every amenity close by,
   Clayton is a university town.

                                                               Arts and                              On-campus
10 INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019                                           Bus     Cafe                               Parking        Sport        Train        Tram
                                                               culture                               accommodation
  Studying at Caulfield but want to take some units at Clayton?
  Most of our Melbourne campuses are connected via a network of
  free shuttle buses. Many students who study at Caulfield live on
  the Clayton campus.

Parkville        PA                                                              Peninsula         PE

Parkville, our specialist pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences campus            Monash University’s Peninsula campus is part of a vibrant, integrated health
with more than 2000 students, is in the heart of Australia’s top health and      and education precinct, providing excellent education to approximately 4000
biomedical precinct. Our neighbours include major hospitals, the Walter          students and undertaking innovative research with our partners, especially
and Eliza Hall Institute, the Howard Florey Institute, CSL Limited, the Ludwig   in the areas of allied health and primary care. Courses are offered by the
Institute for Cancer Research and CSIRO’s Division of Health Sciences.           Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, the Faculty of Education,
Surrounded by parks, it’s a short tram ride from central Melbourne and within    and the Monash Business School.
walking distance of the vibrant inner-city suburbs of Carlton and Brunswick,
which have contributed much to Melbourne’s artistic and multicultural soul.
It’s also home to our research arms, the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical
Sciences and the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety.

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Sample studio room

   Live on campus at Monash for a convenient,
   focused and supportive environment designed
   to allow the disciplined study necessary to
   complete a graduate-level course.
   Monash Residential Services ( MRS) offers specific floors dedicated to
   graduate students. Some buildings have dedicated graduate lounges and
   other facilities that foster collegiality and recognise the needs of our more
   mature students.
   Want to go for a swim? The pool is next door. Grocery shopping? The
   supermarket is a five-minute walk away. Banks, cafés, restaurants, parks,
   libraries, sporting facilities and a cinema – they’re all within easy reach*.
   Living on campus is a great way to experience university life. Make new
   friends, be part of the Monash community and take the stress out of
   searching for a place to live.
   Our residential support teams are always on hand to assist with any issues
   with campus living to help you stay focused on your studies. Monash on-
   campus accommodation is available at Clayton and Peninsula campuses.
   Applying is free, so book early to secure your place.
   *Applies only to Clayton campus.

      Living on campus is less expensive than comparable private
      rentals when you factor in all the inclusions. You get a fully-              Off-campus accommodation
      furnished apartment with all utilities and internet included. To view        Not interested in living on campus? There are plenty
      contract rates and dates, visit                    of off-campus options. For further details and assistance,
      accommodation/pricing                                                        visit
                                                                                   If you need help deciding or advice on how to get started, call
                                                                                   us on 1800 666 274 or send us a query online at
                                                                                   We’ll be happy to help you with any questions you may have
                                                                                   – not just before you arrive, but throughout your entire time
                                                                                   at Monash.

It’s a good idea to plan and prepare a budget                                                                      You can use these tables to help prepare a budget. However, these figures
                                                                                                                   are only estimates; costs will vary depending on your location and lifestyle.
before you go to university, especially if you                                                                     Rent, for example, is more expensive in some areas of Melbourne than others.
plan on living out of home.                                                                                        You may need to add other items to your budget, such as ongoing mobile
                                                                                                                   phone and internet fees. All costs are subject to inflation.
                                                                                                                   For more information about the cost of living, visit

  ON-CAMPUS SINGLE LIVING*                                                                                          OFF-CAMPUS LIVING
                                                                                                                    (BASED ON RENTING A SHARE HOUSE WITH TWO OTHERS)*
  Costs                                                                                          Yearly (A$)
                                                                                                                     Costs                                                 One-off costs (A$)   Yearly (A$)
  Accommodation fees during academic year                                                          9863.70**
  (based on 42 weeks at Clayton campus)                                                                              Bond (one month’s rent)                                         600.00
  International student health cover (OSHC)                                                               380.00     Telephone, internet and utilities connection fees               150.00
  Groceries                                                                                          3800.00         General establishment (furniture/linen)                        1000.00
  Food (lunch Mon-Fri)                                                                               3600.00         Average rent (52 weeks)                                                      7800.00
  Books, stationery and equipment                                                                    1200.00         Travel                                                                       3000.00
  Clothing                                                                                                960.00     International student health cover (OSHC)                                      380.00
  Miscellaneous (entertainment, personal items)                                                      4200.00         Groceries and bills                                                          4200.00
  Total yearly cost                                                                                24,003.70         Food (lunch Mon-Fri)                                                         3600.00
                                                                                                                     Books, stationery and equipment                                               1200.00
                                                                                                                     Clothing                                                                       960.00
* These tables are provided as an approximate guide only and don’t include tuition fees, mobile phone
  charges, internet service fees or motor vehicle expenses. The figures are only estimates, are subject              Miscellaneous (entertainment, personal items)                                4200.00
  to inflation and will vary depending on location, lifestyle and preferences.
                                                                                                                     Total yearly costs (including establishment)                                27,090.00
** Price will vary depending on the type of accommodation and campus location. To view costs for
   all accommodation and campuses, visit

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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.

   Campus security                                                                     Airport pick-up
   While Melbourne is considered the world’s most liveable city, at Monash             Monash University welcomes all new international students with a free
   we still look out for our students’ welfare. We provide a range of security         airport pick-up service to take you to your accommodation. To arrange
   services to ensure our students are safe at all times. These include                a pick-up, you must submit an airport pick-up request form at least three
   24-hour security patrols, security escorts and an evening security bus              working days before you arrive in Australia.
   between our Clayton and Caulfield campuses.
                                                                                       Clubs and societies
   Monash Connect                                                                      More than 100 student-run clubs and societies organise activities, events,
   Monash Connect Student Service Centres are located on each Australian               competitions, productions, get-togethers, seminars, camps, conferences
   campus, making it easy for you to understand administrative processes               and more for our 10,000-plus student members. There’s a wide variety
   and access information. Staff can assist with your questions about                  of clubs on offer – academic, cultural, spiritual and special interest –
   admissions, enrolment, fees, student visas, accommodation, language                 to put you in touch with like-minded people. Our involvement in more than
   support, academic support, graduations, scholarships and finding your               50 sports means it’s easy to get involved – try our athletics, table tennis,
   way around campus.                                                                  dance, badminton, basketball or soccer clubs.                                                        

   Conversational English Programs                                                     Family support
   Conversational English Programs offer a range of free programs to help              If you have children or other family commitments, Monash provides advice
   you become savvy in Australian culture, further develop your English                regarding child care, primary school, playgroups, school holiday care and
   language skills and engage with students from all over the world. Let’s             other child and family support matters. We have arrangements with child
   Chat programs are fun, obligation-free group conversation sessions. Peer            care centres at the Clayton, Caulfield and Peninsula campuses. Social events
   Support provides one-on-one support with written English. No assessment,            for international students with families are also held throughout the year.
   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 Professional Pathways
                                                                                       Offering a 12-week internship and work-readiness training,
                                                                                       the Professional Year Program from Monash Professional Pathways
   Wellbeing                                                                           helps you obtain the skills and experience employers are looking for.
   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, health care, transport, student visas,   Disability support services
   safety, getting connected and opportunities to make friends.                        If you have a disability, medical or mental health condition that may impact
   We also have an informative handbook specifically for new Muslim                    on your study, Disability Services can support you. Registered students
   students studying in Victoria. You can download a copy of the Salaam                can access services such as academic support, assistive software and
   Monash handbook in English, Bahasa Indonesia or Arabic from                         equipment loans.                                                  
   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 University is committed to attracting academic high achievers and producing
internationally-competitive graduates.
Monash scholarships                                                         External scholarships
Monash International Leadership Scholarship                                 Australia Awards
Tuition fees paid for the duration of the course for high-achieving         The Australia Awards is an initiative of the Australian Government to
international coursework students. Selection is based on academic           promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia
achievements, application statement and the student’s potential             and our neighbours through Australia’s extensive scholarship programs.
to be a Monash University ambassador.
                                                                            We offer a range of courses suited to the development needs of Australia                                                 Awards and its scholarship holders. To find out more, check the Australia
                                                                            Awards Scholarships information on the Department of Foreign Affairs
Monash International Merit Scholarship                                      and Trade website:
A$10,000 paid per year for the duration of your course to high-achieving
international coursework students. Selection is based on academic           Other external scholarships
achievements, application statement and the student’s potential to be       Monash has relationships with sponsors from numerous countries across
a Monash University ambassador.                                             the world. These scholarships and sponsorships offer a range of different
                                                                            benefits to recipients to enable them to study at Monash University.
Once you’ve received a full offer from Monash, you’re able to apply for
a scholarship. Applications from students from all countries are invited.

                                                                                                           “Without this scholarship,
                                                                                                            I wouldn’t get the chance
                                                                                                            to study overseas. In addition
                                                                                                            to the high-calibre lecturers
                                                                                                            and amazing facilities for design
                                                                                                            students to gain practical
                                                                                                            experiences, I also like how
                                                                                                            Monash provides us with career-
                                                                                                            readiness workshops and support
                                                                                                            services for international students.
                                                                                                            My tip for future students is to
                                                                                                            explore, experience and engage
                                                                                                            with the city and the people –
                                                                                                            things that will enrich your life.”
                                                                                                            NORMAN CHEE
                                                                                                            Master of Multimedia Design
                                                                                                            Monash International Merit
                                                                                                            Scholarship recipient (2016)

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   Art, Design and Architecture                    Business                                    Education
   Architecture                              19    Accounting                             35   Counselling                                 51
   Design                                    20    Professional Accounting                36   Education                                   52
   > Advanced studies in design                                                                > Adult learning
                                                   Actuarial Studies                      36
   > Collaborative design                                                                      > Applied behaviour analysis
   > Interaction design
                                                   Applied Economics                           > Digital learning
                                                   and Econometrics                       37
   > Multimedia design                                                                         > Early childhood education
                                                   > Applied econometrics
                                                                                               > Educational leadership and policy
   Urban Planning and Design                 21    > Applied economics and econometrics
                                                                                               > Expert teaching practice
                                                   > Business economics
                                                                                               > General education studies
   Arts, Humanities and                            Applied Finance                        39   > Inclusive and special education
   Social Sciences                                 Banking and Finance                    39
                                                                                               Educational and
   Applied Linguistics                       23    Business                               40   Developmental Psychology                    54
   Bioethics                                 24    > Contemporary management
                                                                                               Educational Research
                                                   > Entrepreneurship                          (graduate certificate)                      55
   and Media Studies                         25    > International business
                                                                                               Education Studies
                                                   > Marketing
   Cultural and                                                                                (graduate certificate)                      55
                                                   > Responsible business governance
   Creative Industries                       25                                                Leadership                                  56
                                                   > Risk management
   Family Violence Prevention                      > Supply chain management
                                                                                               > Curriculum and pedagogy
   (graduate certificate)                    26                                                > General leadership studies
   Family Violence Prevention                      Business (graduate certificate)        42   > Organisational learning
   (graduate diploma)                        26    Business (graduate diploma)            42   Professional Psychology                     57
   International                                   Business Administration                43   Professional Psychology
   Development Practice                      27                                                (graduate diploma)                          59
                                                   Business Law                           44
   International Relations                    28                                               STEM Education
                                                   Professional Accounting
   > Advanced international relations                                                          (graduate certificate)
                                                   and Business Law                       45                                               59
   > Governance and security
   > International diplomacy and trade             Global Business                        46   Teaching                                    60
                                                                                               > Early years education
   > Political violence and counter-terrorism      Human Resource Management              47
                                                                                               > Early years and primary education
   (also available as part of a double             Human Resource Management                   > Primary education
   master’s program)                               (graduate diploma)                     47
                                                                                               > Primary and secondary education
   International Relations                         Management                             49   > Secondary education
   and Journalism                            29    Marketing                              49   TESOL                                       63
   International Sustainable
   Tourism Management                        29
   Interpreting and
   Translation Studies                       30                                                Advanced Engineering                         65
   > Translation                                                                               > Additive manufacturing engineering
   > Interpreting and translation                                                              > Chemical engineering
   (also available as part of a                                                                > Civil engineering (infrastructure systems)
   double master’s program)                                                                    > Civil engineering (transport)
                                                                                               > Civil engineering (water)
   Journalism                                31
                                                                                               > Electrical engineering
   (also available as part of a
                                                                                               > Energy and sustainability engineering
   double master’s program)
                                                                                               > Materials engineering
   Public Policy                             33                                                > Mechanical engineering
   Tourism                                   33                                                > Medical engineering
                                                                                               > Renewable and sustainable
                                                                                                 energy engineering

Information Technology                             Medical Science and                           Course information fast facts.
                                                   Doctor of Medicine                       94   Look for these icons on each course

                                                                                                                                           FA S T FA C T S
Business Information Systems                  69
                                                   Advanced Nursing                         95   page for key information.
Data Science                                  71   > General studies in advanced nursing
Information Technology                        71   > Nursing education
                                                   > Nursing leadership and management           Location
Information Technology Research
(graduate certificate)                        72   Nursing Practice                         96
Networks and Security                         72                                                 Duration
                                                   Occupational and
                                                   Environmental Health                     97
Laws                                               Occupational and Environmental
Commercial Law                                75   Health (graduate diploma)                97
Dispute Resolution                            76   Occupational Therapy Practice            98   Fees
Government Law and                                 Public Health                            99
Regulatory Practice                           77                                                 Degree awarded
                                                   Reproductive Sciences
Human Rights Law                              78   (graduate diploma)                      100
Intellectual Property                              Social Work                             101   Double degree
and Communications Law                        79
                                                   Translational Research
Laws (LLM)                                    80   (graduate certificate)                  101
> Commercial law
> Dispute resolution
> Government law and regulatory practice
                                                   Financial Mathematics                   103
> Human rights
> Intellectual property and communications law     Mathematics                             104
> International and comparative law                Science                                 105

                                                                                                                                           OUR COURSES
> Law and international development
> Law studies                                      Multidisciplinary courses
> Workplace and employment law                     Environment and Sustainability          106
                                                   > Corporate environmental and
Law (graduate diploma)                        82
                                                     sustainability management
Juris Doctor                                  83   > Environment and governance
Law and International Development             84   > Environmental security
Workplace and Employment Law                  85   > International development and environment
                                                   > Leadership for sustainable development
Medicine, Nursing                                  Project Management                      108
and Health Sciences
Biomedical and Health Science                 87
> Cancer biology and therapeutics
> Cardiovascular diseases
> Infectious diseases and population health
> Neuroscience
> Regenerative medicine and stems cells

Biotechnology                                 88
Clinical Embryology                           89
Clinical Research                             90
Dietetics                                     91
Advanced Health Care Practice                 92
> Clinical midwifery

Health and Science Research
(graduate diploma)                            93
Health Services Management                    93

                                                                                                  INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019 17

Professional Entry Master’s

The Master of Architecture will equip you with the core

                                                                                                                                                                                 FA S T FA C T S
skills and knowledge required to become a qualified                                                                            Caulfield
architecture professional.
                                                                                                                               2 or 3 years
This is an advanced specialist course leading         Entry requirements
to registration as an architect. You’ll graduate      Depending on your prior qualifications and
ready to respond to the dynamic needs of                                                                                       February
                                                      experience, you’ll be eligible for entry credit,
contemporary built environments.                      which reduces the duration.
You’ll gain specialist knowledge in architectural                                                                              2018 fees p.a.
design, theories, practices and evolving                ELIGIBILITY                                              Duration
                                                        (in equivalent Australian qualification terms)            (years)
construction methods, and develop critical and                                                                                 Master of Architecture
conceptual skills to address relevant global issues    Bachelor’s degree in any field1                               3
such as sustainability, density, affordability         Bachelor’s degree in architecture2                            2         Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents
and social responsibility. Through a diversity        1. Selection is based on previous academic achievement of at least
                                                                                                                               a standard full-time course load for a year.

of architecture design studios and study                 a credit average. Applicants must provide a compilation of evidence

units, you’ll have the flexibility to explore areas
                                                         of creative work, a current curriculum vitae and a statement          COURSE CODE: F6001
                                                         of intent. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview.
                                                                                                                               CRICOS CODE: 059818D
of architecture of interest to you. Throughout        2. Selection is based on previous academic achievement of at least
                                                         a credit average, which must have been completed within five years
the course you’ll collaborate with relevant              of proposed commencement of the Masters program. Applicants
stakeholders on real projects and develop                must provide four Architecture projects and current curriculum
                                                         vitae. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview.
transferrable skills to become an independent
                                                      Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of
entrepreneurial design professional and work          Architectural Design at Monash University will automatically progress
as a key member of multidisciplinary teams            to the two-year Master of Architecture.

to shape the future.
The Master of Architecture meets the academic         English language requirements
requirements for registration as an architect in      Level A (see page 112).
Australia. To register as an architect, you must

also complete two years of professional practice         DID YOU KNOW?
and pass the AACA Architectural Practice                 MADA now offers two pathways into the
Examination. For more details, please visit              Master of Architecture. See the entry
the Architectural Registration Board of Victoria         requirements table for more information.
website at

  Australia is a signatory to the Canberra Accord, which recognises the substantial equivalency
  of accreditation or validation systems in architectural education of the following agencies
  or organisations:
  > Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA)
  > Canadian Architectural Certification Board/Consiel canadien de certification
    en architecture (CACB-CCCA)
  > Acreditadora Nacional de Programas de Arquitectura y Disciplinas del Espacio Habitable/
    Comite para la Practica Internacional de la Arquitectura (ANPADEH/COMPIAR)
  > Korea Architecture Accrediting Board (KAAB)
  > National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB) (U.S.)
  > The National Board of Architectural Accreditation of China (NBAA)
  > The Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA).
  In addition to this, Monash’s Master of Architecture is recognised in:
  > Malaysia by the Board of Architects Malaysia
  > Singapore by the Singapore Board of Architects.

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                                                                                Expert Master’s

                                                                                A professionally-focused program of advanced study in

                            Caulfield                                           contemporary design practice to help you become a leader
                                                                                in your field.
                            1, 1.5 or 2 years
                                                                                This program is ideal for those keen to enter                                 Collaborative design
                                                                                the expanding fields of professional design                                   Collaborative design places you conceptually
                            February and July                                   engagement, or design practitioners aiming                                    and practically at the intersection of interior,
                                                                                to upgrade their expertise. You’ll be trained                                 graphic and industrial design practice. This
                            A$31,700                                            in advanced design thinking and processes                                     program will set you design challenges involving
                            2018 fees p.a.
                                                                                that will equip you with the skills to create                                 image, text, products, narratives, systems,
                                                                                design solutions that engage experiential,                                    services, public and private space, materiality
                            Master of Design                                    communication, object and spatial contexts.                                   and virtuality. You’ll develop independent
                                                                                                                                                              conceptual and practical design skills alongside
                            Alternative exits                                   Entry requirements                                                            an ability to be part of collaborative design
                            > Graduate Certificate in Design
                                                                                Depending on your prior qualifications and                                    processes. You’ll expand your awareness across
                            > Graduate Diploma in Design                                                                                                      design disciplines; develop multidisciplinary
                                                                                experience, you’ll be eligible for entry credit,
                                                                                which reduces the duration.                                                   design expertise; and build broader skills
                            Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents a
                            standard full-time course load for a year.                                                                                        in leadership, professional adaptability and
                                                                                  ELIGIBILITY                                                   Duration      complex project planning.
                                                                                  (in equivalent Australian qualification terms)1               (years)2
                            COURSE CODE: F6002                                                                                                                Interaction design
                            CRICOS CODE: 089737A                                  Bachelor’s degree in any field             2                                The interaction design specialisation develops
                                                                                  Bachelor’s degree in a related field3, OR                                   your skills in the design of contemporary
                                                                                  Bachelor’s degree in any field +          1.5                               artefacts, products and services that engage
                                                                                  relevant expertise4                                                         with interactive, user-focused technologies and
                                                                                  Bachelor’s (hons) degree in a                                               processes. These can include, but aren’t limited
                     DID YOU KNOW?                                                related field3, OR                                                          to, wearable technologies, health and medical

                     Monash Art, Design and Architecture is                       Bachelor’s (hons) degree in any field +                                     equipment, ‘smart’ furniture, educational toys,
                     the only Australian university to receive a                  relevant expertise 4                                                        wearable technologies, information kiosks
                     5, the highest possible ranking, in Visual                 1. Selection is based on previous academic achievement of at least            and transport systems. You’ll use a diverse
                     Arts (Excellence in Research Australia                        a credit average. Applicants applying to do the 1.5 or one-year            range of interactive processes, including
                                                                                   program are required to provide 10–15 images of recent, original
                     Outcomes Report, Australian Federal                           work, clearly numbered with a corresponding list of details attached,      the application of advanced technologies;
                     Government, 2015).                                            and to identify your preferred specialisation.                             electronics and programming; physical and
                                                                                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.
                                                                                                                                                              virtual interface manipulation; engineering and
                                                                                3. Related fields may include graphic design, communication design,           material fabrication; and rapid prototyping. The
                                                                                   visual communication, interior design, interior architecture, exhibition   specialisation gives you an understanding of
                                                                                   design, interaction design, user experience design, multimedia design,
                                                                                   motion design, web design, industrial design or product design.            the relationship between interactive activities,
                                                                                4. For example, by a relevant graduate certificate, graduate diploma          products and human behaviour.
                                                                                   or work experience.
                                                                                                                                                              Multimedia design
                                                                                                                                                              Multimedia design develops your skills in digital
                                                                                English language requirements                                                 communication environments. This includes
                                                                                Level A (see page 112).                                                       designing for the web; motion and animation;
                                                                                                                                                              and interactive touchscreen devices and
                                                                                Specialisations                                                               surfaces. Emphasising an advanced knowledge
                                                                                Advanced studies in design                                                    of existing and emerging digital design
                                                                                This pathway allows you to construct, with                                    processes and systems, this specialisation
                                                                                approval, an individual program of study from                                 embraces projects of varied scale, from hand-
                                                                                across interaction design, multimedia design                                  held smart devices to large public interactive
                                                                                and collaborative design. This enables you to                                 screens. It develops your ability to build a
                                                                                tailor your unit choices while addressing the                                 communication narrative; use multimedia
                                                                                fundamental principles of advanced design                                     processes to fill community and business needs;
                                                                                practice and thinking. It’ll inspire you to connect                           and understand the end-user’s engagement
                                                                                with research and practice across the design                                  with projects or products such as websites,
                                                                                disciplines, and to become a thoughtful design                                apps and other screen-based media.
                                                                                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.

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Professional Entry Master’s

Shape the way communities, towns and cities respond

                                                                                                                                                              FA S T FA C T S
to dynamic global challenges.                                                                               Caulfield
With our new Master of Urban Planning and              In addition to our comprehensive urban planning
Design, you’ll acquire skills in shaping the built     program, you can customise your course and           2 years
and natural environments of cities. The course         add breadth to your learning with a wide range
will equip you with specialist knowledge in            of electives available across Monash University.     February
planning enriched by an understanding of
                                                       We invite applicants from backgrounds as
design processes. This will develop your ability                                                            A$35,800
                                                       diverse as architecture, landscape architecture,
to think critically and creatively in addressing                                                            2018 fees p.a.
                                                       engineering, economics and geography.
complex urban planning problems – key skills
                                                       On graduating you could pursue a career in           Master of Urban
desired by employers of the future.
                                                       government departments and agencies, and             Planning and Design
Guided by experienced academics and                    in planning practices in Australia and around
practitioners, you’ll explore issues relevant to the   the world.                                           Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents
                                                                                                            a standard full-time course load for a year.
growth and transformation of cities through four
                                                       This course is in the process of applying
research themes: compact city, ecological city,        for accreditation by the Planning Institute of       COURSE CODE: F6004
sprawling city and inclusive city. The majority        Australia ( PIA).                                    CRICOS CODE: 093076K
of your study time will be spent on real-world
projects. Working with industry, government and        Entry requirements
local communities, you’ll investigate solutions to
                                                       An Australian undergraduate degree
some of the world’s pressing problems. Through         (or equivalent) with at least a credit average
the ecological city theme, you might focus
                                                       (60 per cent), an up-to-date curriculum vitae,
on the impact of rising sea levels on seaside
                                                       and a 250-word statement of purpose outlining
suburbs and towns, and through the sprawling
                                                       your area of interest and the reason why you’d
city theme, you might investigate the future
                                                       like to complete the course. Applications will
of local food supplies due to the loss of prime
                                                       be reviewed and successful candidates will be
agricultural land to residential housing. Our
                                                       shortlisted for an interview.
practice-based applied approach will also help
you develop the organisational, interpersonal          English language requirements
and communications skills required by the busy
                                                       Level A (see page 112).
urban professional.

                                                                                                          “MADA is an incredibly engaged
                                                                                                           and energised group of architects,
                                                                                                           artists and designers working on
                                                                                                           some of the most challenging
                                                                                                           urban issues in Australia. I’m
                                                                                                           excited to bring urban planning
                                                                                                           into this environment. The new
                                                                                                           Urban Planning and Design
                                                                                                           program will enable students
                                                                                                           to engage in immersive,
                                                                                                           collaborative and hands-on
                                                                                                           experience to tackle real-world
                                                                                                           urban issues.”
                                                                                                          PROFESSOR CARL GRODACH
                                                                                                          Director, Urban Planning and Design

                                                                                                              INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019 21

Expert Master’s

Applied linguistics is one of the fastest-growing fields of study

                                                                                                                                                                                     FA S T FA C T S
in the humanities.                                                                                                                 Off-campus study available.

As globalisation expands, so does the demand            Entry requirements                                                         1, 1.5 or 2 years
for those with intercultural communication skills       Depending on your prior qualifications and
to reach wide audiences. The course offers              experience, you’ll be eligible for entry credit,
a competitive advantage to language teachers,           which reduces the duration.                                                February and July
interpreters, editors and others working with
language in increasingly multilingual and                 ELIGIBILITY                                                   Duration   A$32,000
multicultural societies.                                  (in equivalent Australian qualification terms)1               (years)2   2018 fees p.a.

You’ll gain a critical understanding of theoretical       Bachelor’s degree in any field4                                    2
                                                                                                                                   Master of Applied Linguistics
and practical issues relating to applied linguistics,     Bachelor’s degree in a
including second language acquisition, language           related field3,4 OR,
teaching, language contact and intercultural
                                                                                                                            1.5    Alternative exits
                                                          Bachelor’s degree in any field +
                                                                                                                                   > Graduate Certificate of Arts
                                                          relevant expertise5
                                                                                                                                   > Graduate Diploma in
                                                          Bachelor’s (hons) degree in
                                                                                                                             1       Applied Linguistics
                                                          a related field3,4

     TAILOR YOUR OWN                                    1. Selection is based on previous academic achievement.
                                                           Credit average is required.
                                                                                                                                   Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents
                                                                                                                                   a standard full-time course load for a year.

     ARTS MASTER’S                                      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.                     COURSE CODE: A6001
     DEGREE                                             3. Related fields include linguistics, applied linguistics, language
                                                           study or teaching, translation and interpreting, TESOL and
                                                                                                                                   CRICOS CODE: 082651G
     From Semester 1 2018, students                        speech pathology.
                                                        4. Qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty
     enrolled in an Arts master’s by                       considers to be equivalent.
     coursework program, will have the                  5. Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a related field.
     option of tailoring their course by
     taking electives from another Arts

                                                                                                                                                                                     APPLIED LINGUISTICS
     master’s by coursework program.                    English language requirements
                                                        Level A (see page 112).
     To be eligible, students must be
     enrolled in the 96-credit-point
     (two years full-time) program in order
     to take 24 credit points of specified
     electives from another Arts master’s
     by coursework program.

                                                                                                                                       INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE COURSES 2019 23
                                                                            Expert Master’s

                                                                            A response to increasing community concern about ethical

                            Off-campus study available.                     issues created by scientific discoveries in the health and
                                                                            biological fields.
                            1, 1.5 or 2 years
                                                                            Taught through the Monash Bioethics Centre            Entry requirements
                                                                            (one of the World Health Organization’s six           Depending on your prior qualifications and
                            February and July                               collaborating centres worldwide, you’ll work          experience, you’ll be eligible for entry credit,
                                                                            with expert staff who are internationally-            which reduces the duration.
                            A$32,000                                        recognised leaders and active, prominent
                            2018 fees p.a.
                                                                            contributors to public and professional                 ELIGIBILITY                                                   Duration
                                                                            discussions about a variety of issues in the field.     (in equivalent Australian qualification terms)1               (years)2
                            Master of Bioethics                             You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with
                                                                                                                                    Bachelor’s degree in any field4                                    2
                                                                            industry and participate in study tours and field
                            Alternative exits                               schools, both in Australia and overseas.
                                                                                                                                    Bachelor’s degree in a
                            > Graduate Certificate                                                                                  related field3,4, OR
                              of Bioethics                                  The Master of Bioethics is particularly well-           Bachelor’s degree in any field +
                            > Graduate Diploma                              suited to health care professionals and scientists      relevant experience5
                              of Bioethics                                  who face complex ethical issues in their working        Bachelor’s (hons) degree
                                                                            lives. It also offers skills development for those                                                                         1
                                                                                                                                    in a related field3,4
                          Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents
                          a standard full-time course load for a year.
                                                                            formulating related public policy and law, as well    1. Selection is based on previous academic achievement.
                                                                            as for anyone wanting to explore issues of public        Credit average is required.

                          COURSE CODE: A6002                                concern. Your course takes a broad approach           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.
                          CRICOS CODE: 082652G                              to key issues such as ethical theory, questions       3. Related fields include medicine and other health sciences,
                                                                            of life and death, ethical issues in patient care,       life sciences, social sciences, law and humanities.
                                                                            human-research ethics, legal and policy issues        4. Qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty
                                                                                                                                     considers to be equivalent.
                                                                            in bioethics, and ethical issues in professional
                                                                                                                                  5. Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a related field.
                                                                            life. It’s suitable for those with little or no

                                                                            background in ethics or philosophy, and also for
                                                                            philosophy graduates with an interest in further      English language requirements
                                                                            study of bioethics.                                   Level A (see page 112).

                                                                              DID YOU KNOW?
                                                                              As a Monash Master of Bioethics student,
                                                                              you can apply for an annual fellowship
                                                                              to work as an intern in the Global Health
                                                                              Ethics Unit at the World Health Organization
                                                                              headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Expert Master’s

As the most established program of its type in Australia,

                                                                                                                                                                                      FA S T FA C T S
the Master of Communications and Media Studies has                                                                                  Caulfield, Malaysia
a long record of success.
                                                                                                                                    1, 1.5 or 2 years
The program draws strongly on specialist               Entry requirements
expertise and focuses on fostering industry-           Depending on your prior qualifications and                                   February (Malaysia
ready graduates. You’ll be introduced to the           experience, you’ll be eligible for entry credit,                             and Caulfield) and
latest developments and research in                    which reduces the duration.                                                  July (Caulfield only)
communications and media, always with a view
to real-world application. The course features           ELIGIBILITY                                                   Duration
                                                                                                                                    2018 fees p.a.
guest professional speakers and industry-                (in equivalent Australian qualification terms)1               (years)2
focused field trips to media outlets in Sydney,                                                                             2       Master of Communications
                                                         Bachelor’s degree in any field4
Melbourne, New York and Shanghai.                                                                                                   and Media Studies
                                                         Bachelor’s degree in a
You’ll also have the opportunity of industry             related field3,4, OR                                                       Alternative exits
internships in Australia and overseas.                   Bachelor’s degree in any field +                                           > Graduate Certificate of Arts
The course is ideal for those working or seeking         relevant expertise5                                                        > Graduate Diploma of Arts
employment in communications and media                   Bachelor’s (hons) degree in a
industries – for instance, electronic journalism,                                                                           1
                                                         related field3,4                                                           Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents
                                                                                                                                    a standard full-time course load for a year.
media strategy, public relations or brand              1. Selection is based on previous academic achievement.
marketing. The course also has a research option          Credit average is required.
                                                                                                                                    COURSE CODE: A6003
that can be a gateway to a further higher degree       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.                       CRICOS CODE: 082653F
such as the PhD.                                       3. Related fields include humanities or social sciences.
                                                       4. Qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty
English language requirements                             considers to be equivalent.

Level A (see page 112).                                5. Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a related field.

Expert Master’s

This exciting course provides you with an overview of the

                                                                                                                                                                                      FA S T FA C T S
rapidly growing cultural and creative industry sector, and its
many employment opportunities.                                                                                                      1, 1.5 or 2 years
You’ll gain a detailed understanding of this           Entry requirements                                                           February and July
dynamic sector in close contact with a range           Depending on your prior qualifications and
of industry professionals and real-world               experience, you’ll be eligible for entry credit,
projects from Australia and overseas. Whether                                                                                       A$32,000
                                                       which reduces the duration.                                                  2018 fees p.a.
exploring creative clusters in Melbourne and
Shanghai, assessing festivals in rural Africa or         ELIGIBILITY                                                   Duration     Master of Cultural and
understanding the business models of global              (in equivalent Australian qualification terms)1               (years)2     Creative Industries
digital industries, our diverse content will prepare                                                                        2
                                                         Bachelor’s degree in any field4                                            Alternative exits
you for emerging careers as the sector grows.
                                                         Bachelor’s degree in a                                                     > Graduate Certificate of Arts
The course is intended for those who want to             related field3,4, OR                                                       > Graduate Diploma of Arts
work in the arts, cultural and creative industries;      Bachelor’s degree in any field +
in the public, independent or commercial sectors;        relevant expertise5                                                        Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents
                                                                                                                                    a standard full-time course load for a year.
in cultural policy and industry governance; in           Bachelor’s (hons) degree
urban cultural regeneration and branding; or in                                                                             1
                                                         in a related field3,4                                                      COURSE CODE: A6004
culture and development projects.                      1. Selection is based on previous academic achievement.                      CRICOS CODE: 093655B
                                                          Credit average is required.
English language requirements                          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.
Level A (see page 112).                                3. Related fields include humanities or social sciences.
                                                       4. Qualification or experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty
                                                          considers to be equivalent.
                                                       5. Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a related field.
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